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Field Guide to the Mammals of South-east Asia 2nd Edition

Charles Francis



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27 June 2019
Wildlife: mammals
This book is a fully revised and updated second edition of the only comprehensive guide to the mammals of South-east Asia, one of the world's richest regions in terms of mammal diversity, where species new to science are still being described regularly, though there is increasing pressure on all of its wild mammal populations.

From large mammals such as the elephant, big cats, dolphins and whales through bears, monkeys and badgers to bats, civets, rats and shrews, more than 550 species are described in detail, including key identification characteristics, habitat, behaviour, distribution and status, accompanied by line drawings of footprints and details of anatomy, or other aspects of identification. Beautiful colour plates depict nearly all species and their variations, while accompanying range maps provide up-to-date information on distribution.

This field guide is essential for any naturalist or traveller visiting this special corner of Asia.
By:   Charles Francis
Imprint:   Bloomsbury
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Edition:   2nd Revised edition
Dimensions:   Height: 216mm,  Width: 140mm, 
Weight:   744g
ISBN:   9781472934970
ISBN 10:   1472934970
Pages:   416
Publication Date:   27 June 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Charles Francis has been studying mammals in South-east Asia since 1979 and is now one of the leading experts on mammals in the region. He has written numerous research papers on both mammals and birds in Asia and North America, including descriptions of more than 15 new bat species. He has also written books on birds and mammals of Borneo as well as a photographic guide to mammals of South-east Asia. He is currently responsible for managing bird population monitoring programmes for the Canadian Wildlife Service, based at the National Wildlife Research Centre in Ottawa, Canada.

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