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Mammals of Madagascar A Complete Guide
This portable guide, Mammals of Madagascar A Complete Guide, offers a full survey and classification of all the Malagasy mammals, both endemic and introduced, including many new species only recently identified. Great book.
Author: Nick Garbutt
Publisher: Yale University Press in association with Christopher Helm / A & C Black Publishers Ltd.
Year of Publication: 2007
304 pp, 67 b/w, 175 color illus., 188 maps
The mammals that inhabit Madagascar are among the most extraordinary in the world. With vivid color photographs, line illustrations, and maps, Mammals of Madagascar A Complete Guide is an essential volume for any tourist or biologist who visits the island—or wishes to. This portable guide offers a full survey and classification of all the Malagasy mammals, both endemic and introduced, including many new species only recently identified.
The guide provides descriptions of the physical and behavioral characteristics of each species as well as information about habitat and distribution. To further aid identification, the book lists top mammal-watching sites in the rain forests, deciduous forests, and spiny forest areas. Streamlined and completely updated, this book replaces Nick Garbutt’s classic earlier work, Mammals of Madagascar, and takes its place as the definitive guide to the mammals of the world’s fourth-largest island.
Size: 6.4 x 9.2 x .7 inches
Published in association with Christopher Helm/A C Black Publishers Ltd.
Nick Garbutt is an award-winning wildlife photographer and author who has visited virtually all of the major wildlife locations in Madagascar during annual visits since 1991. He contributes to publications worldwide, including “National Geographic”, “Africa Geographic”, “Outdoor Photography”, and “BBC Wildlife” and has twice been the winner of the BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition.
|Dimensions||8 x 11 x 1 in|