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Mammals of China, Paperback / softback Book

Mammals of China Paperback / softback

Edited by Andrew T. Smith, Yan Xie

Part of the Princeton Pocket Guides series

Description

China's breathtaking diversity of natural habitats--from mountains and deserts to grasslands and lush tropical forests--is home to more than 10 percent of the world's mammal species.

This one-of-a-kind pocket guide describes the characteristics, geographic distribution, natural history, and conservation status of all 558 species of mammals found in China.

An up-to-date distribution map accompanies each species account, and beautiful color illustrations by wildlife artist Federico Gemma depict a majority of the species.

The definitive text is written by leading specialists and follows the most current global standards for mammalian systematics.

This field-ready pocket edition of A Guide to the Mammals of China makes the rich mammal fauna of China accessible to ecotravelers and naturalists like never before. * The comprehensive pocket guide to all of China's 558 mammal species * Describes the physical characteristics, geographic distribution, natural history, and conservation status of every species * Features up-to-date distribution maps and stunning color illustrations throughout * Written by a team of leading specialists

Information

  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 400 pages, 558 Maps
  • Publisher: Princeton University Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Wildlife: mammals
  • ISBN: 9780691154275

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