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
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Number of pages: 400
Weight: 567 g
Dimensions: 191 x 114 x 30 mm
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