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The History of British Mammals

Published by Christopher Helm

This fascinating book documents the history of British mammal fauna over the last 15,000 years, combining data drawn form an immense range of zoological, archaeological and palaeontological sources. Derek Yalden dispels many popular myths and his extensive research forms the most thorough and accurate portrayal of mammalian history to date.

Changes wrought by shifts in climate and habitat are explained, and issues raised by the impact of human development makes for a thought-provoking read. For specialists and general readers alike, The History of British Mammals is an enjoyable and richly informative account.