Category Archives: Mammals

Primates and Humans: what’s the difference? Find some clues in this interview with Dr Miquel Llorente, author of the book “Primates”

Miquel Llorente is the author of Primates, Biología, comportamiento y evolución, a monograph specially recommended for those seeking a first contact with primatology in a single volume, including photographs, illustrations and diagrams to enhance the understanding of the text. In this interview, published in Spanish, Miquel walks us through his studies, his contributions and finally […]

Bat photography: close-up with Glenn Hoye

Glenn Hoye is the photographer with the most images published in the recently released Volume 9, Bats, of the Handbook of the Mammals of the World. He is an ecological consultant who has been running his own company, Fly By Night Bat Surveys, since 1992, working in the environmental field as a bat expert. He’s […]

As the HMW series crosses the finish line, we look back at its course with Chief Editor Don Wilson

Don E. Wilson is a Chief Editor of the nine volumes of our now-completed Handbook of the Mammals of the World series. He was a good choice for the role, given his long career in the field and his collaboration as author and editor in important works in mammalogy, including the landmark Mammal Species of […]

News from the Batcave with Ilian Velikov

Ilian Velikov is a wildlife artist and the main illustrator of the forthcoming volume of the Handbook of the Mammals of the World series, Volume 9: Bats. Is his current assignment driving him batty? Here is what he had to tell us… When and how did you begin illustrating animals? How did you get hooked? […]