The most complete guide to the mammals of the Western Palearctic region, amply illustrated in colour, with distribution maps, and drawings of details to facilitate identification. Cetaceans are not included.
Covering over 400 species, this work presents all of the terrestrial mammal species of the Western Palearctic, serving as an excellent guide to the great wealth of fauna in this region. Species accounts are concise and authoritative, giving information on size, distribution, habitat, behaviour, reproduction and feeding. Each account is supported by distribution maps and superb illustrations. The book features over 100 plates, comprising of over 600 colour species artworks. Variation between the sexes is illustrated and anatomical diagrams are provided to assist identification.
- 400 distribution maps, 600 colour illustrations and 450 drawings.