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Wild Mammals of North America: Biology, Management, and Conservation Hardcover – October 21, 2003
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Provides comprehensive data on the distribution, physiology, ecology, behavior and commercial value of both game and non-game species of terrestrial mammals... This volume is an essential for any professional in the areas of wildlife management or biology, and of great value to anyone interested in the life histories of North American mammals.(Northeastern Naturalist)
Whether your interest in wildlife is as a wildlife manager, hunter or nature lover, a new book offers information on every mammal found in North America. Wild Mammals of North America, Biology, Management, and Conservation contains illustrations and detailed information on 57 mammalian species, with contributions from 100 leading authorities.(Progressive Farmer)
I am very excited to now review a classic work in the field of North American Mammals. The goal of this book is to provide a wide ranging audience including professional biologists and interested conservationists review chapters dealing with mammals of that usually require some form of management... This new volume contains a total of 1000+ pages of text, 55 chapters, and over 100 contributors having been involved in writing the chapters. The authors all have direct experience with the animals they are writing about and this makes their work particularly valuable... This should be mandatory reading for anyone contemplating research on one of the species covered within this book... For AZA institutions heavily involved in North American species this book comes recommended.(Library News for Zoos and Aquariums)
Anyone needing information on the life history and management of North American mammals will find this work a comprehensive and useful resource.(Choice)
An excellent, encyclopedic review of the biology of North American mammals.(Alecander Hristov Dairy Herd Network)
An ambitious and important contribution.(American Scientist)
There has been a need for some time now for a major work on mammals which includes a detailed description of each species, describes its biology and discusses management techniques and research. Wild Mammals of North America fills that void and represents a major contribution to reference literature on mammals.(Canadian Field-Naturalist)
An enormous amount of firsthand experience and published data have been brought together in a way never previously achieved.(Journal of Natural History)
For reference and as a textbook, Wild Mammals of North America is excellent.(Nature)
May be easily read by scientists and laymen alike. The authors impart a great deal of management and conservation information about each species or species group while considering the economic and cultural pressures our society exerts on the animals and their environment.(Zoo Biology)