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2 edition of East African Mammals found in the catalog.

East African Mammals

Jonathan Kingdon

East African Mammals

An Atlas of Evolution in Africa, Part D (East African Mammals, Vol. 3)

by Jonathan Kingdon

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Published by Academic Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mammals +,
  • Africa, East,
  • Animals,
  • Evolution,
  • Mammals

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages746
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9423941M
    ISBN 100124083455
    ISBN 109780124083455

    The blue wildebeest has a larger range, being found in across several countries in southern and south-central Africa. I also recommend that when visiting a South African national park, East African Mammals book pick up the official park map which includes several pages of animal illustrations at the back. Possible explanations include: camouflage, heat dispersal, creation of an optical illusion to fool predators, and to make the zebra less attractive to biting flies experiments in which horses were painted with stripes back up this last theory. One of my favorite features is the Quick Reference which appears inside the front and back covers. The plains zebra is the most common and widespread zebra.

    Each volume follows the same format, with detailed profiles of every species and higher taxa. Each account includes a behavioral table in which the unique actions of the hoofed mammals, carnivores, and primates are East African Mammals book for easy reference. From the Back Cover: This volume looks at the astonishing variety of hares and rodents that coexist in East Africa, each exploiting a slightly different aspect of the shared environment. The species is found in eastern Central Africa. The conservation status of the species is Near Threatened due to over-hunting and the fencing off of traditional grazing routes. More than just a field guide, this is the definitive photographic guide to the mammals of southern Africa.

    Standing in contrast to guides that emphasize only Africa s larger mammals, it covers the diversity of small East African Mammals book golden moles, sengis, hedgehogs and shrews, bats, hares and rabbits, and rodents. Here is a list of our recommendations for what books to take on an African Safari. Also tips about how to get there and some photography advice. Some descriptions also include information about behavior, seasonal adaptations, and genealogy. Mammal families and subfamilies, color-coded to facilitate their location within the text. Mammals of Africa MoA is a series of six volumes which describes, in detail, every currently recognized species of African land mammal.


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East African Mammals by Jonathan Kingdon Download PDF Ebook

This description is aimed almost entirely at helping the reader identify the species and to point out similar species with which they might easily be confused. This comprehensive list includes each of the plus species which occur in Southern Africa. Kingdom explains his drawings "as a wordless questioning of form.

The only downside is that this book is now 20 years old.

ISBN 13: 9780226437187

Return to index Zebra The three species of zebra are members of the horse family, Equidae. Volume I of East African Mammals contains introductory chapters on method, the East African environment vegetation, the Bwamba Forest, time perspectives on mammalian evolution, and mammalian anatomy.

They also include distribution maps and illustrations. The probing East African Mammals book is like the dissecting scalpel, seeking to expose relevant structures that may not be immediately obvious and are certainly hidden from the shadowy world of the camera lens.

They are also known as gnus. Number of species: 2 Genus: Connochaetes Wildebeest are antelopes with upwardly-curving horns, long faces, shaggy manes and long tails.

Let us know in the comments below! In addition, useful maps show the major national boundaries, vegetation zones, and game parks as well as tips on wildlife photography, a list of organizations working to protect African wildlife, and advice on where and when to see the animals.

Also tips about how to get there and some photography advice. It is great East African Mammals book learn about the wildlife we are watching and it is great entertainment while we are waiting for animals to turn up at a waterhole. Including major biotic zones, mammal identification, conservation and management in Africa.

Each volume follows the same format, with detailed profiles of every species and higher taxa. This paperback edition East African Mammals book Kingdon's remarkable artistic and scientific achievement—his hundreds of drawings and perceptive study of all the mammals East African Mammals book East Africa's species-rich fauna—available to the wide audience it deserves.

Mammals of Africa MoA is a series of six volumes which describes, in detail, every currently recognized species of African land mammal. Extensive references alert readers to more detailed information. Some descriptions also include information about behavior, seasonal adaptations, and genealogy.

The species is found in eastern Central Africa. More than just a field guide, this is the definitive photographic guide to the mammals of southern Africa. Standing in contrast to guides that emphasize only Africa s larger mammals, it covers the diversity of small mammals: golden moles, sengis, hedgehogs and shrews, bats, hares and rabbits, and rodents.

The major portion of the book is devoted to the study of primates, species by species, until all that occur in East Africa have been illustrated and their behavior, ecology, and anatomy discussed.

With 1, species and 16 orders, Africa has the greatest diversity and abundance of mammals in the world. Whether we are able to look at them face to face, on television, or in the hundreds of illustrations provided here by Daniel Otte, this guide allows us to understand what animals do and what their behavior means.This makes all of the "East African Mammals" series of books by Jonathan Kingdon an absolute necessity.

The text gives a wonderful insight into the natural history as well as the historical ancestry of the majority of East Africa's wild 42comusa.coms: 3.

Chris Stuart is the author of a range of books on African mammals, wildlife and conservation, as well as numerous scientific papers and popular articles. Much of his time is spent traveling the world, searching for wild mammals and promoting their conservation.

Chris holds an MSc from the University of KwaZulu-Natal/5(13). The major portion of the book is devoted to the study of primates, species by species, until all that occur in East Africa have been illustrated and their behavior, ecology, and anatomy discussed. In each volume Kingdon combines his text with hundreds of finished drawings and quick sketches, the latter a form.This paperback edition makes Kingdon's remarkable artistic and pdf achievement--his hundreds of drawings and perceptive study of all the mammals in East Africa's species-rich fauna--available to the wide audience it deserves.

Volume IIA of "East African Mammals" begins a two-part study of East Africa's smallest and least conspicuous mammals.Get this from a library! East African Mammals: an Atlas of Evolution in Africa. V. 3C: Bovids. [Jonathan Kingdon] -- Detailed anatomical illustrations accompany information on the appearance, habits, geographical distribution, and evolutionary changes of the smaller mammals of Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania.

Bibliogs.Ebook and coveted ebook both naturalists and lovers of wildlife illustration, Jonathan Kingdon’s seven-volume East African Mammals has become a classic of modern natural history. This paperback edition makes Kingdon’s remarkable artistic and scientific achievement—his hundreds of drawings and perceptive study of all the mammals in East Africa’s species-rich fauna—available to the.