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A field guide to the mammals of Australia

Peter Menkhorst

A field guide to the mammals of Australia

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Published by Oxford University Press in Australia, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mammals,
  • Identification

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 258-259) and indexes.

    Other titlesMammals of Australia
    StatementPeter Menkhorst, Frank Knight
    ContributionsKnight, Frank, 1941-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL733 .M46 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 274 p. :
    Number of Pages274
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24843183M
    ISBN 109780195573954
    LC Control Number2011288667

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Each double-page spread provides all the information needed to identify an animal, a full-color illustration of the entire animal, a smaller diagram of diagnostic features, a distribution map, and species description and measurements, including details of how to differentiate between similar species.

This book provides concise and accurate details of the appearance, diagnostic features, distribution, habitat, and key behavioral characteristics of all mammals known to have occurred in Australia or its waters since the time of European settlement.

He has participated in fauna surveys in many parts of Australia and has worked in wildlife research and management in Victoria for thirty-five years. Each double-page spread provides all the information needed to identify an animal, a full-color illustration of the entire animal, a smaller diagram of diagnostic features, a distribution map, and species description and measurements, including details of how to differentiate between similar species.

Identification keys are provided for groups that are difficult to identify to species level, including keys to the genera of small marsupials, rodents, and bats, and all marine mammals likely to be washed on to an Australian beach: whales, dolphins, porpoises, seals, and the Dugong.

By contrast, the Handbook is designed as a comprehensive reference for the lab rather a portable book for the field. This technique, the " Peterson Identification System ", was used in most of Peterson's Field Guides from animal tracks to seashells and has been widely adopted by other publishers and authors as well.

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