Mammals of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East (Bloomsbury Naturalist) (Hardcover)
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.
About the Author
Stephane Aulagnier is a Professor of Conservation Biology at the
University Paul Sabatier in Toulouse and the Vice-President of the
Society for the Study and Protection of Mammals in France.
“'This book is truly the mammal equivalent of the Collins Bird Guide. All we need is a reptile and amphibian guide for the same region, and we'll have the tetrapods all covered!'” —Birdwatch (January 2010)
“'At last, an authoritative, up-to-date handbook on the region's mammalian fauna. Overall, this is an excellent, useful guide.'” —BBC Wildlife (January 2010)