Indian Mammals: A Field Guide [EPUB]

Indian Mammals: A Field Guide [EPUB]
Indian Mammals: A Field Guide by Vivek Menon
2014 | AZW3 | ISBN: 9789350097601 | 42.64MB

An invaluable reference and exceptionally usable guide to the mammals of India

Covering the rich diversity of mammal species in India, from tigers, elephants, rhinos and whales to primates, rodents and bats, Indian Mammals is a comprehensive, field-ready and illustrated guide.

Accompanied by superb full-colour photographs, supplementary illustrations and distribution maps, and based on impeccable scientific research reviewed by experts, Indian Mammals records details of virtually every mammal known to exist in India. The in-depth, up-to-date text by Vivek Menon, one of India's leading naturalists and an authority on Indian wildlife, describes key identification features, biometrics, behaviour, social strategies, habitat and distribution.

Encyclopaedic in sweep yet accessible in approach, Indian Mammals includes the majestic and most sought after as well as the extraordinary and elusive mammals. Passionate wildlife watchers will appreciate the range of coverage and tips on identifying mammals, while naturalists will value the exacting detail needed to distinguish similar species in the field. Planned for easy reference, this compact guide is the essential resource for wildlifers of any age, from animal watchers and eco-tourists to active conservationists.

  • More than 400 species of both land and water mammals with introductory pages on each order
  • Over 1,000 carefully curated photographs
  • Nearly 150 distribution maps
  • Colour tabs for sections to facilitate ease of use
  • The full index doubles up as a life-list
  • Field notes reveal uncommon on-site experiences