Beat about the Bush: Mammals

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Jacana Media, Jan 22, 2007 - Nature - 380 pages
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Filling the gap between basic mammal guides and extensive academic texts, this resource answers everyday questions about mammals in an understandable fashion that will appeal to tourists, bush enthusiasts, and field guides. Addressing everything from how an elephant's trunk works to why the blue whale is not a fish, this question-and-answer guide includes more than 700 color photographs and a detailed section on tracks and signs, making it a must-have for anyone wanting to know about the mammals of the bush region.
  

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Contents

CONTENTS
5
CARNIVORA animal producteaters
68
RUMINANTIA cudchewers
144
WhIPPOMORPhA
191
SUIfORMES
202
PERISSODACTYlA oddtoed ungulates
211
In summer african buffalo are active from late afternoon to well after sunset
293
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About the author (2007)

Trevor Carnaby has been a professional field guide for more than 14 years. He has worked as a head guide, environmental manager, and guide trainer in the Sabi Sands Game Reserve and is now a specialist guide based in northern Botswana.

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