Life in desert and plain

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Taplinger, 1977 - Nature - 253 pages
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Contents

ILLUSTRATIONS
14
Introduction
15
Birds and Burrowers of the Steppes
19
Wild Horses Asses and Antelope
31
Kulans
37
Survival in Asian Deserts
45
The Prairie Buffalo and Pronghorns
55
American prairie buffalo
59
Wallaroo
124
Australian Desert and Plains Birds
131
Birds and Insects of the African Savannas
140
Dung beetles
143
Large and Small Game on the Savannas
154
Springbok
157
Seasonal Migrations of the Herds
175
Everyday Life Among Cheetahs and Lions
185

Pronghorn antelope
72
White Wolves and Gray
76
Gophers and Prairie Dogs
85
Prairie dogs
91
Survival in North American Deserts
94
Birds and Burrowers of the Pampas
102
Vizcacha
106
Survival in the Australian Desert and Grasslands
119
Hyena Clans
199
Nomadic Wild Dogs
206
The Trebokke of the Springbok
216
Survival in African Deserts
224
Selected Bibliography
237
Index
245
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