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Phillipps' Field Guide to the Mammals of Borneo and Their Ecology:
Sabah, Sarawak, Brunei, and Kalimantan
Quentin Phillipps & Karen Phillipps

Paperback | 2016 | $35.00 | ISBN: 9780691169415
400 pp. | 5 3/4 x 8 1/4 | 141 color plates. 160 maps.
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This is the most comprehensive, up-to-date, and easily accessible field guide to the mammals of Borneo—the ideal travel companion for anyone visiting this region of the world. Covering Sabah, Sarawak, Brunei, and Kalimantan, the book provides essential information on 277 species of land and marine mammals and features 141 breathtaking color plates. Detailed facing-page species accounts describe taxonomy, size, range, distribution, habits, and status. This unique at-a-glance guide also includes distribution maps, habitat plates, regional maps, fast-find graphic indexes, top mammal sites, and a complete overview of the vegetation, climate, and ecology of Borneo.

  • Covers 277 species—from orangutans and clouded leopards to otters and other marine mammals
  • Features 141 superb color plates
  • Includes facing-page species accounts, distribution maps, fast-find graphic indexes, and more
  • Describes Borneo's vegetation, climate, and ecology

Quentin Phillipps is a native of Borneo who has been fascinated by its wildlife and natural history since he was a child. Karen Phillipps is a native of Borneo who has illustrated many books on Asian wildlife, including A Field Guide to the Mammals of Borneo. They are the coauthors of the acclaimed Phillipps' Field Guide to the Birds of Borneo (Princeton).

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"Excellent and very informative. . . . All the species present in the region are covered in detail with wonderful illustrations by Karen Phillipps. . . . The details provided on each mammal are comprehensive, informative and cover all 277 known land and marine mammals' species in the region."--Dato' Dr Amar-Singh, Bird Ecology Study Group

"This book is much more than a field guide, although it serves this purpose extremely well. . . . A number of sidebars provide information on particular ecological relationships (such as predator/prey), seed dispersal, and other notable facts. The writing is colorful yet professional. Overall, this is a very comprehensive work."--Choice

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