Nature

Mammals of China

ebook

ISBN:
Published:
05/26/2013
Copyright:
2013
Illus:
384 color illus. 558 maps.
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China’s breathtaking diversity of natural habitats — from mountains and deserts to grasslands and lush tropical forests — is home to more than 10 percent of the world’s mammal species. This one-of-a-kind pocket guide describes the characteristics, geographic distribution, natural history, and conservation status of all 558 species of mammals found in China. An up-to-date distribution map accompanies each species account, and beautiful color illustrations by wildlife artist Federico Gemma depict a majority of the species. The definitive text is written by leading specialists and follows the most current global standards for mammalian systematics.


This field-ready pocket edition of A Guide to the Mammals of China makes the rich mammal fauna of China accessible to ecotravelers and naturalists like never before.


  • The comprehensive pocket guide to all of China’s 558 mammal species

  • Describes the physical characteristics, geographic distribution, natural history, and conservation status of every species

  • Features up-to-date distribution maps and stunning color illustrations throughout

  • Written by a team of leading specialists