Encyclopedia of Mammals, The
Call Number: QL703 .E56 2006 REF
Publication Date: 2006
In three comprehensive volumes, this work details developments in natural history and science in a way that engages general readers as well as students and researchers. A Factfile section presents key details on 40 animals, including diet, breeding, habitat and life expectancy. A listing of scientific names for all the species mentioned is included, as well as hundreds of "Animals in Close Up" featuring articles emphasizing the importance of animal conservation.
Mammal Species of the World
Call Number: QL708 .M35 2005 REF
Publication Date: 2005
Wilson and Reeder's Mammal Species of the World is the classic reference book on the taxonomic classification and distribution of the more than 5400 species of mammals that exist today. The third edition includes detailed information on nomenclature and, for the first time, common names. Each concise entry covers type locality, distribution, synonyms, and major reference sources.
Wild Mammals in Captivity
Call Number: QL704 .W55 2010 MAIN
Publication Date: 2010
Wild Mammals in Captivity presents the most current thinking and practice in the care and management of wild mammals in zoos and other institutions. The editors have gathered the most current information from studies of animal behavior; advances in captive breeding; research in physiology, genetics, and nutrition; and new thinking in animal management and welfare.
Wild Mammals of North America, 2nd ed.
Call Number: QL715 .W55 2003 REF
Publication Date: 2003
The revised second edition continues to provide the most current and comprehensive data on the distribution, physiology, ecology, behavior, commercial value, and viability of non-game North American species, including bats, woodrats, prairie dogs, and armadillo, the whales, seals, and sirenians, as well as carnivores, fur-bearers, and big game species.
Mammals of South America
Call Number: QL725 .M36 2007 REF
Publication Date: 2008
Species accounts include taxonomic descriptions, synonymies, keys to identification, distributions with maps and a gazetteer of marginal localities, lists of recognized subspecies, brief summaries of natural history information, and discussions of issues related to taxonomic interpretations.
Mammals of Africa
Call Number: QL731.A1 M36 2013 REF
Publication Date: 2013
Six volumes incorporate the very latest information and detailed discussion of the morphology, distribution, biology and evolution of every currently recognized species of African land mammals, with detailed profiles of 1,160 species and 16 orders.
Australian Mammals : Ecology and Captive Management
Call Number: QL733 .J33 2003 MAIN
Publication Date: 2003
This work includes a review of the biology of each group in the wild with the information being taken to increase the understanding and husbandry standard in captivity. It gives practical guidance for keeping native mammals in captivity, with each chapter containing information on the biology, housing, capture and restraint, transport, diet, behaviour, behavioural enrichment, breeding, and artificial rearing of each group of mammals.