Felids and Hyenas of the World
José R Castelló
Wild Cats, Panthers, Lynx, Pumas, Ocelots, Caracals, and relatives.
From the Leopard Cat of Asia, the Black-footed Cat of Africa, and the Amur Tiger of Siberia to South America's Ocelots and North America's Bobcats, the wild cats known as felids are among the most fascinating and spectacular of all animals.
This stunningly illustrated book is the most comprehensive and user-friendly guide to the world's felids and their often misunderstood relative, the hyenas. Covering and illustrating every species and subspecies, Felids and Hyenas of the World features more than 150 superb full-colour plates that incorporate more than 600 photographs and show species in similar poses for quick and easy comparison. Drawing on the latest taxonomy and research, the facing-page species accounts provide distribution maps, common and scientific names, and detailed information on key identification features, distribution, behaviour, reproduction, similar species, habitat, conservation status, and where to observe each species. An ideal field companion for use anywhere in the world, Felids and Hyenas of the World will appeal to both casual nature enthusiasts and seasoned professionals. 272 pages.
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