Cover of Jos  R. Castell, Alexander Sliwa (FRW), Andrew C. Kitchener (FRW): Felids and Hyenas of the World

Jos R. Castell, Alexander Sliwa (FRW), Andrew C. Kitchener (FRW) Felids and Hyenas of the World

Wildcats, Panthers, Lynx, Pumas, Ocelots, Caracals, and Relatives

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Book information

Princeton Univ Press

USA

2020

Paperback

279

Heavy

302979

978-0-691-20597-7

0-691-20597-3

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The most comprehensive and user-friendly photographic field guide to the world's wildcats and hyenasFrom 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 wildcats 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, the guide features more than 150 superb full-color 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, behavior, reproduction, similar species, habitat, conservation status, and where to observe each species. An ideal field companion for use anywhere in the world, the book will appeal to both casual nature enthusiasts and seasoned professionals. Covers 41 felids and 4 hyenas-every species and subspecies in the worldFeatures more than 150 color plates incorporating more than 600 photosDepicts species in similar poses for quick and easy comparisonsProvides key identification information in detailed, facing-page species accountsUses the latest taxonomyIncludes easy-to-read distribution maps and tips on where to observe each species.

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