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Mammals of the Northern Hemisphere

Harris, Tim

Mammals of the Northern Hemisphere

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Published by Brown Bear Books in Tucson, AZ .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rare mammals,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Endangered species

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 63) and index.

    Statement[edited by Tim Harris]
    SeriesFacts at your fingertips. Endangered animals
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL706.8 .M26 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination64 p. :
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25193141M
    ISBN 101936333341
    ISBN 109781936333349
    LC Control Number2010053969
    OCLC/WorldCa699373956

      Placental mammals occupy a larger morphospace and are taxonomically more diverse than marsupials by an order of magnitude, as shown by quantitative and phylogenetic studies of several character complexes and clades. Many have suggested that life history acts as a constraint on the evolution of marsupial morphology. However, the frequent circumvention of Cited by: Chicago/Turabian Format. Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "Northern hemisphere" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Shorebirds of the Northern Hemisphere 1b8cdcb1-dfeb-a27faeb24d The last couple of decades have seen a spate of specialist photographic guides to the more difficult bird groups, and the charadriiformes cause real headaches for birders, beginner and expert alike.


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Get this from a library. Mammals of the Northern Hemisphere. [Tim Harris;] -- "Describes various mammals in the Northern Hemisphere that are endangered and at risk of becoming extinct. Data Sheet sidebars and maps accompany the text"--Provided by publisher.

The volume might be difficult to use as a reference book since the number of animals covered is limited, although coverage can be doubled by acquiring the companion Mammals of the Northern Hemisphere.

The illustrations and the various boxed features should appeal to students. Also available as an e-book. Grades Format: Library Binding.

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Get this from a library. Mammals of the Northern Hemisphere. [Marshall Cavendish Reference (Firm);] Mammals of the Northern Hemisphere book Describes thirteen animals from the Northern Hemisphere and their physical characteristics, habitat, behavior, and their survival.

Mammals of the Northern Hemisphere (Book): "Describes various mammals in the Northern Hemisphere that are endangered and at risk of becoming extinct.

Data Sheet sidebars and maps accompany the text"--Provided by publisher. Mammals are under threat in many parts of the northern hemisphere. Some face the destruction of their habitats; others are the victims of hunting; and still more have been affected by the demands of an increasing human population.

This book examines the pressures faced by a selection of Pages: The evolution of mammals has passed through many stages since the first appearance of their synapsid ancestors in the Pennsylvanian sub-period of the late Carboniferous period.

By the mid-Triassic, there were many synapsid species that looked like lineage leading to today's mammals split up in the Jurassic; synapsids from this period include Dryolestes, Mammals of the Northern Hemisphere book.

Southern Hemisphere animals are also larger than Northern Hemisphere animals. In the South Africa and western North Pacific stocks, body length increases rapidly until 4–5 years, reaches about 90% of asymptotic length for both sexes at about 10 years, and ceases to.

These mammals, in turn, were closely related to the multituberculates, an evolutionarily successful group of early mammals known almost exclusively from Northern Hemisphere fossils. Pleistocene megafauna is the set of large animals that lived on Earth during the Pleistocene epoch and became extinct during the Quaternary Mammals of the Northern Hemisphere book event.

Megafauna are any animals with an adult body weight of over 44 kg (97 lbs). Mammals of the Northern Hemisphere book last glacial period, commonly referred to as the 'Ice Age', spannedto 14, years ago and was the. The Northern Hemisphere is the part of the planet that is north of the has about 90 percent of world's population and most of the world's of North America and Europe are in the Northern Hemisphere.

Most of Asia, two-thirds of Africa and 10 percent of South America are also in this hemisphere. The three largest countries by population; China, India, and the United. Mammals of the Northern Hemisphere by Marshall Cavendish Reference,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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