Felines of the World

Felines of the World

Author: Giovanni Giuseppe Bellani

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0128165030

Category: Nature

Page: 316

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Felines of the World: Discoveries in Taxonomic Classification and History provides the most recent taxonomic, paleontological, phylogenetic and DNA advances of wild felid and domestic cat species following guidelines dictated by the IUCN SSC Cat Specialist Group. It highlights the importance of felines and their role as predators in maintaining the ecological biome balance in which they have evolved. The book delves into the anatomical, evolutionary and zoogeographic features of fossil and current felid species. Each species is described in detail, detailing its classification, habitat and biological habits. This book also presents the most updated threat and conservation status of each species. This book is an ideal resource for zoologists and paleontologists, primarily those interested in the evolution and features of extinct and extant felines. Details the lineage, features and habits of over 40 felid species Covers all species within the Felidae family, including lions, lynxes, pumas and domestic cats Features detailed and colorful illustrations, diagrams and species location maps Informs readers on endangered species, current threats and conservation efforts
Felines of the World
Language: en
Pages: 316
Authors: Giovanni Giuseppe Bellani
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-06-15 - Publisher: Academic Press

Felines of the World: Discoveries in Taxonomic Classification and History provides the most recent taxonomic, paleontological, phylogenetic and DNA advances of wild felid and domestic cat species following guidelines dictated by the IUCN SSC Cat Specialist Group. It highlights the importance of felines and their role as predators in maintaining
Felines of the World
Language: en
Pages: 486
Authors: Giovanni G. Bellani
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-09-19 - Publisher: Academic Press

Felines of the World: Discoveries in Taxonomic Classification and History provides the most recent taxonomic, paleontological, phylogenetic and DNA advances of wild felid and domestic cat species following guidelines dictated by the IUCN SSC Cat Specialist Group. It highlights the importance of felines and their role as predators in maintaining
A Cat's Tale
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Dr. Paul Koudounaris, Baba the Cat
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-11-10 - Publisher: Henry Holt and Company

"Fun, fanciful, and even informative." —People The first comprehensive history of felines—from the laps of pagan gods to present-day status as meme stars—as revealed by a very learned tabby with a knack for hunting down facts Since the dawn of civilization, felines have prowled alongside mankind as they expanded their
Outsmarting Cats
Language: en
Pages: 392
Authors: Wendy Christensen
Categories: Pets
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-02-27 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

While cat owners adore their purring, fuzzy friends, cats can have another, rather unpleasant, side. Some pee on carpets, shred upholstery, chomp houseplants, caterwaul at all hours, and scratch and bite. Skeptics will claim that it’s impossible to train a cat. Happily, Wendy Christensen knows they’re wrong. True, cats are
Feline Practice: Integrating Medicine and Well-Being (Part II), An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America: Small Animal Practice
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Margie Scherk
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-01 - Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

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