Felines of the World

Felines of the World

Author: Giovanni G. Bellani

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 9780128172773

Category: Nature

Page: 486

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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: 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
Wild Cats of the World
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Luke Hunter
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-03-19 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Wildlife

From the rabbit-sized Black-footed Cat of southern Africa to bear-killing Amur tigers of the Russian Far East, the 38 members of the Cat Family include some of the world's most fascinating and magnificent species on earth. Supremely adapted for the kill, all cats are obligate carnivores; they survive only by
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Language: en
Pages: 280
Authors: Dr. Jose R. Castello
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-10-20 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

The most comprehensive and user-friendly photographic field guide to the world’s wildcats and hyenas 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 wildcats known as felids are among the most fascinating and
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Language: en
Pages: 452
Authors: Mel Sunquist, Fiona Sunquist
Categories: Nature
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A detailed volume on thirty-six species of cats from around the world, from the two-pound black-footed cat to the 500-pound tiger, draws on a wide range of sources and provides information on each variety's characteristics, distribution, ecology, behavior, status in the wild, and conservation efforts.
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