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: 462
Authors: Mel Sunquist, Fiona Sunquist
Categories: Pets
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-05-15 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Did you know that European royalty once used cheetahs to hunt deer, or that caracals can capture birds by leaping six and a half feet straight up into the air from a standing start? Have you ever wondered whether domestic cats really do land on their feet when they fall,
Wild Cats of the World
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Luke Hunter
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-09-24 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Ranging from largest – the Tiger, to the smallest – Rusty-spotted Cat, the world's wild cats are some of the most beautiful, ferocious and feared carnivores in the world. Wild Cats of the World provides a detailed account of each species of wild cat, examining their importance throughout history and
Planet Cat
Language: en
Pages: 403
Authors: Sandra Choron, Harry Choron, Arden Moore
Categories: Pets
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

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Elric: The Revenge of the Rose
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Michael Moorcock
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-12-22 - Publisher: Hachette UK

Feared by enemies and friends alike, Elric of Melnibone walks a lonely path among the worlds of the multiverse. The destroyer of his own cruel and ancient race, as well as its final ruler, Elric is the bearer of a destiny as dark and cursed as the vampiric sword he