Lemurs of Madagascar

Format: Print Book 1994
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Location Collection Call #
Carnegie Museum of Natural History Mammals QL737.P95 L445 1994
Location  Carnegie Museum of Natural History
 
Collection  Mammals
 
Call Number  QL737.P95 L445 1994
 
 
Summary
Lemurs are primates found exclusively on Madagascar, but their appearance and the extraordinary diversity of species have captured the interest of primate watchers everywhere.

This guide profiles all 50 known species and subspecies of lemurs, from their origins and discovery to recent studies and on-going conservation efforts. Included are full descriptions, many color images, maps showing distribution patterns, and detailed drawings of the postures and behaviors used by naturalists to distinguish between species.
Additional Information
Series Conservation International tropical field guide series ; 1.
Subjects Lemurs -- Madagascar -- Identification.
Lemurs -- Madagascar.
Publisher Washington, DC :Conservation International,1994
Contributors Mittermeier, Russell A.
Nash, Stephen D.
Conservation International.
Language English
Notes Includes 36 color plates.
Description 356 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 19 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-315).
ISBN 1881173089 :
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