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Walker"s Marsupials of the World (Walker"s Mammals)

by Ronald M. Nowak

  • 10 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by The Johns Hopkins University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Marsupials & monotremes,
  • Science,
  • Life Sciences - Biology - General,
  • Animals,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Mammals,
  • Science / Biology,
  • Classification,
  • Marsupials

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsChristopher R. Dickman (Introduction)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7871386M
    ISBN 100801882222
    ISBN 109780801882227

    The World Walker is about a guy who was ready to throw in the towel before his illness destroyed what little health he had. He went for a walk, settled by a pretty view, drank a fair share o When I first saw the blurb for this book, I had these ideas that it would about about hopping around in alternate dimensions/5. : Walker's Mammals of the World (Vol ) () by Nowak, Professor Ronald M. and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(26).

    From aardwolves and bandicoots to yapoks and zorillas, Ernest P. Walker's Mammals of the World is the most comprehensive—the pre-eminent—reference work on mammals. Now, completely revised and updated, this fascinating guide is better than ever. Providing a complete account of every genus of mammal in all historical time, the sixth edition is 25 percent longer than its predecessor.5/5(1). Ronald M. Nowak, the senior author of the fourth edition and author of the fifth edition was also the author of the sixth. Now, nineteen years later, Dr. Nowak continues Walker’s legacy with the publication of the new, extensively updated Walker’s Mammals of the World; Monotremes, Marsupials, Afrotherians, Xenarthrans, and Sundatherians.

    Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Walker's Mammals of the World 2-vol. set by Ronald M. Nowak (, Hardcover) at the best online . Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, Octavo, dustwrapper, A comprehensive guide to the biology and distribution of marsupials. Includes common and scientific names, size and physical traits, habitat and ecology, behaviour and social interactions, reproduction, life span, and conservation. Also available in paperback stock id


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Walker's Mammals of the World is the most comprehensive—the pre-eminent—reference work on mammals. Now, completely revised and updated, this fascinating guide is better than ever. Providing a complete account of every genus of mammal in all historical time, the sixth edition is 25 percent longer than its predecessor.5/5(2).

About this book. Since its first publication inWalker's Mammals of the World has become a favourite guide to the natural world for general readers and professionals alike. Since publication of the 2-volume set, several spin-off titles have been published focusing on specific groups.

Now in its sixth edition and compiled in two volumes, the even larger Mammals of the World contains thorough descriptions of every genus of the class Mammalia known to have lived in the last 5, years: 28 orders, families, 1, genera, and 4, separate species.

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Walker's Mammals of the World. Monotremes, Marsupials, Afrotherians, Xenarthrans, and Sundatherians. Ronald M. Nowak. The preeminent guide to the world’s mammals is now enhanced with a dramatically expanded volume covering 19 orders, including such creatures as elephants, armadillos, and manatees.

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Uniquely comprehensive in inimitable Walker's style, it incorporates a full Brand: Johns Hopkins University Press. The history of Walker’s Mammals of the World goes back to the s, when Ernest P. Walker, assistant director of the National Zoological Park in Washington, began assembling data and imagery.

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Print book: English: 6th edView all editions and formats Summary: Walker himself devoted more than thirty years to the original project-and remains true to Walker's vision, smoothly combining thorough scholarship with a popular, readable style to preserve and enhance what the Washington Post called "a landmark of zoological literature.".

Winner of the Whitley Medal. Each year the Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales, Australia, hosts the Whitley awards are a tribute to Gilbert Whitley, an eminent Australian ichthyologist. The Whitley Awards seek out and acclaim the best publications published in the previous 12 months relating to Australasian zoology and the unique fauna of the region.The first edition of Walker’s Mammals of the World came out inand the most recent version, which is sorta kinda the 7th edition, was released this week.

In between, I have used and enjoyed each iteration. This book was in the local library when, in primary school, I began discovering a love for animals, and discovering too, just how bloody many of them there really were. "Walkers' Marsupials of the World" by Ronald M. Nowak is a handsome, scholarly work well suited for the amateur or generalist.

Its overall qualities outweigh its few quirks, and I can strongly recommend the edition to all but children and post-graduate level specialists.