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Australia's Mammal Extinctions: A 50 000 Year History [POD]

By: Chris Johnson

Price: $119.95

Publisher: Australia, Cambridge University Press: 2006

Seller ID: A1266

ISBN: 0521686601

Condition: New


NOT IN STOCK - THIS IS A PRINT ON DEMAND TITLE WHICH TAKES 7-10 DAYS TO RECEIVE INTO STOCK - PLEASE TAKE THIS TIMEFRAME INTO ACCOUNT WHEN ORDERING. Of the forty mammal species known to have vanished in the world in the last 200 years, almost half have been Australian. Our continent has the worst record of mammal extinctions, with over 65 mammal species having vanished in the last 50 000 years. It began with the great wave of megafauna extinctions in the last ice-age, and continues today, with many mammal species vulnerable to extinction. The question of why mammals became extinct, and why so m... View more info

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The Complete Guide to Finding the Mammals of Australia

By: David Andrew

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Australia, CSIRO Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: A1262

ISBN: 0643098143

Condition: New


Australia has a rich and unique array of animals, including the largest diversity of marsupials on earth. The recent growth in ecotourism has increased the popularity of mammal-spotting, particularly whale and dolphin-watching, but also spotting of perennial tourist favorites such as koalas and kangaroos. For the first time ever, The Complete Guide to Finding the Mammals of Australia advises interested amateurs and professionals where to locate many of Australia's mammals. The book describes Australia's best mammal-watching sites state-by-state. It also includes a complete, annotated taxono... View more info

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Field Companion to the Mammals of Australia

By: Edited by Steve Van Dyck and Ian Gynther and Andrew Baker

Price: $44.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland: 2013

Seller ID: A1260

ISBN: 1877069817

Condition: New


This invaluable companion to The Mammals of Australia (3rd Ed) is intended to be taken out into the field and used in conjunction with the more comprehensive volume. Genuinely practical in the outdoors, this book includes accounts of 389 species and newly developed, comprehensive identification keys. The Field Companion is introduced by a Mammal Distribution Matrix, which provides a classified checklist of all mammals in Australia (including those extinguished since European settlement) and the distribution of extant species in each State and Territory. Species accounts provide initial diff... View more info

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Care of Australian Wildlife : For Gardeners, Landholders and Wildlife Carers

By: Erna Walraven

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland: 2004

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 9781741102079

ISBN: 1741102073

Condition: New


Taking Care of Australian Wildlife is an accessible and practical guide outlining the things we can do to make our backyards safer and friendlier to wildlife and how we can look after injured animals.Even Australians in the heart of cities have frequent encounters with wildlife and we are increasingly aware of how difficult it is for these animals to survive in our modified landscape. The book takes us into the world of various native animals, be they birds, lizards, frogs or mammals explaining their needs for shelter and food but it also instructs us how to safely and hygienically catch, hand... View more info

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Cronin's Key Guide to Australian Mammals

By: Leonard Cronin

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Australia, Jacana: 2008

Seller ID: 9781741751109

ISBN: 1741751101

Condition: New


A wonderful introduction to Australian mammals, this guide is packed with information about the behaviour, development, food and habitat of Australia's remarkable mammals. Each entry fully describes the species and its way of life; it even includes clues for finding certain obscure, often nocturnal, creatures by the telltale traces they leave behind. Colourfully illustrated throughout with detailed artwork and with maps showing where each animal occurs, this is a handy family reference or a guide for the bushwalker or traveller. About the Author: Leonard Cronin is one of Australia's foremost... View more info

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A Field Guide to the Mammals of Australia Third Edition

By: Peter Menkhorst and Frank Knight

Price: $45.95

Publisher: Australia, Oxford University Press: 2010

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: A1264

ISBN: 0195573951

Condition: New


This fully revised and updated edition of A Field Guide to the Mammals of Australia is the only comprehensive guide to identifying all 382 species of mammals known in Australia. This book provides concise and accurate details of the appearance, diagnostic features, distribution, habitat, and key behavioural characteristics of all mammals known to have occurred in Australia or its waters since the time of European settlement. Each double-page spread provides all the information needed to identify an animal, a full-colour illustration of the entire animal, a smaller diagram of diagnostic feat... View more info

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Field Guide to Australian Mammals: An Australian Nature Field Guide

By: Steve Parish

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Australia, Pascal Press: 2016

Seller ID: A1267

ISBN: 1922225312

Condition: New


The Field Guide to Australian Mammals is an essential home reference and mammal identification guide, and will make an excellent companion for identifying mammals when travelling around Australia. It contains outstanding photographs of 260 Australian mammals and extensive information on each regarding habitat, behaviour, diet, breeding, lifespan, distribution, special features and reproduction. The well-known Australian naturalist Les Hall has written an Identification Key specifically for this guide, which contains beautifully illustrated diagrams that help to identify large mammal groups to ... View more info

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Green Guide : Mammals of Australia

By: Terence Lindsey

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland: 1998

Seller ID: 9781864363074

ISBN: 186436307X

Condition: New


Behavioural insights, action photography and your questions answered. The Australian Green Guides have been created for wildlife enthusiasts of all ages. The most commonly asked questions are answered with particular emphasis on fascinating behavioural insights into both common and unusual creatures. The pages are alive with entertaining and informative text accompanied by exciting action photography. About the Author: Terence Lindsey's interests encompass most of the natural world. He has studied, written and taught natural history for most of his life. And Associate of the Aus... View more info