Updated accounts of 19 orders of mammals from Walker's mammals of the world.
Includes bibliographical references.
Class Mammalia. Monotremata -- Didelphimorphia -- Pacituberculata -- Microbiotheria -- Notoryctemorphia -- Dasyuromorphia -- Peramelemorphia -- Diprotodontia -- Afroscricida -- Macroscelidea -- Bibymalagasia -- Tubulidentata -- Hyracoidea -- Proboscidea -- Sirenia -- Cingulata -- Pilosa -- Scandentia -- Dermoptera -- World distribution of mammals.
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Walker's Mammals of the World has become a favorite guide to the natural world for general readers and professionals alike. It incorporates a full account of every genus that has lived in the past 5,000 years. Every named species of each genus is listed in systematic order and accompanied by detailed descriptions of past and present range.