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The mammals of India

a natural history of all the animals known to inhabit continental India.
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Mammals -- I
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Mammals of India is the most comprehensive and field-ready illustrated guide to Indian mammals available. It covers species--virtually every mammal known to exist in India--and includes more than full-color photographs as well as 85 color distribution maps for easy reference to India's largest and most majestic by: 7.

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Get this from a library. Mammals of India. [Vivek Menon] -- "The vast and beautiful Indian subcontinent is home to an incredibly rich diversity of mammals, including mighty tigers, elephants, and rhinos, as well as primates, pandas, hyenas, and many more.

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In India, mammals comprise species, genera, 45 families and 13 orders of which nearly 89 species are listed as threatened in the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN) Red List of Threatened Animals (IUCN ).

This includes two species that are locally extinct from India viz. Acinonyx jubatus and Rhinoceros. Their book, Classification of Mammals above the Species Level, is a comprehensive work on the systematics, relationships and occurrences of all mammal taxa, living and extinct, down through the rank of genus, though molecular genetic data challenge several of Clade: Amniota.

The first extensively photographed recognition guide of over mammals of India, this book combines species information with annotated photographs and illustrations. Concise and comprehensive text covers all aspects, including the appearance, habitat, diet, conservation status and unique behaviour of each species in accessible, jargon-free language.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "WWF"--Logo on title page. "Biodiversity Library"--Cover. Includes indexes. Description: xxii, pages.

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Published by Hachette India, this book has pages with over a thousand photographs and should readily help people identify the various sub-species of mammals found in India.

The author has included general behavioural aspects of the mammals in the initial stages of the book for enthusiasts to get a quick idea. On the origin of species in India Valmik Thapar Ma IST This is a book about the Indian subcontinent, its origins and how the land masses around it were formed.

Giant mammals. About this book. Language: English. The Mammals of India: A Systematic & Cartographic Review is a major definitive work on the mammals of India. The range of all the species have been mapped in full colour. A multi-country Mammals of Sri Lanka guide can never be as granular as a country specific guide but this book seems to work well for the countries in peninsular India.

Thumbing through the book, the images bring home the intoxicating mix of mammals that inhabit the Indian subcontinent.5/5(1). Mammals include humans and all other animals that are warm-blooded vertebrates (vertebrates have backbones) with hair.

They feed their young with milk and have a more well-developed brain than other types of animals. "Mammals of India" is the most comprehensive and field-ready illustrated guide to Indian mammals available. It covers species - virtually every mammal known to exist in India - and includes more than full-color photographs as well as 85 color distribution maps for easy reference to India's largest and most majestic species.4/5(8).

An invaluable reference and exceptionally usable guide to the mammals of India. Covering the rich diversity of mammal species in India, from tigers, elephants, rhinos and whales to primates, rodents and bats, Indian Mammals is a comprehensive, field-ready and illustrated guide to the mammals of India.

India, Gujurat Mike Prince, 1 week and some nice mammals including Wild Ass, Asiatic Lion and Striped Hyena. India (Northwest and Northeast), Don Roberson, 1 month and 27 mammals. India (Kanha), Richard Webb, 1 week and 18 species.

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It covers species--virtually every mammal known to exist in India--and includes more than full-color photographs as well as 85 color distribution maps for easy reference to India's largest and most majestic species.

Explore the mammals from the Indian subcontinent in this video. Includes Indian elephant, Asiatic lion, Indian pangolin, sloth bear, Indian rhinoceros and mo. An invaluable reference and exceptionally usable guide to the mammals of India Covering the rich diversity of mammal species in India, from tigers, elephants, rhinos and whales to primates, rodents and bats, Indian Mammals is a comprehensive, field-ready and illustrated guide.

Accompanied by. The above section only includes the mammals whose information has been filled in the Project Brahma database. Mammals. The following is a list of mammalian species known to be found in India, based on the data in Jeev Sampada (IBIN), the official Govt of India initiative for biodiversity documentation.

All species names with a corresponding name in Species Catalog of Life. Ranjit launches book 'Mammals of India' written by Dr. Anwaruddin Choudhury, IAS, on 9th June, in Guwahati Press Club. India has more than species of mammals. It is the only country in the world to have the Tiger and the Lion.

The presence of such a diverse mammalian species in a relatively small area of the globe is significant (c. % of the total mammalian species in. It contains species of plants and animals in India listed as critically endangered.

[1] [2] [3] According to the IUCN Red List by the International Union for Conservation of Nature there are also 48 critically endangered plant species in India (as of 5 September [update]).

Home October 28 Book Review: Indian Mammals: A Field Guide. Edition Jon Hall, 28th October 28th OctoberGear Review, Oriental, India, 5 If you have travelled to India during the past 15 years you have probably travelled with Vivek Menon’s field guide.

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By the year-end, India had threatened species on the list, which lists critically endangered, endangered and vulnerable species.

Inthe number was. Mammal, (class Mammalia), any member of the group of vertebrate animals in which the young are nourished with milk from special mammary glands of the mother.

In addition to these characteristic milk glands, mammals are distinguished by several other unique features. Hair is a typical mammalian feature, although in many whales it has disappeared.

Marine Mammal Research and Conservation Network of India () accessed on August 8th Website link This website aims to be an online source of information, and a virtual networking platform for people from all walks of life, independent or with organisations, interested in marine mammal research and conservation.Book Review Indian Mammals Vivek Menon field guide S.H.

Prater Wildlife encyclopaedia Books Did you know the following facts? There are species of mammals in : Ananda Banerjee. This and several interesting facts find mention in a new book "India Mammals: A Field Guide" by noted naturalist Vivek Menon.

Covering the rich diversity of mammal species in India, from tigers, elephants, rhinos and whales to primates, rodents and bats, "Indian Mammals", published by Hachette India, is a comprehensive, field-ready and.