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The encyclopedia of animals : a complete visual guide, [consultants, Fred Cooke ... et al. ; text, Jenni Bruce and others]

Label
The encyclopedia of animals : a complete visual guide
Title
The encyclopedia of animals
Title remainder
a complete visual guide
Statement of responsibility
[consultants, Fred Cooke ... et al. ; text, Jenni Bruce and others]
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A comprehensive exploration of the rich and intriguing world of animals, with special attention given to endangered and vulnerable species, written by an international team of specialists, and supplemented with distribution maps. Includes an introductory overview of animal evolution, biology, behavior, classification, habitats, and current conservation issues. Feature pages explore topics of particular interest and provide insights into animal behavior.--From publisher description
Cataloging source
JRZ
Dewey number
590/.3
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QL7
LC item number
.E54 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
encyclopedias
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cooke, F.
  • Bruce, Jenni
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Animals
  • Animals
  • Animals
  • Animals
Label
The encyclopedia of animals : a complete visual guide, [consultants, Fred Cooke ... et al. ; text, Jenni Bruce and others]
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "A Weldon Owen production"--Title page verso
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Animals. The animal kingdom -- Classifying animals -- Evolution -- Biology and behavior -- Habitats and adaptations -- Animals in danger
  • Mammals. Monotremes -- Marsupials -- Xenarthrans -- Pangolins -- Insectivores -- Flying lemurs -- Tree shrews -- Bats -- Primates -- Prosimians -- Monkeys -- Apes -- Carnivores -- The dog family -- The bear family -- Mustelids -- Seals and sea lions -- The raccoon family -- Hyenas and aardwolf -- Civets and mongooses -- Cats -- Ungulates -- Elephants -- Dugong and manatees -- Horses, zebras, and asses -- Tapirs -- Rhinoceroses -- Hyraxes -- Aardvark -- The cattle family -- Deer -- Giraffe and okapi -- The camel family -- Pigs -- Peccaries -- Hippotamuses -- Cetaceans -- Rodents -- Lagomorphs -- Elephant shrews
  • Birds. Ratites and tinamous -- Gamebirds -- Waterfowl -- Penguins -- Divers and grebes -- Albatrosses and petrels -- Flamingos -- Herons and allies -- Pelicans and allies -- Birds of prey -- Cranes and allies -- Waders and shorebirds -- Pigeons and sandgrouse -- Parrots -- Cuckoos and turacos -- Owls -- Nightjars and allies -- Hummingbirds and swifts -- Mousebirds -- Trogons -- Kingfishers and allies -- Woodpeckers and allies -- Passerines
  • Reptiles. Tortoises and turtles -- Crocodilians -- Tuatara -- Amphisbaenians -- Lizards -- Snakes
  • Amphibians. Salamanders and newts -- Caecilians -- Frogs and toads
  • Fishes. Jawless fishes -- Sharks, rays, and allies -- Bony fishes -- Lungfishes and allies -- Bichirs and allies -- Primitive neopterygii -- Bonytongues and allies -- Eels and allies -- Sardines and allies -- Catfishes and allies -- Salmons and allies -- Dragonfishes and allies -- Lizardfishes and allies -- Lanternfishes -- Beardfishes -- Opahs and allies -- Cods, anglerfishes, and allies -- Spiny-rayed fishes
  • Invertebrates. Invertebrate chordates -- Sponges -- Cnidarians -- Flatworms -- Roundworms -- Mollusks -- Segmented worms -- Anthropods -- Arachnids -- Horseshoe crabs -- Sea spiders -- Myriapods -- Crustaceans -- Insects -- Dragonflies and damselflies -- Mantids -- Cockroaches -- Termites -- Crickets and grasshoppers -- Bugs -- Beetles -- Flies -- Butterflies and moths -- Bees, wasps, ants, and sawflies -- Other insects -- Insect allies -- Echinoderms -- Other invertebrates -- Glossary
Control code
ocm56609096
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
608 pages
Isbn
9780520244061
Lccn
2004303646
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o56609096
  • (OCoLC)56609096
Label
The encyclopedia of animals : a complete visual guide, [consultants, Fred Cooke ... et al. ; text, Jenni Bruce and others]
Link
Publication
Note
  • "A Weldon Owen production"--Title page verso
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Animals. The animal kingdom -- Classifying animals -- Evolution -- Biology and behavior -- Habitats and adaptations -- Animals in danger
  • Mammals. Monotremes -- Marsupials -- Xenarthrans -- Pangolins -- Insectivores -- Flying lemurs -- Tree shrews -- Bats -- Primates -- Prosimians -- Monkeys -- Apes -- Carnivores -- The dog family -- The bear family -- Mustelids -- Seals and sea lions -- The raccoon family -- Hyenas and aardwolf -- Civets and mongooses -- Cats -- Ungulates -- Elephants -- Dugong and manatees -- Horses, zebras, and asses -- Tapirs -- Rhinoceroses -- Hyraxes -- Aardvark -- The cattle family -- Deer -- Giraffe and okapi -- The camel family -- Pigs -- Peccaries -- Hippotamuses -- Cetaceans -- Rodents -- Lagomorphs -- Elephant shrews
  • Birds. Ratites and tinamous -- Gamebirds -- Waterfowl -- Penguins -- Divers and grebes -- Albatrosses and petrels -- Flamingos -- Herons and allies -- Pelicans and allies -- Birds of prey -- Cranes and allies -- Waders and shorebirds -- Pigeons and sandgrouse -- Parrots -- Cuckoos and turacos -- Owls -- Nightjars and allies -- Hummingbirds and swifts -- Mousebirds -- Trogons -- Kingfishers and allies -- Woodpeckers and allies -- Passerines
  • Reptiles. Tortoises and turtles -- Crocodilians -- Tuatara -- Amphisbaenians -- Lizards -- Snakes
  • Amphibians. Salamanders and newts -- Caecilians -- Frogs and toads
  • Fishes. Jawless fishes -- Sharks, rays, and allies -- Bony fishes -- Lungfishes and allies -- Bichirs and allies -- Primitive neopterygii -- Bonytongues and allies -- Eels and allies -- Sardines and allies -- Catfishes and allies -- Salmons and allies -- Dragonfishes and allies -- Lizardfishes and allies -- Lanternfishes -- Beardfishes -- Opahs and allies -- Cods, anglerfishes, and allies -- Spiny-rayed fishes
  • Invertebrates. Invertebrate chordates -- Sponges -- Cnidarians -- Flatworms -- Roundworms -- Mollusks -- Segmented worms -- Anthropods -- Arachnids -- Horseshoe crabs -- Sea spiders -- Myriapods -- Crustaceans -- Insects -- Dragonflies and damselflies -- Mantids -- Cockroaches -- Termites -- Crickets and grasshoppers -- Bugs -- Beetles -- Flies -- Butterflies and moths -- Bees, wasps, ants, and sawflies -- Other insects -- Insect allies -- Echinoderms -- Other invertebrates -- Glossary
Control code
ocm56609096
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
608 pages
Isbn
9780520244061
Lccn
2004303646
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o56609096
  • (OCoLC)56609096

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