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The book provides recent scientific information on mammals including their characteristic features, origin and evolution, distribution, zoo-geography adaptive radiation especially in limbs, teeth, integument, reproduction etc. The volume discusses 311 species of 156 genera belonging to 12 orders. The volume is profusely illustrated with line drawings, figures comprising black & white and colored plates to make it a lucid presentation. Following topics are covered in this book. Animal Kingdom, The Chordates, The Mammals, Indian Mammals, Adaptive Radiation in mammals, Reproduction, Classification, Systematic Enumeration of mammals of the order Insectivora, Chiroptera, Proboscidea, Sirenia, Pholidota, Lagomorpha, Perissodactyla, Artiodactyla, Rodentia, Carnivora, Cetacea and Primates.
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Title Mammals of the World Table of Content Animal Kingdom, The Chordates, The Mammals, Definition and Characteristics, The Indian Mammals, Interesting facts about India, Interesting facts about mammals, Characteristics, Mammals not found in India, Close relatives found elsewhere, Indigenous or native mammals, Endangered mammals, Mammals named differently, Life span, Age estimation, Adaptive Radiation in mammals, Reproduction, Classification, Systematic Enumeration, Insectivora, Chiroptera, Proboscidea, Sirenia, Pholidota, Lagomorpha, Perissodactyla, Artiodactyla, Rodentia, Carnivora, Cetacea, Primates, Bibliography, Annexure: Geographical distribution of mammals discussed in the text, Index Page No. 279 Author's Name Sweta Yadav and V K Singh Publisher Studium Press LLC Year Of Publication 2008 ISBN 10 1-933699-40-X ISBN 13 No About The Book No Binding type No Book Size(len) No Series No book size(hei) 24.8 Book size width 16.2 Edition 1st
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