New PDF release: Antelopes, Deer, and Relatives: Fossil Record, Behavioral

By Elizabeth S. Vrba,Mr. George B. Schaller,George B. Schaller

ISBN-10: 0300081421

ISBN-13: 9780300081428

From the period of early cave work to the current time, ruminants - deer, antelopes, farm animals, buffalo, goats, giraffes and their relations - have captured the human mind's eye. current on each continent other than Australia and Antarctica, they've got additionally been extra vital to human subsistence than the other mammalian staff. This publication is a dialogue of the evolution, biology, relationships, and conservation of this attention-grabbing and ecologically vital workforce of mammals. Eminent professionals from world wide have contributed to this ebook on ruminants, integrating info from palaeontology, molecular and inhabitants genetics, anatomy, morphology, and box stories of behaviour, ecology, and the results of weather switch. additionally lined are the genetics, morphology, and behavior of the saola (one of a number of new species lately present in the Annamite Mountains among Laos and Vietnam) and different survivors from remoted and historic branches at the ruminant genealogy. a few of the residing species are endangered, say the authors, and information in their heritage, evolution, and uncomplicated biology is necessary to their conservation.

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