Beat about the Bush

More comprehensive than a field guide yet more accessible than an academic text, this completely revised and fully updated favorite reference answers fundamental questions about mammals and birds in the African bush such as How does an ...

Author: Trevor Carnaby


ISBN: 1431408530

Category: Nature

Page: 290

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More comprehensive than a field guide yet more accessible than an academic text, this completely revised and fully updated favorite reference answers fundamental questions about mammals and birds in the African bush such as How does an elephant's trunk work? Is the cheetah really the fastest animal? and Why do some bird species sit on animals? Ideal for anyone who has ever wanted to know why animals walk in line, how they see at night, or why they have the coloring they do, Beat about the Bush is the most comprehensive bush and field companion available. Photographs, charts, and tables accompany the question-and-answer format, making this all-in-one guide user-friendly for both wildlife enthusiasts and professionals.

The Ecology of Exotic Animals and Plants

*Kirkpatrick, T. H. 1966, Mammals, birds and reptiles of the Warwick district, Queensland: I. Introduction and mammals, Qld J. agric. & anim. Sci. 23, 591-8. "Kirkpatrick, T. H. & Amos, P. J. 1977, Mammals and birds of the Millmerran ...

Author: Roger Laurence Kitching

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: UOM:39015013546034

Category: Acclimatization

Page: 276

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U S Fish and Wildlife Service mammalian predator damage management for livestock protection in the western United States

8 , 1972 , 37 F.R. 2875 , after being ingested , inhaled , or absorbed , or when provided : applied to or injected into , a mammal , bird , or reptile , is retained in its tissue , or otherwise retained By virtue of the authority vested ...

Author: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service


ISBN: UCR:31210024948604

Category: Predatory animals

Page: 798

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Handbook of Sleep Research

Birds are a derived type of reptile that evolved from theropod dinosaurs. Birds and mammals last shared a common ancestor 300 million years ago. Despite the early divergence between avian and mammalian lineages, the sleeping brain ...


Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 9780128137444

Category: Science

Page: 756

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Handbook of Sleep Research, Volume 30, provides a comprehensive review of the current status of the neuroscience of sleep research. It begins with an overview of the neural, hormonal and genetic mechanisms of sleep and wake regulation before outlining the various proposed functions of sleep and the role it plays in plasticity, and in learning and memory. Finally, the book discusses disorders of sleep and waking, covering both lifestyle factors that cause disrupted sleep and psychiatric and neurological conditions that contribute to disorders. Emphasizes a comparative and multidisciplinary approach to the topic of sleep Covers the neurobiology and physiology of sleep stages, mechanisms of waking, and dreaming Discusses in detail the proposed functions of sleep, from health and rest, to memory consolidation and synaptic plasticity Examines the current state of research in mammalian and non-mammalian species, ranging from primates to invertebrates

Australian Mammal Society

Mammals of the upper Richmond and Clarence Rivers, New South Wales. CSIRO Div. ... Mammals in "Alligator Rivers Region environmental fact-finding study — wildlife". ... Mammals, birds and reptiles of the Warwick district, Queensland. 1.





Page: 144

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Marine Mammal Protection Oversight

18 USC 42 - Importation or shipment of injurious mammals , birds , fish ( including mollusks and crustacea ) , amphibia , and reptiles ; permits ; specimens for museums ; regulations 2. 18 USC 43 — Transportation or importation in ...

Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries. Subcommittee on Fisheries and Wildlife Conservation and the Environment


ISBN: LOC:00184032028

Category: Marine mammals

Page: 325

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Annual Report American Museum of Natural History

The Department of Mammals and Birds has been increased largely during the year , it having received over 800 specimens of mammals , and more than 1300 birds , 200 of which were the result of the field work of Mr. F. M. Chapman ...

Author: American Museum of Natural History


ISBN: MINN:31951D00001783S

Category: Natural history


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Includes list of members.

North American Fauna

Another characteristic arid land bird , the Road Runner or Chaparral Cock ( Geococcyx californianus ) , was not seen ... Thus it appears that most of the forms of life inhabiting the desert of the Little Colorado - its mammals , birds ...



ISBN: STANFORD:36105119518814

Category: Zoology


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