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Author Castelló, José R., author
Title Felids and hyenas of the world : wildcats, panthers, lynx, pumas, ocelots, caracals, and relatives / José R. Castelló ; foreword by Alexander Sliwa and Andrew Kitchener
Imprint Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, [2020]
book jacket
 RCHSS Library  QL737.C23 C348 2020    AVAILABLE    30560400682172
Descript 280 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Princeton field guides
Princeton field guides
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Panthera lineage : tigers, lions, jaguars, and leopards -- Puma lineage : puma, jaguarundi, and cheetah -- Ocelot lineage : ocelot, margay, guiña, colocolo, and related species -- Leopard cat lineage : leopard cat, Pallas's cat, and related species -- Caracal lineage : caracal, serval, and African golden cat -- Wildcat lineage : domestic cat, wildcats, and related species -- Lynx lineage : lynx and bobcat -- Bay cat lineage : Asiatic golden cat, marbled cat, and Borneo bay cat -- Hyenas : hyenas and aardwolf -- Skulls
The most comprehensive and user-friendly photographic field guide to the world's wildcats and hyenas. From the Leopard Cat of Asia, the Black-footed Cat of Africa, and the Amur Tiger of Siberia to South America's Ocelots and North America's Bobcats, the wildcats known as felids are among the most fascinating and spectacular of all animals. This stunningly illustrated book is the most comprehensive and user-friendly guide to the world's felids and their often misunderstood relative, the hyenas. Covering and illustrating every species and subspecies, the guide features more than 150 superb full-color plates that incorporate more than 600 photographs and show species in similar poses for quick and easy comparison. Drawing on the latest taxonomy and research, the facing-page species accounts provide distribution maps, common and scientific names, and detailed information on key identification features, distribution, behavior, reproduction, similar species, habitat, conservation status, and where to observe each species. An ideal field companion for use anywhere in the world, the book will appeal to both casual nature enthusiasts and seasoned professionals. Covers 41 felids and 4 hyenas--every species and subspecies in the world; Features more than 150 color plates incorporating more than 600 photos; Depicts species in similar poses for quick and easy comparisons; Provides key identification information in detailed, facing-page species accounts; Uses the latest taxonomy. Includes easy-to-read distribution maps and tips on where to observe each species
Link Online version: 9780691211862
Subject Felidae -- Identification
Felidae -- Classification
Hyenas -- Identification
Hyenas -- Classification
Felidae fast (OCoLC)fst00922551
Hyenas fast (OCoLC)fst00965345
Classification fast (OCoLC)fst01697073
Field guides fast (OCoLC)fst01940354
Field guides. lcgft
Alt Author Sliwa, Alexander, writer of foreword
Kitchener, Andrew, writer of foreword
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