Wild Cats of the World (Of the World Series)

David Alderton

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Description: �A cat-sized omnivore resembling a miniature fox with a long raccoon-like tail; tail flattened, about as long as it�s head and body, banded with 14 to 16 alternating black and white rings (black rings incomplete on underside), and with a black tip; five toes on each foot, armed with sharp, curved, non-retractile claws; upperparts fulvous, heavily overcast with blackish; face sooty gray with large, distinct, whitish areas above and below each eye, and one at anterior base of each ear; eye ring black; back of ears whitish toward tip, grayish basally; underparts whitish, tinged with buff.
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Whales (Wildlife Series)

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The first all-photographic field guide, now revised with new photography and text. Reid, and Mammals of North America in the Kaufman Focus Guide series (2004), by Nora & Rick Bowers & Ken Kaufman. Usually solitary and territorial; pairs sometimes remain together after mating. For updated, accurate country of origin data, it is recommended that you rely on product packaging or manufacturer information. These downloadable sample species lists highlight common plants and animals found on the Southwest Florida Water Management District (District) conservation lands.
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Return of Royalty: Wild Sheep of North America

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The grey fox has strong, hooked claws that allow it to climb up trees to escape predators such as the domestic dog or the coyote or to reach arboreal food sources. Most gastropods are marine, in shallow seas, but many inhabit rivers, lakes or ponds; others live on dry land. Niche: A number of predators, including eagles, great horned owls, hawks, coyotes, foxes, bobcats and humans prey upon cottontails. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is presently having success with reintroductions to the north of the park, and is attempting to establish desert bighorns east of the park.
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The Bats of Texas (W. L. Moody, Jr., Natural History)

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A: A typical fossil reptile tooth: cone-shaped, and peg-like. The most complete and up-to-date fieldguide to marine mammals (cetaceans, pinniped etc) on the market. The sutures mark the chamber partitions, or septa. keel (ridge) with grooves either side strong ribs, varying in length Ammonites: Triassic to the end of the Cretaceous. A guide to British mammal tracks and signs is also available in our shop. Audubon Bird Guide: North America is an outstanding mobile field guide resource completely updated to the current AOU checklist.
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Following the Pack: The World of Wolf Research

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It usually has two varices per whorl with prominent puckered suture cords ( where the whorls meet). Except for a few species in the Triassic Period, all straight-shelled nautiloids lived in the Palaeozoic Era. A tree roosting bat occasionally found along the Rio Grande floodplain and near springs. The global climates become cooler and drier. Click here to purchase DK Handbooks: Whales Dolphins and Porpoises from Amazon.com. The sense of smell is important to the eastern grey squirrel, allowing them to sense stress and the reproductive state of other squirrels.
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The Company of Wolves

Peter Steinhart

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The tracks belonged to a mature female cat and she crossed the wash and traveled northeast into the manzanita, pines and juniper. Their locomotion has reptilian qualities, and the adults have no teeth. The lip has no upper flare and is slightly shorter than the main body of the shell. They contain two groups, those that eat plants (herbivores) and those that eat other animals (carnivores). The tail is sparsely haired, dark brown on top, and white on the bottom, and is longer than the body length.
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Whales

Gail Gibbons

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They are capable of running several miles at one time and can reach speeds of up to 60 mph. Ontario has only nine species of squirrels and these are for the most part relatively easy to find. Once strictly a western species, coyotes now occur throughout the eastern United States. It will sleep during the day and hunt for its food during the hours of night. In brachiopods, the plane of symmetry runs through the two sides of the shell, whereas in bivalves it runs between the two valves.
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Elephant Memories: Thirteen Years in the Life of an Elephant

Cynthia Moss

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The nose of the Norway rat is blunt while the nose of the roof rat is pointed. Range: The Canada lynx is located across northern Canada, as well as the northwest United States stemming from British Columbia. [2] They can be found in northern Minnesota, specifically in the Arrowhead region. [1] Habitat: The Canada lynx resides in coniferous forests where they can forge shelters from trees and other natural features. [2] Diet: Canada lynx are carnivores that only reside where their ideal prey, the snowshoe hair, lives. [1] When resources are scarce, Canada lynx eat smaller mammals, such as mice and squirrels [4], a variety of birds, and occasionally larger animals. [2] Activity: The Canada lynx is considered nocturnal, as the majority of their hunting occurs at night.
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Metapopulations and Wildlife Conservation

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Introductory chapters give general information on the ecology, evolution, and taxonomy of marine mammals; on the Pacific Coast’s unique environment; and on the relationship between marine mammals and humans from native cultures to today. They typically have white fur on their bellies. But I was wrong again, for I then noticed the trails of at least three different cougars converging among the dense manzanita bushes and winding up and over the folds of the desert canyon.
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In the Country of Gazelles

Fritz R. Walther

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Some fish have teeth designed to rasp away at the hard coral, feeding on the coral animal. They also tend to gather in more wooded areas during the fall in winter, versus the open plains area they favor in the spring and summer. Most of Alaska’s fish and wildlife populations are considered healthy. It is spiral bound, allowing it to be laid down on the ground for simple comparison with the actual track or scat. The ones in the Turtle Grass are a little difficult to see at first because the thick carpet of grass is usually taller than the anemone.
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