This single-authored text, now in its second edition, offers a cohesive, detailed presentation suitable for a college-level course. Linzey (biology, Wytheville Community College has thoroughly updated this comprehensive survey. Coverage includes systematic and evolution; zoogeography, ecology, morphology, and reproduction; early chordates; fish, amphibians, reptiles, and mammals; population dynamics; movement and migration; behavior; and extinction processes, among other topics. Illustrations are in black a white. A glossary and an extensive bibliography are included.Although scientists believe that the ocelot once ranged across the southern United States as far north as Arkansas and Arizona, much of the cata#39;s habitat has been destroyed to make way for farms, ranches, subdivisions, and shopping mallsanbsp;...
|Author||:||Donald W. Linzey|
|Publisher||:||JHU Press - 2012|