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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 19 September 2019
  • ISBN : 9780128172773
  • Page : 486 pages
  • Rating : 5/5 from 1 voters

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Felines of the World: Discoveries in Taxonomic Classification and History provides the most recent taxonomic, paleontological, phylogenetic and DNA advances of wild felid and domestic cat species following guidelines dictated by the IUCN SSC Cat Specialist Group. It highlights the importance of felines and their role as predators in maintaining the ecological biome balance in which they have evolved. The book delves into the anatomical, evolutionary and zoogeographic features of fossil and current felid species. Each species is described in detail, detailing its classification, habitat and biological habits. This book also presents the most updated threat and conservation status of each species. This book is an ideal resource for zoologists and paleontologists, primarily those interested in the evolution and features of extinct and extant felines. Details the lineage, features and habits of over 40 felid species Covers all species within the Felidae family, including lions, lynxes, pumas and domestic cats Features detailed and colorful illustrations, diagrams and species location maps Informs readers on endangered species, current threats and conservation efforts

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Felines of the World

Felines of the World
  • Author : Giovanni G. Bellani
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2019-09-19
  • ISBN : 9780128172773
GET THIS BOOKFelines of the World

Felines of the World: Discoveries in Taxonomic Classification and History provides the most recent taxonomic, paleontological, phylogenetic and DNA advances of wild felid and domestic cat species following guidelines dictated by the IUCN SSC Cat Specialist Group. It highlights the importance of felines and their role as predators in maintaining the ecological biome balance in which they have evolved. The book delves into the anatomical, evolutionary and zoogeographic features of fossil and current felid species. Each species is described in

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