Donna Naughton Canadian Museum of Nature
The Natural History of Canadian Mammals
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The Natural History of Canadian Mammals A Northern Pocket Gopher can dig an amazing half a metre of tunnel through compacted clay soil in just minutes North American Beavers along with humans are the only mammals whose impact on their

  • Title: The Natural History of Canadian Mammals
  • Author: Donna Naughton Canadian Museum of Nature
  • ISBN: 9781442644830
  • Page: 372
  • Format: Hardcover
  • A Northern Pocket Gopher can dig an amazing half a metre of tunnel through compacted clay soil in just 15 minutes North American Beavers, along with humans, are the only mammals whose impact on their environment is so massive that it can be clearly seen with the naked eye from outer space And there really are Narwhals the single tusked mammals that likely inspired theA Northern Pocket Gopher can dig an amazing half a metre of tunnel through compacted clay soil in just 15 minutes North American Beavers, along with humans, are the only mammals whose impact on their environment is so massive that it can be clearly seen with the naked eye from outer space And there really are Narwhals the single tusked mammals that likely inspired the unicorn legend living in the waters surrounding Greenland.Learning about any of these mammals on their own brings out fascinating traits and stories But when considered alongside the entire mammal population of Canada from the tiny Olive Backed Pocket Mouse to the enormous Killer Whale, and the Arctic dwelling Polar Bear to the southerly Red Bat a spectacular portrait emerges of the diversity and beauty of Canada s animal life.The Natural History of Canadian Mammals is a beautifully illustrated, up to date guide to all 215 known species of mammals in Canada It features brand new, full colour images of each species, as well as stunning photographs from Canadian Geographic magazine s national photography competitions depicting the animals in their natural environments.Along with being a visual treat, this book is jam packed with information accessible to readers at all levels Detailed descriptions are provided of each mammal s appearance, habitat, and behavior, while colour maps show their full distribution across Canada, North America, and globally The book also includes practical guides on tracking and identification for readers who would like to learn how to spot mammals in the wild Among its most special features is a series of colour plates with vignettes of the Canadian representatives of each group, sized relative to one another for easy comparison and linked to the full species accounts later in the book.Comprehensive and immensely valuable, The Natural History of Canadian Mammals will become a treasured companion for scientific researchers, animal lovers, and all those wishing to gain a greater appreciation of Canada s natural wonders The Canadian Museum of Nature, Canada s national natural history museum, continues to author these wonderful books in its goal to inspire a greater understanding of the natural environment.

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    1. Gay Ann says:

      This glossy-paged comprehensive, stunningly illustrated, updated volume of Natural History of Canadian Mammals is not just extensive, extremely informative and easy to use, but it can be read and enjoyed by readers all over the planet from inquisitive middle school students and interested adults, to the scientific community. The book begins with a general introduction on species, ways to identify a mammal, physical features, and colorful order plates, while the remainder of the book covers each [...]

    2. Russ Jones says:

      This book is LOADED with information. A much needed addition to my aging mammal reference shelf. Most of the artwork is stellar, however the coyotes foxes and wolves are pretty marginal. I expect I'll get many years of use from this remarkable piece of work. A solid 5!

    3. LaGina says:

      What a wonderful book packed with so much information.

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