Walker's Marsupials of the World (Walker's Mammals) by Ronald M. Nowak
By Ronald M. Nowak
Authoritative and interesting, this quantity from the Walker's Mammals sequence makes a speciality of marsupials, pouched animals whose strange approach to reproduction―between egg laying and placental birth―places them in a different class between mammals.
A entire consultant to the biology and distribution of marsupials, this booklet comprises universal and clinical names, measurement and actual characteristics, habitat and ecology, habit and social interactions, copy, lifestyles span, and conservation. The textual content is coupled with illustrations from the collections of prime photographers and the world's maximum museums. An creation via marsupial specialist Christopher R. Dickman describes the evolution and present prestige of marsupials and divulges why they upload loads intrigue to the common world.