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Author Foley, Charles.

Title A Field Guide to the Larger Mammals of Tanzania
Published Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (321 pages)
Series Princeton Field Guides
Princeton field guides.
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgements; Conservation in Tanzania; How to use this book; Watching mammals in Tanzania; Tanzania's major vegetation types; Overview of mammalian families included in the book; THE SPECIES ACCOUNTS; Terrestrial mammals; AARDVARK: Tubulidentata; Aardvark; ELEPHANT-SHREWS: Macroscelidea; Chequered Elephant-shrew; Black-and-rufous Elephant-shrew; Grey-faced Elephant-shrew; Four-toed Elephant-shrew; HYRAXES: Hyracoidea; Rock Hyrax; Bush Hyrax; Southern Tree Hyrax; Eastern Tree Hyrax; Western Tree Hyrax; ELEPHANT: Proboscidea
Diani Dwarf GalagoRODENTS: Rodentia; East African Springhare; Crested Porcupine; Cape Porcupine; HARES AND RABBITS: Lagomorpha; African Savanna Hare; Cape Hare; Smith's Red Rock Hare; HEDGEHOGS: Erinaceomorpha; White-bellied Hedgehog; PANGOLINS: Pholidota; Ground Pangolin; Tree Pangolin; Giant Pangolin; CARNIVORES: Carnivora; Side-striped Jackal; Golden Jackal; Black-backed Jackal; African Wild Dog; Bat-eared Fox; Zorilla; African Striped Weasel; African Clawless Otter; Spotted-necked Otter; Honey Badger; African Palm Civet; Cheetah; Caracal; Serval; Wild Cat; Lion; Leopard; Common Genet
Savanna ElephantPRIMATES: Primates; Chimpanzee; Angola Black-and-white Colobus; Guereza Black-and-white Colobus; Zanzibar Red Colobus; Udzungwa Red Colobus; Eastern Red Colobus; Sanje Mangabey Uganda Grey-cheeked Mangabey; Kipunji; Olive Baboon; Yellow Baboon; Patas Monkey; Vervet Monkey; Red-tailed Monkey; Mitis Monkey; Large-eared Greater Galago; Small-eared Greater Galago; Northern Lesser Galago; Southern Lesser Galago; Thomas's Dwarf Galago; Demidoff's Dwarf Galago; Zanzibar Dwarf Galago; Rungwe Dwarf Galago; Mountain Dwarf Galago; Rondo Dwarf Galago; Grant's Dwarf Galago
Servaline GenetLarge-spotted Genet; Miombo Genet; African Civet; Spotted Hyaena; Striped Hyaena; Aardwolf; Marsh Mongoose; Bushy-tailed Mongoose; Jackson's Mongoose; Egyptian Mongoose; Slender Mongoose; White-tailed Mongoose; Meller's Mongoose; Banded Mongoose; Dwarf Mongoose; ODD-TOED UNGULATES: Perissodactyla; Black Rhinoceros; Plains Zebra; EVEN-TOED UNGULATES: Artiodactyla; Bushpig; Common Warthog; Common Hippopotamus; Giraffe; African Buffalo; Lesser Kudu; Greater Kudu; Common Eland; Bushbuck; Sitatunga; Suni; Blue Duiker; Bush Duiker; Ader's Duiker; Natal Red Duiker; Abbott's Duiker
Sharpe's GrysbokSteenbok; Kirk's Dik-dik; Klipspringer; Thomson's Gazelle; Grant's Gazelle; Gerenuk; Oribi; Mountain Reedbuck; Southern Reedbuck; Bohor Reedbuck; Puku; Waterbuck (Common and Defassa); Impala; Topi; Coke's Hartebeest; Lichtenstein's Hartebeest; Common Wildebeest; Roan Antelope; Sable Antelope; Fringe-eared Oryx; Marine mammals; DUGONG: Sirenia; Dugong; CETACEANS: Cetacea; Humpback Whale; Sperm Whale; Cuvier's Beaked Whale; Longman's Beaked Whale; Pygmy Sperm Whale; False Killer Whale; Killer Whale; Short-finned Pilot Whale; Risso's Dolphin; Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphin
Summary Home to the Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, and Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania offers some of the finest big game watching in the world, from elephants and rhinos to chimpanzees and lions. This field guide covers all the larger mammals of Tanzania, including marine mammals and some newly discovered species. Detailed accounts are provided for more than 135 species, along with color photos, color illustrations of marine mammals, and distribution maps. Accounts for land species give information on identification, subspecies, similar species, ecology, behavior, distribution, conservati
Notes Indo-Pacific Bottlenose Dolphin
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Subject Mammals -- Tanzania -- Identification.
Form Electronic book
Author Davenport, Tim R. B.
De Luca, Daniela.
Durant, Sarah M.
Foley, Lara.
Lobora, Alex.
Msuha, Maurus.
ISBN 1400852803 electronic bk
9781400852802 electronic bk