This stunningly illustrated and easy-to-use field guide covers every species of the world's canids, from the Gray Wolf of North America to the dholes of Asia, from African jackals to the South American Bush Dog. It features more than 150 superb color plates depicting every kind of canid, and detailed facing-page species accounts that describe key identification features, morphology, distribution, subspeciation, habitat, and conservation status in the wild. The book also includes distribution maps and tips on where to observe each species, making Canids of the World the most comprehensive and user-friendly guide to these intriguing and spectacular mammals.
Covers every species and subspecies of canid
Features more than 150 color plates with more than 600 photos from around the globe
Depicts species in similar poses for quick and easy comparisons
Describes key identification features, habitat, behavior, reproduction, and much more
Draws on the latest taxonomic research
Includes distribution maps and tips on where to observe each species
The ideal field companion and a delight for armchair naturalists
About the Author
José R. Castelló is a medical doctor, naturalist, and wildlife photographer. He is a member of the American Society of Mammalogists and the Spanish Society for Conservation and Study of Mammals. He is the author of Bovids of the World: Antelopes, Gazelles, Cattle, Goats, Sheep, and Relatives (Princeton).
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