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Mammals of the Southwest deserts

by George Olin

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Published by Southwest Parks and Monuments Association in [Globe, Ariz.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Southwest, New.
    • Subjects:
    • Mammals -- Southwest, New.,
    • Desert animals -- Southwest, New.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 99.

      Statementtext by George Olin ; illustrations by Dale Thompson.
      ContributionsThompson, Dale, 1943-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL719.S85 O36 1982
      The Physical Object
      Pagination99 p. :
      Number of Pages99
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3795921M
      ISBN 100911408606
      LC Control Number81086094

      FLOWERS OF THE SOUTHWEST DESERTS ISBN: Retail: $ Publisher: WESTERN NATIONAL PARKS Author: NATT DODGE PUB DATE 10/85, Format: SC Common and interesting plants of Southwestern plateaus are spotlighted. This is a superb identification book for laymen. The centerfold of flowers is in full color and color coded. The deserts found in Mexico and the southwest USA are not as dry as others, and can support more life. The rainwater is soaked up by cacti and other plants, which are eaten by animals such as kangaroo rats, ground squirrels, and jackrabbits. powerful owls prey on mammals such as jackrabbits. 'Eyewitness' and the open book logo are trade.

      The deserts found in Mexico and the southwest USA are not as dry as others, and can support more life. The rainwater is soaked up by cacti and other plants, which are eaten by animals such as kangaroo rats, ground squirrels, and jackrabbits. small mammals, and snakes. 'Eyewitness' and the open book logo are trade marks of Dorling. Animals that live in deserts are so special that there is a special word just to describe them. Xerocole animals include mammals like sheep, sand cats, kangaroo rats and antelope, scorpions, lizards and snakes like the sidewinder, as well as the roadrunner and more. Desert animals have all adapted a very specific set of skills to be able to.

        Karen Krebbs has extensive knowledge of birds, mammals, deserts, and animal adaptations and behaviors. She worked at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum for more than 26 years. She is an author, researcher, advisor, and even trains government employees about bats. She lives in Brand: Adventure Publications, Incorporated. Author of Up Close, House in the sun, Animals of the Southwest deserts, Mammals of the Southwest deserts, 50 Common Mammals of the SouthwestWritten works: Mammals of the Southwest deserts, Animals Of The Southwest Deserts.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Olin, George. Mammals of the Southwest deserts. [Globe, Ariz.]: Southwest Parks and Monuments Association, First ed. published in under title: Animals of the Southwest deserts. Description: pages: illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.

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As a wildlife professional, I was hoping for a much more comprehensive review of southwest desert mammals. This book is informative and a great guide for the amateur but does not get into enough depth for the pro biologist.

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