Bovids of the World: Antelopes, Gazelles, Cattle, Goats, Sheep and Relatives

by Castello, Jose R.
Bovids of the World: Antelopes, Gazelles, Cattle, Goats, Sheep and Relatives
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Bovids of the World: Antelopes, Gazelles, Cattle, Goats, Sheep and Relatives

by Castello, Jose R.

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Bovids are a diverse group of ruminant mammals that have hooves and unbranched hollow horns. Bovids of the World is the first comprehensive field guide to cover all 279 bovid species, including antelopes, gazelles, cattle, buffaloes, sheep, and goats. From the hartebeest of Africa and the takin of Asia to the muskox of North America, bovids are among the world's most spectacular animals and this stunningly illustrated and easy-to-use field guide is an ideal way to learn more about them. The guide covers all species and subspecies of bovids described to date. It features more than 300 superb full-color plates depicting every kind of bovid, as well as detailed facing-page species accounts that describe key identification features, horn morphology, distribution, subspeciation, habitat, and conservation status in the wild. This book also shows where to observe each species and includes helpful distribution maps. Suitable for anyone with an interest in natural history, Bovids of the World is a remarkable and attractive reference, showcasing the range and beauty of these important mammals.

ISBN: 9780691167176

Publisher: Princeton University Press

Year of Publication: 2016

Page Count: 664

Weight: 3 lb