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If mammals are your passion, our selection of titles on the world

  • Marmots in the Mist
    Marmots in the Mist by Paul Wetton

    This short 50 minute film shows footage of flowers, insects, birds and mammals captured whilst searching for butterflies. The story begins along the flood plain of the Rhone Valley at an altitude of around 400 metres before ascending through wooded uplands to the snow line on craggy mountainsides at altitudes in excess of 2500 metres. DVD Video, approx. 50 mins running time.

    DVD £9.95 Buy Now
  • Otters: Ecology, Behaviour and Conservation
    Otters: Ecology, Behaviour and… by Hans Kruut

    This titles personal style and generously illustrated text will appeal to amateurs and professionals alike. It emphasises recent research and conservation management initiatives for all 13 species of otter worldwide.

    Paperback £46.99 Buy Now
  • Mammals of the Pantanal: Mamiferos do Pantanal
    Mammals of the Pantanal: Mamiferos do… by Fiona A Reid

    Handy pocket chart depicting the mammals of the Pantanal.

    Chart £4.49 Buy Now
  • Great Ape Odyssey
    Great Ape Odyssey by Ammann, Karl et al.

    Explores each of the apes - gorillas, chimpanzees (including bonobos) and orangutans, interpreting the latest research and describes relationships among the different species, all in the context of the mounting threat of extinction. Colour close up photographs illustrate the behaviours of these intriguing, humanlike animals. The result is a compelling overview of what we have learned about these fascinating creatures and, in turn, what they can teach us about ourselves.

    Hardback £25.00 Buy Now
  • Field Guide to the Mammals of Australia
    Field Guide to the Mammals of Australia by Frank Knight, Peter Menkhorst

    Comprehensive guide to all 382 species of mammals known in Australia. Concise and accurate details of appearance, diagnostic features, distribution, habitat and key behavioural characteristics of all mammals known to have occurred in Australia or its waters since the time of European settlement.

    Paperback £22.50 Buy Now
  • ID Chart - British Bats
    ID Chart - British Bats by Kate Jones, Allyson Walsh

    This 8 sided laminated fold out colour identification chart of British Bats inlcudes all 16 species of bats that live and breed in Britain and has two parts: a guide to identifying bats in flight using bat detectors, flight patterns, size, habitat and emergence time after dusk; and a key labelling the different body parts of a bat for identifying bats in the hand.

    Laminated chart £3.00 Buy Now
  • Princeton Field Guides: Mammals of North America
    Princeton Field Guides: Mammals of… by Rowland W Kays, Don E Wilson

    Covers all the 462 mammals found in North America and Canada. Includes species lists.

    Paperback £14.95 Buy Now
  • Bats
    Bats by Phil Richardson

    by Phil Richardson

    The author takes you on a guided tour of the nocturnal world of bats, where they live, how they feed and how they survive in almost every habitat on the planet.

    Paperback £12.99 Buy Now
  • Saving Wild Tigers: 1900-2000
    Saving Wild Tigers: 1900-2000 -

    Charts key moments in the fight to save tigers, from the earliest essay to lament India's vanishing wildlife, through the 1950's and 60's when scientific methods were introduced into investigations of tiger decline, to the present day. No activist is more passionate about tiger conservation than Valmik Thapar and this book is part of his ongoing crusade, whilst presenting a readable anthology on the perils faced by tigers and the travails of those trying to ensure it retains its regal, untamed magnificence. B/w plates, 1 colour plate, 411pp. 2001

    Paperback £22.95 Buy Now
  • Amur Tiger
    Amur Tiger by David Prynn

    Believed to be the first general introduction to the Amur tiger in English and is largely derived from Russian sources. Intended for the interested non-specialist with no prior knowledge of tigers of the Russian Far East. Chapters on stories about tigers translated from Russian literature and chapters which present information about the tiger and its natural and human environment. The final chapter considers conservation and the Amur tiger's prospects. Now includes a 2013 update insert

    Paperback £15.00 Buy Now
  • Where to Watch Mammals: Britain and Ireland
    Where to Watch Mammals: Britain and… by Richard Moores

    Britain's mammals are relatively few in number, but include some notoriously hard to see species. This new guide provides sites and useful information to enable you to find and observe every British and Irish mammals species, including all marine mammals. Uses a species by species account giving background detail on the range, population and habits, along with a comprehensive list of sites where the species can be seen.

    Paperback £16.99 Buy Now
  • Collins Complete British Mammals
    Collins Complete British Mammals by Paul Sterry

    A comprehensive photoguide to all the common and some of the more unusual animals that any keen naturalist is likely to see in the British countryside.

    Paperback £16.99 Buy Now
  • Whales, Dolphins & Seals: A Field Guide to the Marine Mammals of the World
    Whales, Dolphins & Seals: A Field Guide… by Hadoram Shirihai, Brett Jarrett

    Field guide to every species of cetacean, pinniped and sirenian in the world, along with Marine and Sea Otters and the Polar Bear. Every species illustrated with colour paintings and photographs to illustrate key field marks to separate each species in the field.

    Paperback £14.99 Buy Now
  • ID Chart - Mammal Tracks and Signs
    ID Chart - Mammal Tracks and Signs -

    This 12 sided laminated fold out colour identification chart of British mammal tracks and signs.

    Laminated chart £3.80 Buy Now
  • India: The Tiger's Roar24% OFF
    India: The Tiger's Roar by Aline Dobbie

    This title examines many of India's most famous wildlife parks and tiger sanctuaries, providing a comprehensive study of Ranthambhore, Bandhavgarh, Kanha and Corbett Tiger Reserves and detailed backgrounds to Nagarahole, Kaziranga, Pench, Bhararpur and Gir National Park, home of the rare Asiatic Lion. Also explores the continuing threat to India's tigers and the on-going efforts to protect them.

    Hardback £10.50 RRP: £13.99Buy Now
  • Bats
    Bats by Dean Waters, Ruth Waters

    Covers all 16 species of bat resident in Great Britain and as well as information on their biology and ecology. The authors address their legal and conservation status and provides the latest details of the incidence of rabies in bats.

    Paperback £4.99 Buy Now
  • The Lesser Horseshoe Bat: Conservation Handbook
    The Lesser Horseshoe Bat: Conservation… by H W Schofield

    Presents theoretical aspects of the species roosting ecology and approriate survey techniques along with clear and practical advise on improving and adapting buildings as roosts. Photograph & diagrams.

    Paperback £19.95 Buy Now
  • The British Natural History Collection: Otters
    The British Natural History Collection:… by Paul Chanin

    Explains how to spot the presence of otters, where they sleep, their feeding and breeding habits, their social behaviour, how they communicate and their relationships with man.

    Hardback £14.99 Buy Now
  • Urban Mammals: A concise guide
    Urban Mammals: A concise guide by David Wembridge

    This title describes twenty two species of mammals in detail and includes information on the urban and wider ecology, key features and field signs and distribution in Great Britain and Ireland. Also chapters on urban habitats, possible conflicts and urban surveys.

    Paperback £9.99 Buy Now
  • Polar Bears: The Natural History of a Threatened Species
    Polar Bears: The Natural History of a… by Ian Stirling

    The Polar Bear is an iconic species that is severely threatened by global warming. Looks in detail at their biology and ecology in a readable yet scientifically comprehensive way. Covers all aspects of their lives and distribution.

    Paperback £25.00 Buy Now
  • Mammals of Africa: Volumes I - VI
    Mammals of Africa: Volumes I - VI -

    This six volume set contains the very latest information and detailed discussion of the morphology, distribution, biology and evolution (including reference to fossil and molecular data) of every currently recognized species of African land mammal. It is fully illustrated with 660 colour paintings, over 2,000 line drawings, 1,100 maps and many tables, 2013

    Hardback £600.00 Buy Now
  • The British Natural History Collection: Moles
    The British Natural History Collection:… by Rob Atkinson

    Volume 3 in The British Natural History Collection series, Moles, takes us deep into their world. In the lonely darkness of their tunnels hunger forces moles on a cycle of digging, patrolling and eating, broken only in spring as males drive themselves to exhaustion on mating forays, and females raise there babies in warm nests. When their time comes, young moles make dangerous journeys above ground, just the start of the perils that lie ahead.

    Hardback £14.99 Buy Now
  • Red Squirrels: Naturally Scottish
    Red Squirrels: Naturally Scottish by Peter Lurz

    The red squirrel Sciurus vulgaris, is one of our most popular and well-loved mammals. This titles provides insite into its habitat, nesting, diet, social organisation, life history and disease, threats and conservation. As well as taking a look at squirrels and people, and squirrels and the law.

    Paperback £7.95 Buy Now
  • Squirrels of the World
    Squirrels of the World by Richard W Thorington Jr. et al.

    A comprehensive examination of all 285 species of squirrels worldwide. Reveal virtually every detail of the family Sciuridae, which includes ground squirrels, tree squirrels, flying squirrels, prairie dogs and chipmunks. Each species is described in a detailed account that includes distinguishing characteristics, ecology, natural history, conservation status, and current threats to its existence.

    Hardback £39.00 Buy Now
  • Britain's Sea Mammals
    Britain's Sea Mammals by Jon Dunn et al.

    Essential field guide to all the sea mammals found in coastal Britain. Covers 34 species, paying particular attention to the 14 species most readily seen and encountered. Species accounts highlight key identification characteristics, behaviour, status, habitat requirements and distribution.

    Paperback £12.95 Buy Now
  • British Bat Calls: A Guide to Species Identification
    British Bat Calls: A Guide to Species… by Jon Russ

    Knowledge of bat echolocation, calls and identification has grown significantly in the last decade. This practical guide presents the latest data in a clear and concise manner. Part 1 covers topics such as the properties of sound; how bats use sound; bat detection methods; recording devices; analysis software; recording techniques and call analysis. Part 2 comprises the species chapters. with information on distribution, emergence times, flight and foraging behaviour habitat and echolocation including parameters for common measurements. Calls are described in the context of the different technologies used. Includes sonograms.

    Paperback £29.99 Buy Now
  • Deer: The Animal Answer Guide
    Deer: The Animal Answer Guide by George A Feldhamer, William J McShea

    Did you know that elk and caribou are deer? Or that the earliest fossils of deer are 15 to 20 million years old? Have you ever wondered whether deer swim, play, or see colour? How do deer avoid predators and survive the winter? Do deer make good pets or carry contagious diseases? The authors answer these and other intriguing questions about members of the deer family Cervidae.

    Paperback £12.99 Buy Now
  • Primates of West Africa: A Field Guide and Natural History
    Primates of West Africa: A Field Guide… by John F Oates

    This comprehensive guide provides accounts for each primates species and subspecies, providing information not only on their identifying features and geographic distributions, but also on their natural history, their populations and habitats, locomotion, vocalizations, activity patterns, diets and feeding, ranging, and social behaviours.

    Paperback £34.99 Buy Now
  • Guide to the UK Cetaceans and Seals
    Guide to the UK Cetaceans and Seals by Mark Simmonds

    Many large sea mammals, including whales, dolphins, porpoises and seals, can be seen around the UK's coast. Both their behaviour at sea and their body features, such as the shape of the tail and dorsal fin as they break the water surface, will help you to identify most species.

    Chart £3.00 Buy Now
  • UK BAP Mammals; Interim Guidelines for Survey Methodologies, Impact Assessment and Mitigation
    UK BAP Mammals; Interim Guidelines for… -

    This is an essential publication for consultants and conservationists involved in surveying and protecting the UK Biodiversity Action Plan mammal species. Details previously unavailable guidelines for surveying, impact assessment and mitigation techniques on 8 species: harvest mouse, hedgehog, pine marten, polecat, brown hare, mountain hare, red squirrel and wildcat. It provides the most up-to-date in depth knowledge, and discusses the questions that still need answering and requirements for further research.

    Paperback £11.99 Buy Now
  • RSPB Spotlight; Otters
    RSPB Spotlight; Otters by Nicola Chester

    Informed text brings this elusive and exciting mammal into sharper focus, revealing what an otter is and how they live, feed, play and breed. Nicola reflects on how otters exist in our imaginations culturally and how that has changed over the years. She also examines the many challenges otters have faced, exposing what brought them to the brink of extinction, and explores the challenges we face in trying to find and watch otters in the wild.

    Paperback £9.99 Buy Now
  • Animals of the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Conservation Area
    Animals of the Serengeti and Ngorongoro… by Adam Scott Kennedy, Vicki Kennedy

    Covers the 89 species of mammals and reptiles most likely to be encountered in this world famous area, which includes the amazing Ngorongoro Crater. Useful tips from local Tanzanian guides who work in the region provide visitors with insights into behavioural habits and help to locate specific animals. Filled with vivid anecdotes, Animals of the Serengeti will enable any safari traveller to identify the mammals and reptiles of the area with ease.

    Paperback £17.95 Buy Now
  • A Field Guide to the Larger Mammals of Tanzania
    A Field Guide to the Larger Mammals of… by Charles Foley et al.

    Tanzania offers some of the finest wildlife watching in the world. Its protected areas, which include the iconic Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, and Mount Kilimanjaro, are famous for their density and diversity of large mammals. This field guide covers all the larger mammals of Tanzania, including marine mammals. Detailed accounts are provided for more than 135 species, some of which have only recently been discovered. Accounts for the land mammals give information on identification; similar species; habitats and social behaviour; distribution; population, status, and threats; and where best to look for the species.

    Paperback £19.95 Buy Now
  • Marine Mammal Observer & Passive Acoustic Monitoring Handbook
    Marine Mammal Observer & Passive… -

    This is the ultimate instruction manual for mitigation measures to minimise man-made acoustical and physical disturbances to marine mammals from industrial and defence activities. Based on more than two decades of offshore experience, and a decade of supplying MMO (Marine Mammal Observer) and PAM (Passive Acoustic Monitoring) services, both commercial and scientific, the Handbook is a long-overdue reference guide that seeks to improve standards worldwide for marine operations such as seismic and drilling exploration, wind farm piling, civil engineering, dredging, rock-dumping, and hydrographical surveys. By popular request, this manual will also form an accompaniment to MMO and PAM courses.

     

    Paperback £39.99 Buy Now
  • Bat Conservation; Global Evidence for the Effects of Interventions
    Bat Conservation; Global Evidence for… -

    This book brings together scientific evidence and experience relevant to the practical conservation of bats. The authors worked with an international group of bat experts and conservationists to develop a global list of interventions that could benefit bats. For each intervention the book summarises studies captured by the Conservation Evidence project, where that intervention has been tested and its effects on bats quantified. The result is a thorough guide to what is known, or not known, about the effectiveness of bat conservation actions throughout the world.

    Paperback £19.99 Buy Now
  • On the Trail of Red Squirrels
    On the Trail of Red Squirrels by Will Nicholls

    Join wildlife photographer Will Nicholls on a journey to find the elusive British red squirrel, documenting its secret life with words and photographs, several of which have won awards. This title will provide you with a window into the life of the red squirrel. Stories from Will's experiences studying these fascinating creatures are interwoven with factual information about all aspects of the squirrel.

    Hardback £25.00 Buy Now
  • Mammals of Qatar (Qatar Nature Explorer)
    Mammals of Qatar (Qatar Nature Explorer) by Frances Gillespie

    The Qatar Nature Explorer series offers a unique insight into Qatar's natural history and wildlife, and is an essential resource for schools and parents.

    Hardback £4.99 Buy Now
  • Horseshoe Bats of the World
    Horseshoe Bats of the World by G Csorba et al.

    Definitive work covering 70 species from 17 groups. Each species is described with sections on characters (external, cranial and dental), recognised subspecies, morphology, taxonomy, ecology, echolocation, distribution and conservation status. Also contains a key to groups and species and a gazetteer.

    Paperback £37.50 Buy Now
  • The Hazel Dormouse
    The Hazel Dormouse by Rimvydas Juskaitis, Sven Buchner

    This monograph attempts to condense the results of the all published research on the elusive hazel dormouse into one volume. Looks at biology, ecology, behaviour, physiology and range. Further chapters are dedicated to the variety of methods exist for detecting hazel dormice, recommendations for their conservation and methodological aspects of research.

    Paperback £20.00 Buy Now
  • Primates of the World
    Primates of the World by Jean-Jaques Petter

    This stunningly illustrated guide to the world's primates covers nearly 300 species, from the feather-light and solitary pygmy mouse lemurs of Madagascar - among the smallest primates known to exist - to the regal mountain gorillas of Africa. Organized by region and spanning every family of primates on Earth.

    Hardback £19.99 Buy Now
  • Mammals of South-East Asia
    Mammals of South-East Asia by Chris & Loretta Shepherd

    A Naturalist's Guide to the Mammals of South-East Asia contains high quality photographs from some of the area's top nature photographers, which are accompanied by detailed species descriptions, including nomenclature, size, distribution, habits and habitat, as well as interesting snippets of information about the mammals.

    Paperback £9.99 Buy Now
  • Mammal Tracks & Signs of Southern Africa
    Mammal Tracks & Signs of Southern Africa by Lee Gutteridge, Louis Liebenberg

    Tracking is a popular, yet difficult subject, but this comprehensive guide will help anyone who applies themselves to begin to decipher these natural hieroglyphs etched on the ground. Highly accurate sketches show all the details one would expect to find in a perfect example of spoor.

    Paperback £13.99 Buy Now
  • Bats of Britain, Europe and Northwest Africa
    Bats of Britain, Europe and Northwest… by Christian Dietz et al.

    Presents all 51 bat species that occur across Europe and Northwest Africa, and embraces recent taxonomic advances and several new species descriptions. Introductory chapters reveal the remarkable biology of bats. The detailed species accounts cover life history, conservation status and identification.

    Hardback £45.00 Buy Now
  • Mammals of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East
    Mammals of Europe, North Africa and the… by S Aulagnier et al.

    Covers all of the terrestrial mammals species of the Western Palearctic. Species accounts are concise with information on size, identification, distribution, habitat, behaviour, reproduction and feeding.

    Hardback £24.99 Buy Now
  • Rabbits and Hares
    Rabbits and Hares by Anne McBride, Guy Troughton

    The rabbit is both loved and hated, a charming cuddly creature but with a big appetite. The author doesn't avoid either aspect of rabbits but gives fascinating information about their habits and life style. Discusses the Myxomatosis issues and population recovery. Hares on the other hand are not on the increase, partly because of modern agricultural practices. They to have some interesting habits which are covered in this title.

    Paperback £10.50 Buy Now
  • The Naturalized Animals of Britain and Ireland
    The Naturalized Animals of Britain and… by Christopher Lever

    Relates how alien vertebrate animals now live in the wild in Britain and Ireland were introduced and naturalized. Discusses their status and distribution and their impact on the local environment. Describes animals that have been imported either deliberately or accidently and have established themselves in the wild, feral domesticated species and re introduced species.

    Hardback £35.00 Buy Now
  • Handbook of the Mammals of the World: Volume 2 Hoofed Mammals
    Handbook of the Mammals of the World:… -

    The species accounts supply complete and up-to-date information on hoofed mammals at a time when new and increasingly sophisticated methods of DNA analysis is reshaping our knowledge of these species; to give just one example, the bovidae family has almost doubled its size in the last five years, to the 279 distinct species known today. 664 colour photographs, 56 colour plates, distribution maps.

    Hardback £134.99 Buy Now
  • Handbook of the Mammals of the World; Volume 3 Primates
    Handbook of the Mammals of the World;… -

    This, the third volume of HMW, counts more than 470 mammal species: 138 species of prosimians - the lemurs, lorises, pottos and tarsiers in Africa and Asia; 157 species of monkeys in the New World; another 158 monkeys in the Old World; and 25 apes, 19 of them gibbons along with six chimpanzees, gorillas and orangutans.

    Hardback £134.99 Buy Now
  • The Ape in Myth & Art
    The Ape in Myth & Art by Zuckerman, Solly

    A limited edition publication celebrating the role played by apes and monkeys in art and literature through the ages. Written by Lord Solly Zuckerman, and completed just before his untimely death, the book reveals his love of these animals and their appearance in paintings, books and legend over many centuries. Their important place in human history is recorded faithfully in this colourful publication which will appeal to anyone who shares Solly Zuckerman's fascination with our closest of animal relatives. Colour paintings, black and white drawings, 150pp. 1998

    Hardback £50.00 Buy Now
  • The Last Wolf
    The Last Wolf by Jim Crumley

    Explores the place of the wolf in Scotland, past, present and future, and challenges many of the myths that have been regarded for centuries as biological fact. The author questions much of the written evidence on the plight of the wolf in light of contemporary knowledge and considers the wolf in today?s world, an examination that ranges from Highland Scotland to Devon and from Yellowstone in North America to Norway and Italy, as he makes an elegant, erudite and imaginative account that readdresses the place of the wolf in modern Scotland.

    Paperback £9.99 Buy Now
  • Quaggas and Other Zebras
    Quaggas and Other Zebras by David Barnaby

    Shot into extinction towards the end of the nineteenth century, this title recounts the explorations into what has been left behind in our culture by the extinct Quagga.

    Paperback £9.00 Buy Now
  • Four Neotropical Rainforests
    Four Neotropical Rainforests -

    The exploitation & disappearance of tropical forests is one of the world's major ecologically complex problems. The flora & fauna of four major rainforest sites - Manaus Brazil; Manu Park Peru; Barro Colorado Island Panama; and La Selva Costa Rica are compared by expert ecologists providing a reliable compilation of data for researchers & students. Maps graphs tables 627pp 1990

    Paperback £28.00 Buy Now
  • The Lion and the Gazelle: The Mammals and Birds of Iran
    The Lion and the Gazelle: The Mammals… by P.N. Humphreys, E. Kahrom

    Iran is a natural crossroads over which animals plants and men have migrated since time immemorial. It is a country which exhibits two completely different climatic zones thereby allowing a wide diversity of species to flourish. Combining biology with history and mythology it is the first book to cover the major species of mammals and birds of this virtually unknown area. Colour and b/w photographs, maps, 224pp. 1995

    Hardback £31.50 Buy Now
  • RSPB Spotlight; Foxes
    RSPB Spotlight; Foxes by Mike Unwin

    This highly readable study explores how the red fox's versatility has allowed it to thrive across the northern hemisphere, from desert and mountain to farmland and urban jungle.

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  • MAMMALS OF SOUTH-EAST ASIA including Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam
    MAMMALS OF SOUTH-EAST ASIA including… by Charles M Francis
    Compact identification guide describing over 150 species. Clear text and photographs highlight the characteristic features of each species. 230 colour photographs, 144pp. 3rd edition 2010
    Paperback £8.99 Buy Now
  • A Field Guide to the CARNIVORES OF THE WORLD
    A Field Guide to the CARNIVORES OF THE… by Luke Hunter
    Comprehensive guide that profiles all 250 of the worlds terrestrial carnivore species. Detailed account for each species describing key identification characteristics, distribution and habitat, behaviour, feeding ecology, social patterns, life history statistics, conservation and the latest classification. Colour plates, line drawings, black and white illustrations, 240pp. 2011
    Hardback £24.99 Buy Now
  • Pocket Guide MAMMALS OF SOUTHERN AFRICA
    Pocket Guide MAMMALS OF SOUTHERN AFRICA by Chris & Mathilde Stuart
    Compact guide which covers some 120 mammals of the region. Concise information on key identification pointers, similar species, habitat, behaviour, diet, reproduction, longevity, calls, occurrence and measurements. Silhouettes indicating size in relation to humans, illustrations of tracks and droppings, colour illustrations, distribution maps, 160pp. 2011
    Paperback £9.99 Buy Now
  • A PRICKLY AFFAIR The Charm of the Hedgehog
    A PRICKLY AFFAIR The Charm of the… by Hugh Warwick
    The author explores the quirky humour, misunderstanding and affection that characterises our feelings for this marvellous little creature, 279pp. 2010
    Paperback £9.99 Buy Now
  • BATS From Evolution to Conservation
    BATS From Evolution to Conservation by John D Altringham
    Covers the key aspects of bat biology, including evolution, flight, echolocation, hibernation, reproduction, feeding and roosting ecology, social behaviour, migration, population and community ecology, biogeography and conservation. Colour plates and illustrations, 352pp. 2011
    Paperback £34.95 Buy Now
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