Canids of the World: Wolves, Wild Dogs, Foxes, Jackals, Coyotes, and Their Relatives

Jose R. Castello (Author) José R. Castelló (Author)
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Description

The most complete and user-friendly photographic field guide to the world's canids

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

Product Details

Price
$29.95  $27.55
Publisher
Princeton University Press
Publish Date
September 11, 2018
Pages
336
Dimensions
5.5 X 8.5 X 0.9 inches | 1.5 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780691176857

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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).

Reviews

"Canids of the World is a timely resource and a fascinating survey of wolves and their canine relatives."---Nancy Jo Tubbs, International Wolf
"This is the best encyclopedia any reader or writer can hope for. I look forward to returning to it over the coming years."--Pennsylvania Literary Journal