How to Know the American Mammals Author:Ivan Sanderson A favorite little book of mine that I have owned most of my life. Complements the fancier,dazzling new field guides with its low key simplicity. — Compact, authoritative, easy to read field & living room guide to all the groups of mammals. — I especially like the exquisitely detailed small drawings, e.g. 7 species of true weasels (genus Mustela),t... more »o scale,one above the other on a page opposite discussion of general & specific traits & habitats. Similarly 9 dolphins,8 lesser & 11 great whales; 6 lemmings, 10 ground squirrels, 4 foxes, etc are featured.
10 pages of about 66 species of animal tracks are portrayed simply,with inch scales,as black marks. Also has color photos.« less