Mammals of the Canadian RockiesBook - 1995
Mammals of the Canadian Rockies features in detail all known mammal species from this enormously diverse and interesting natural region. With descriptions of more than seventy species of mammals, accompanied by full-colour photographs for easy identification, this guidebook provides a simple and enjoyable introduction to the fascinating world of mammals in the Canadian Rockies.
Easy to pack and easy to use, this book contains hints on where to look for the different animals and entertaining notes on their methods of communication, habitat selection, and behaviours. Descriptions include common and scientific names, distribution ranges, as well as the approximate size of each mammal. There are also maps, diagrams, details about vegetation zones, an index of common and scientific names, a description of mammal families, a glossary of terms, a list of selected references, and a checklist for recording your sightings.
Mammals of the Canadian Rockies is written in clear, nontechnical language for the general, nonspecialist reader. It supplies residents and visitors to the Canadian Rockies with everything they need to foster a deeper understanding and appreciation of the mammals they may encounter.