Resources

Books

Burnie, David, and Don E. Wilson, eds. Animal. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 2001.

Feldhamer, George A., Lee C. Drickamer, Stephen H. Vessey, and Joseph F. Merritt, eds. Mammalogy: Adaptation, Diversity, and Ecology. Boston: WCB McGraw-Hill, 1999.

Gould, Dr. Edwin, and Dr. George McKay, eds. Encyclopedia of Mammals. 2nd ed. San Diego: Academic Press, 1998.

Honacki, James H., Kenneth E. Kinman, and James W.

Koeppl, eds. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. 2nd ed. Lawrence, KS: Allen Press and the Association of Systematics Collections, 1982.

Macdonald, David., ed. The Encyclopedia of Mammals. New York: Facts on File, 1984.

Martin, Robert Eugene. A Manual of Mammalogy: With Keys to Families of the World. 3rd ed. Boston, MA: McGraw-Hill, 2001.

Nowak, Ronald M. Walker's Mammals of the World, volume II, 6th ed. Baltimore and London: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999.

Special Publications Division (prepared by). National Geographic Book of Mammals. Washington, DC: National Geographic Society, 1981.

Whitfield, Dr. Philip. Macmillan Illustrated Animal Encyclopedia. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company, 1984.

Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. 2nd ed. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1993.

Periodicals

Gebo, Daniel L., and D. Tab Rasmussen. "The Earliest Fossil Pangolin (Philodota: Manidae) From Africa." Journal of Mammology 66 (1985): 538-541.

Sunquist, Fiona. "Two Species, One Design." International Wildlife 26 (1996): 28-33.

Other

Animal Diversity Web. Museum of Zoology, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan. [June 13, 2003]. <http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/>.

William Arthur Atkins

Class Mammalia Order Rodentia Number of families 28

Number of genera, species 443 genera; 2,021 species

Photo: A Malagasy giant rat (Hypogeomys antimena) emerges from its burrow. (Photo by Harald Sch├╝tz. Reproduced by permission.)

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