Resources

Books

Anderson, S., and J. K. Jones, Jr., eds. Orders and Families of Recent Mammals of the World. New York: John Wiley and Sons, 1984.

Austin, C. R., and R. V. Short, eds. Reproduction in Mammals. Vols. 1, 2, 3 and 4. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1972.

Chivers, R. E., and P. Lange. The Digestive System in Mammals: Food, Form and Function. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1994.

Eisenberg, J. F. The Mammalian Radiations, an Analysis of Trends in Evolution, Adaptation, and Behavior. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1981.

Feldhammer, G. A., L. C. Drickamer, A. H. Vessey, and J. F. Merritt. Mammalogy. Adaptations, Diversity, and Ecology. Boston: McGraw Hill, 1999.

Griffith, M.The Biology of Monotremes. New York: Academic Press, 1978.

Kardong, K. V. Vertebrates. Comparative Anatomy, Function, Evolution. Dubuque, Iowa: William C. Brown Publishers, 1995.

Kowalski, K. Mammals: an Outline of Theriology. Warsaw, Poland: PWN, 1976.

Kunz, T. H., ed. Ecology of Bats. New York: Plenum Press, 1982.

Lillegraven, J. A., Z. Kielan-Jaworowska, and W. A. Clemens, eds. Mesozoic Mammals: The First Two-Thirds of Mammalian History. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1979.

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

Neuweiler, G. Biologie der Fledermaeuse. Stuttgart-New York: Georg Thieme Verlag, 1993.

Nowak, R. M. Walker's Mammals of the World. 5th ed. Baltimore and London: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1991.

Pivetau, J., ed. Traité de paléontologie, Tome VII Mammiferes. Paris: Masson et Cie, 1958.

Pough, F. H., J. B. Heiser, and W. N. McFarland. Vertebrate Life. 4th ed. London: Prentice Hall Int., 1996.

Ridgway, S. H., and R. Harrison, eds. Handbook of Marine Mammals. New York: Academic Press, 1985.

Savage, R. J. G., and M. R. Long. Mammal Evolution, an Illustrated Guide. New York: Facts on File Publications, 1986.

Starck, D. Lehrbuch der Speziellen Zoologie. Band H: Wirbeltiere. 5. Teil: Säugetiere. Jena-Stuttgart-New York: Gustav Fischer Verlag, 1995.

Szalay, F. S., M. J. Novacek, and M. C. McKenna, eds. Mammalian Phylogeny. New York: Springer-Verlag, 1992.

Thenius, E. Phylogenie der Mammalia. Stammesgeschichte der Säugetiere (Einschliesslich der Hominiden). Berlin: Walter de Gruyter and Co, 1969.

Vaughan, T. A., J. M. Ryan, and N. Czaplewski. Mammalogy. 4th ed. Belmont, CA: Brooks Cole, 1999.

Wilson, D. E., and D. M. Reeder, eds. Mammal Species of the World: a Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. 2nd ed. Washington, D.C.: Smithonian Institution Press, 1993.

Young, J. Z. The Life of Mammals. 2nd ed. Oxford: Claredon Press, 1975.

Other

University of Michigan Museum of Zoology. Animal Diversity Web. <http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu>

Animal Info—Information on Rare, Threatened and Endangered Mammals. <http://www.animalinfo.org>

BIOSIS. <http://www.biosis.org.uk>

Links of Interest in Mammalogy. <http://www.il-st-acad-sci.org/mamalink.html>

The American Society of Mammalogists. <http://www. mammalsociety.org>

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. <http:// www.nmnh.si.edu/vert/mammals>

World Wildlife Fund. <http://www.worldwildlife.org>

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