Handbook of the mammals of the world [HMW], volume two: hoofed mammals.

Handbook of the mammals of the world [HMW], volume two: hoofed mammals. Don E. Wilson, Russell A. Mittermeier.
Handbook of the mammals of the world [HMW], volume two: hoofed mammals.

Barcelona: Lynx Edicions, 2011. Quarto, dustwrapper, colour illustrations, colour photographs, maps.

A companion work to the Handbook of birds of the world [HBW]. In this second volume of HMW the hoofed mammals are revealed in all their fascinating detail, in riveting accounts written by some of the most renowned authorities in the world. The species accounts supply complete and up-to-date information at a time when new and increasingly sophisticated methods of DNA analysis are reshaping our knowledge of these species; to give just one example, the family Bovidae has almost doubled its size in the last five years, to the 279 distinct species known today. This series illustrates and describes all the mammal species of the world and is to be completed in nine volumes.
Contents of the series
Volume one: Carnivores
Volume two: Hoofed mammals
Volume three: Primates
Volume four: Sea mammals
Volume five: Marsupials
Volume six: Lagomorphs and Rodents I
Volume seven: Rodents II
Volume eight: Insectivores
Volume nine: Bats

Contents of volume two:
Family Orycteropodidae (Aardvark) William Andrew Taylor
Family Procaviidae (Hyraxes) Hendrik Hoeck
Family Elephantidae (Elephants) George Wittemyer
Family Manidae (Pangolins) Philippe Gaubert
Family Equidae (Horses and relatives) Daniel Rubenstein
Family Rhinocerotidae (Rhinoceroses) Eric Dinerstein
Family Tapiridae (Tapirs) Emília Patrícia Medici
Family Camelidae (Camels) William Franklin
Family Suidae (Pigs) Erik Meijaard, Jean-Pierre d'Huart & William Oliver
Family Tayassuidae (Peccaries) Andrew Taber, Mariana Altrichter, Harald Beck & Jaime Gongora
Family Hippopotamidae (Hippopotamuses) Rebecca Lewison
Family Tragulidae (Chevrotains) Erik Meijaard
Family Moschidae (Musk-deer) Colin Groves
Family Cervidae (Deer) Stefano Mattioli
Family Bovidae (Hollow-horned Ruminants) Colin Groves, David Leslie, Brent Huffman, Raul Valdez, Khushal Habibi, Paul Weinberg, James Burton, Peter Jarman & William Robichaud
Family Antilocapridae (Pronghorn) John Byers
Family Giraffidae (Giraffe and Okapi) John Skinner & Graham Mitchell.

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