Melbourne: Oxford University Press, (2010. third edition). Octavo, paperback, colour plates by Frank Knight, maps.
A comprehensive field guide to identifying all 378 species of mammals known in Australia. A major updated and redesigned edition of this best selling guide includes colour-coded pages and endangered species symbols for easy reference. Provides concise and accurate details of the appearance, diagnostic features, distribution, habitat, and key behavioural characteristics of all mammals known to have occurred in Australia or its waters since the time of European settlement. The book uses classic field-guide layout, and each double page spread provides all the information needed to identify an animal, a full colour illustration of the entire animal, a distribution map, and species description and measurements, including details of how to differentiate between similar species.
Price: $54.00 AU