Shark Attacks: Their Causes and Avoidance

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Raccoons have adapted very well to urban sprawl. Designed for either outdoor identification or armchair reference, this new edition is the indispensable companion for anyone interested in Australian mammals. In captivity when 2 of them are together one always suspiciously dies with no signs of any sort of fight between them. ↑ a b c Lariviere, Serge (1999), "Sorex Arcticus", Mammalian Species (608): 1-9, http://www.science.smith.edu/msi/, retrieved September 23, 2012 ↑ a b c d e f Seto, Stephanie (2006), [http:/animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/accounts/Sorex_arcticus/ "Sorex Arcticus, Arctic Shrew"], Animal Diversity Web, http:/animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/accounts/Sorex_arcticus/, retrieved September 23, 2012 ↑ Clough, Garrett (1963), "Biology of the Shrew", American Midland Naturalist (69): 69-81, http://www.jstor.org/stable/2422844, retrieved September 23,2012 Size: The masked shrew usually weighs between .08-1.4 ounces (2.5-4.0g) and is approximately 3.9 inches (10cm) in length.
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A Beast the Color of Winter

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Use range maps, similar species, and other identifiers to narrow down the possibilities and confirm your ID. It doesn't cost much or have many pages (80). I did not choose any species that is heavily domesticated — no camels, no wild ass or horse — nor did I include species whose population now consists almost entirely of re-introduced animals (e.g., White Rhinoceros, American Bison). The last pages contain a checklist for easy reference with illustrations on size, tracks and a common name and scientific name index.
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The Return of the Wolf: Reflections on the Future of Wolves

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California Department of Fish and Game. 1996. Main foods: Mule Deer are browsers and will mostly eat any vegation that they can find in their habitat. Fur is yellowish, grayish brown except on the stomach which is a silvery gray. In fact, they are one of the most common mammals seen here. This was my first encounter with a Slow Loris. The spines are best left embedded in the afflicted area. The output choices are a list of species ("Search Species") or sets of images "Visual Search").
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Souls in the Sea: Dolphins, Whales, and Human Destiny

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Grizzly bears have furs that are lighter. A hand lens can enhance your understanding of fossils and the rocks containing them. The road fauna is made up of creatures who are victims of their own habits -- feeding habits, reproduction habits, or aggressive or agnostic behavior habits." After regional compatibility, the issues of durability, content and portability are the most important aspects to consider. They are also lower down on the foodchain.
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Gray Whales, Wandering Giants

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Australian Aboriginals had been accustomed to them for millennia, but early white explorers were amazed by what they found in Australia, What is so odd about Australian mammals? A small animal with numerous short spines (1.5 –2.5 cm Furthermore, as it describes and illustrates every whale and dolphin species recorded in Egyptian waters, including the Red Sea, it will be of special significance to anyone diving in the region.
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Forest Cats of North America

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The rusty red tint is unlike any other fur color from the bat family. [3] Range: The Eastern Red Bat's population is all over North and South America. Tips on how to find fish without a rod and reel. We also sought the support of the promising Lebanese artist, Karim Farah, who provided a collection of drawings for the movements of some animals, in addition to the art direction of the guide and the cover. The only natural predator is the Anaconda snake. These mice also eat fungi inadvertently providing nutrients to surrounding trees, playing an important role in the forest ecosystem Activity: Woodland jumping mice may be active during the day but they are mostly nocturnal.
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Great Cats: Stories and Art from a World Traveller

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In some parts of the Western United States the gray fox is primarily insectivorous and herbivorous. As in the case with most bats, many humans consider northern bats to be pests. Each chart is laminated to make it shower-proof and robust for use outdoors. Andrée Vérès for providing access to some plates, Mrs. A. has a significant history as an aviation center that goes as far back as the early 1900s when, due to its open geography and climate, the city was heavily promoted as a prime location to test and manufacture airplanes.
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Introducing Mammals to Young Naturalists: From Texas Parks

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The nests of rock voles are based around logs, boulders, and other protected places. The eyes are usually carried on stalks. Australia Publisher Gary Allen Smithfield Blay, J. 1994. Ice sheets and other glaciers encroach and retreat during four or five primary glacial periods. Sales from all stores give commissions to Beartracker's Animal Tracks Den, which helps keep this site online as a free service. EASE OF USE Peterson Field Guides are designed to work in the field, and every illustration, every word, is directed to that end.
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Lions (Portraits of the Animal World)

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See also Indigenous Studies further down on this page. Fleshy herbs or perennials with simple leaves often clustered at plant base. The names given in italics beside each illustration are, in most cases, the genus (plural genera). A few species are discussed in the following section although there are other jellyfish seasonally found off Ambergris Caye. Rostrum long and narrow, with nostrils and nasal bones seemingly "drawn back" onto the forehead.
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Friendly Whales of Baja

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It provides identification of over 1000 of the most common species, encompassing a high proportion of those most likely to be seen in the field. 448 pages. A male lion had been following her down the wash and had cut into the bush further up the drainage, where I hadn't initially seen his tracks. We can achieve critical focus for only one plane in front of the camera, and all objects in this plane will be sharp. Within the average 1 acre habitat, communities can range up to 36 lemmings.
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