This easy-to-use identification guide to the 129 species of mammals most commonly seen in South-East Asia (covering Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam) is perfect for resident and visitor alike.
High quality photographs from some of the region’s top nature photographers are accompanied by detailed species descriptions which include nomenclature, size, distribution, habits and habitat, as well as interesting snippets of information about the mammals. The user-friendly introduction covers details on habitats, advice on mammal watching, notes on taxonomy and information on threats to the wildllife. Also included is an all-important checklist of all of the mammals of South-East Asia encompassing, for each species, its common and scientific name, IUCN status as at 2011.
Chris R. Shepherd and Loretta Ann Shepherd are a husband-and-wife team based in Malaysia, working on wildlife conservation issues throughout South-East Asia. Both strongly believe that an increased appreciation for wildlife is the key to conservation success.
Paperback. 176 pages.