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On the Prowl: In Search of Big Cat Origins

On the Prowl: In Search of Big Cat Origins

von John M. Harris, Mark Hallett
Hardcover - 9780231184502
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Beschreibung

On the Prowl is a fully illustrated and approachable guide to the evolution of the big cats and what it portends for their conservation today. Mark Hallett and John M. Harris trace the origins of these iconic carnivores, venturing down the evolutionary pathways that produced the diversity of big cat species that have walked the earth. They place the evolution and paleobiology of these species in the context of ancient ecosystems and climates, explaining what made big cats such efficient predators and analyzing their competition with other animals. Hallett and Harris pay close attention to human impact, from the evidence of cave paintings and analysis of ancient extinctions up to present-day crises. Their engaging and carefully documented account is brought to life through detailed, vivid illustrations by the paleoartist Hallett based on the most recent research by leading paleontologists. Offering a fresh look at the rise of these majestic animals, On the Prowl also makes a powerful case for renewed efforts to protect big cats and their habitats before it is too late.

Details

Verlag Columbia Univers. Press
Ersterscheinung Juli 2020
Maße 261 mm x 184 mm x 30 mm
Gewicht 701 Gramm
Format Hardcover
ISBN-13 9780231184502
Auflage Nicht bekannt
Seiten 247

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