Author: S H Prater
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN/UPC (if available): 0195621697
This new edition describes and illustrate the best known mammals of India, their habitat, distinctive characteristics, distribution and other relevant features.
It is based on all the available literature, in particular on the observations of sportsmen and naturalists who have contributed to the ages of the Journal of Bombay Natural History Society for over eighty years.
The book contains twenty-eight full-color plates drawn by the distinguished artist M Paul Barruel depicting 141 species of animals and in addition 41 monochrome plates and a four-color map of India showing Climatic Forest Types and Distribution of the Geographical Races of the Indian Giant Squirrel.