The mighty polar bear. The plucky beaver. The majestic caribou. These iconic animals are etched in our national consciousness (and on our coins), but they represent only a small fraction of the amazing variety of mammals found in Canada's wild. Lone Pine Publishing, Canada's leading publisher of nature guides, celebrates this diversity with Mammals of Canada. Features include: * 188 species accounts with information about habitat, food, young, den, range and similar species * Colour-coded header bars and quick reference guide to make finding information fast and easy * Beautiful illustrations and photographs * Range maps * ''Did you know'' facts * Detailed descriptions of our natural regions * Canada's top mammal-watching sites. * Whether you are a naturalist, a photographer, a wildlife enthusiast or simply appreciate the great outdoors, this book will become a vital reference in your natural history library.
About the author
IAN SHELDON is an accomplished artist, nature illustrator and ecologist with a degree in Ecology from Cambridge University. His studies have taken him around the world--through-out North and South America, Europe, Southeast Asia and South Africa.