Mammals of Oklahoma
Published by: University of Oklahoma Press
Imprint: University of Oklahoma Press
672 Pages | 7 x 10 | 168 color illus., 321 b&w drawings, 121 maps
Incorporating the latest data, this second edition includes up-to-date descriptions and identification keys; line drawings and full-color photos and distribution maps; life history information; and ecological notes on such things as dens, nests, burrows, food habits, reproduction, pathogens and parasites, and predators. The book’s etymology offers insight into each species’ scientific name, and its natural history describes habitat and diseases, among other distinguishing characteristics. A glossary provides guidance on technical terms.
This accessible and authoritative volume marks a significant update and expansion of the knowledge of mammals in Oklahoma. It will be the definitive desk reference and field guide to the state’s rich mammalian diversity.
“This much-needed, well-constructed, and easy-to-use synopsis will prove useful for the professional and lay enthusiast alike. Given the complex habitats and numerous ecoregions that Oklahoma shares with its neighboring states, this second edition of Mammals of Oklahoma offers a one-stop shopping opportunity for biologists and travelers interested in mammals of the southwest and south-central United States.”—Robert D. Bradley, Coauthor of The Mammals of Texas, Seventh Edition
“This new edition provides valuable updated information about the mammal populations of Oklahoma. The updated maps and county lists, as well as detailed dichotomous keys, are a valuable resource.”—Jason Shaw, Associate Professor of Biology, University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma