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An introduction to the mammals of Sabah

Harrison, John

An introduction to the mammals of Sabah

by Harrison, John

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Published by Sabah Society in Jesselton .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby John Harrison. Illustrated by Chong Yun Fatt
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCS 82/7628
The Physical Object
Pagination244 p. illus.
Number of Pages244
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4157951M
LC Control Number80138587

Covering Sabah, Sarawak, Brunei, and Kalimantan, the book provides essential information on species of land and marine mammals and features breathtaking color plates. Detailed facing-page species accounts describe taxonomy, size, range, distribution, habits, and status. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "This edition of Phillipps' field guide to the mammals of Borneo is published by arrangement with John Beaufoy Publishing Ltd"--Page preceding title page.

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AN INTRODUCTION TO THE MAMMALS OF SABAH Paperback – January 1, by John Harrison (Author) See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" — Author: John Harrison. This small volume reviews the mammalian fauna of Sabah including primates, apes, monkeys, bats, squirrels, gnawing animals, mammals of the sea and browsing mammals among others.

No ownership marks and no signs of use. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Harrison, J.L. (John Leonard), Introduction to the mammals of Sabah. Jesselton, Malayasia, Sabah Society, This is the most comprehensive, up-to-date, and easily accessible field guide to the mammals of Borneo―the ideal travel companion for anyone visiting this region of the world.

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