Deer of the World: Their Evolution, Behaviour, and Ecology
Detailed, concise information on the deer family's evolution, food habits, reproduction, anti-predator behavior, social behavior, dominance displays, and ecology makes DEER OF THE WORLD the most complete, up-to-date reference available on these intriguing animals. Each species' development is traced from prehistory to the present. 200 drawings.
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