Lemurs of Madagascar (Tropical Field Guide Series) (Paperback)

Lemurs of Madagascar (Tropical Field Guide Series) By Russell A. Mittermeier, Stephen D. Nash (Illustrator), Ian Tattersall, William R. Konstant Cover Image


Lemurs are primates found exclusively on Madagascar, but their appearance and the extraordinary diversity of species have captured the interest of primate watchers everywhere.

This guide profiles all 50 known species and subspecies of lemurs, from their origins and discovery to recent studies and on-going conservation efforts. Included are full descriptions, many color images, maps showing distribution patterns, and detailed drawings of the postures and behaviors used by naturalists to distinguish between species.

About the Author

Russell A. Mittermeir is a former president and current executive vice chair of Conservation International as well as an honorary member of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and chair of its primate specialists group.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781881173083
Publisher: Conservation International
Publication Date: January 1st, 1995
Pages: 356
Series: Tropical Field Guide Series