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Frontmatter

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Contents

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Preface

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pp. vii-viii

Two of us, Bo Beolens and Mike Watkins, wrote Whose Bird? which was published in November 2003. A review of Whose Bird? was written by Nicholas Gould for the journal International Zoo News. Gould suggested that there could be a need for similar volumes on other animal classes, and among them he suggested mammals. We wish to give credit and thanks here to the person whose suggestion began the ...

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Introduction

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pp. ix-xiii

Much as birders often come across bird names that include the name of a person (such names are properly called “eponyms”), and their curiosity is aroused just as ours was, so will people come across similar eponyms for mammals. We have all heard of Przewalski’s Horse or Thomson’s Gazelle, but how familiar is Nolthenius’ Long-tailed Climbing Mouse or Bannister’s Melomys? This book is for the curious ...

Title Page

A

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pp. 1-22

B

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pp. 23-68

C

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pp. 69-95

D

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pp. 96-119

E

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pp. 120-130

F

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pp. 131-144

G

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pp. 145-171

H

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pp. 172-202

I

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pp. 203-207

J

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pp. 208-217

K

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pp. 218-232

L

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pp. 233-252

M

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pp. 253-287

N

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pp. 288-295

O

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pp. 296-304

P

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pp. 305-332

Q

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p. 333

R

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pp. 334-354

S

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pp. 355-404

T

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pp. 404-421

U

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pp. 422-423

V

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pp. 424-434

W

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pp. 435-453

X

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p. 454

Y

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pp. 455-456

Z

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pp. 457-460

Appendix 1: Vernacular Names

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pp. 461-513

Appendix 2: Scientific Names

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pp. 515-567

Bibliography

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pp. 569-574