Raccoons: A Natural History

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UBC Press, 2002 - 200
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Raccoons presents detailed information on raccoon evolution, physical characteristics, social behavior, habitats, food habits, reproduction, and conservation, as well as their relationship with humans and many other topics. The section on distribution and subspecies focuses on the raccoon's current range expansion, and the material on their cultural significance demonstrates this mammal's unique status in different North American cultures.
 

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Introducing the Masked Bandit
3
Raccoon Origins
9
Todays Raccoon Family
27
Form and Function
57
Distribution and Subspecies
75
Living Arrangements
91
Mortality and Disease
111
Reproduction and Development
121
Social Organization
135
Management
145
Raccoons and Humans
165
List of Scientific Names
177
References
181
Index
196
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Strona 191 - Fritzell, EK 1978. Aspects of raccoon (Procyon lotor) social organization. Canadian Journal of Zoology 56:260- 271 . Gehrt, SD, and EK.

Informacje o autorze (2002)

Samuel I. Zeveloff is author of Mammals of the Intermountain West (1988). He is department chair and a professor of zoology at Weber State University in Ogden, Utah.

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