Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1987. A.M Hughes (color plates). Hardcover. Used - Very Good/Fine. Illustrated glossy boards. Clean, tight, unmarked. Color plates. Black and white illustrations. Map endpapers. 13.5 x 20 cm. Checklist. Bibliography. 95 pp. Item #14141
A compendium of 660 species of animals from South-East Asia including many which cannot be found elsewhere: the gymnures and treeshrews, 'living fossils' resembling extinct mammals of sixty million years ago; gliding and flying forms, notably bats; primates ranging from the minute tarsiers to the huge orang-utan; carnivores, including aboreal fruit-eaters, fish-eaters and large predators; varied hoofed animals; the strange scaly anteaters, and numerous rodents.