The Book of Indian Animals
This is the third edition of the standard reference work on India s more common mammals. Based on the observations of the naturalists and sportsmen who have contributed to the journal of the Bombay Natural History Society for over a century, the book describes and illustrates the habitat, characteristics, distribution, and other details of twenty-three different types of mammal. The comprehensive illustrations include 28 full colour plates depicting 141 species, by the distinguished artist M. Paul Barruel. There are also 40 black-and-white plates, and a 2-page colour map of India showing climatic forest types and the distribution of geographical races of the Indian Giant Squirrel. This is a book for anyone interested in Indian animals, at whatever level.