Squirrels of the World

Author: Richard W. Thorington, Jr.

Publisher: JHU Press


Category: Science

Page: 472

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Squirrels of the World, written by scientists with more than 100 years of collective experience studying these popular mammals, is the first comprehensive examination of all 285 species of squirrels worldwide. The authors reveal virtually every detail of the family Sciuridae, which includes ground squirrels, tree squirrels, flying squirrels, prairie dogs, and chipmunks. Each species—from the familiar gray squirrel of American backyards to the exotic and endangered woolly flying squirrel of Pakistan—is described in a detailed account that includes distinguishing characteristics, ecology, natural history, conservation status, and current threats to its existence. Squirrels of the World includes • stunning color photographs that document rare and unusual squirrels as well as common varieties• evolution, morphology, ecology, and conservation status• colorful range maps marking species distribution• images of the skull of each genus of squirrel• extensive references -- Lawrence Heaney, Curator and Head of the Division of Mammals, The Field Museum (Chicago)

Popcorn-eating Squirrels of the World Unite!

Four go Nuts for Popcorn

Author: Matt Dickinson

Publisher: Vertebrate Publishing


Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 208

View: 117

Everyone knows that squirrels love nuts, right? Wrong! When three young squirrels meet Salty – a grumpy, greedy old squirrel, addicted to popcorn – they become tangled up in a magical adventure that is to change their lives forever. But what will become of Ben, Cassie and Alfie when the evil honey badgers show up? Will the three friends survive an unexpected tumble in the Pop-O-Matic 3000? Popcorn-Eating Squirrels of the World Unite! by bestselling children’s author Matt Dickinson is a funny, non-stop action-adventure story about four squirrels who dive in to all sorts of mischief and chaos in the pursuit of a delicious new foodstuff: popcorn. Making friends, battling enemies and overcoming obstacles along the way, this is a story for children who like to be thrilled with every page turn.


The Animal Answer Guide

Author: Richard W. Thorington

Publisher: JHU Press


Category: Nature

Page: 183

View: 937

This entertaining guide unveils the fascinating world of everyone's favorite backyard pest. A great resource for students, this book covers every detail-from the first squirrels of 36 million years ago to the wary critters stealing the acorns of today.

Squirrels of North America

Author: Tamara Eder

Publisher: Lone Pine Pub


Category: Nature

Page: 160

View: 200

This guide describes 66 species of the squirrel family (Sciuridae) found in the United States and Canada. The brief descriptions for each species include information on where they may be found, their eating, nesting, and wintering habits as well as size, coloring and identifying marks.

Gliding Mammals of the World

Author: Stephen Matthew Jackson



Category: Nature

Page: 215

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This book provides a synthesis of all that is known about the biology of gliding mammals. It includes a brief description of each species, together with a map and a full-colour painting. It outlines the origins and biogeography of each group of gliding mammals and examines the incredible physical adaptations.

The Squirrels of Saltus Fidelis

: The Essential and Complete Book of Knowlege to All the Inhabitants of Saltus Fidelis

Author: Tom Schuck




Page: 140

View: 584

Learn about the lands, customs and Inhabitants of Saltus Fidelis, especially the noble squirrels who, in case of forest fire or other natural disaster, mount regular rescue forays from Saltus Fidelis into our own world. Unfortunately, the animals from our world often see the large scale rescues as invasions and often try to repel the squirrels.

The world of the gray squirrel

Author: Frederick Schenck Barkalow

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins


Category: Nature

Page: 160

View: 547

Describes the traits and behavior of the gray squirrel and examines the ways it adapts to the four seasons

The Squirrels Of Masonville

Author: Lydia Cason

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform



Page: 40

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Scamper, Chomper and Jumper are three mischievous squirrels that live in the biggest tree in Masonville. They love to play chase in the cool fall breeze but when winter comes suddenly and they realize they're not prepared what will they do? Young children will enjoy following along with these three mischievous squirrels as they run from tree to tree without a care in the world. But what will happen when the cold winter comes up on them just like Wise Owl had said it would?

The Striped Spermophiles Or Ground Squirrels Of Colorado: (citellus Tridecemlineatus Pallidus And Citellus Tridecemlineatus Parvus.)

Author: William L. Burnett

Publisher: Wentworth Press


Category: History

Page: 20

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