East African Mammals: An Atlas of Evolution in Africa, Volume 3, Part D

Bovids

Jonathan Kingdon

East African Mammals: An Atlas of Evolution in Africa, Volume 3, Part D
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Jonathan Kingdon

358 pages | line drawings and maps throughout | © 1982
Paper $70.00 ISBN: 9780226437255 Published December 1988
Kingdon's remarkable seven-volume masterwork on East African mammals concludes with two volumes on the bovids, placing them in a broad comparative, ecological, and evolutionary context. Volume IIIC covers cattle, water buffalo, kudus, elands, dwarf antelopes, duikers, reedbucks, and waterbucks; IIID covers gazelles, impalas, wildebeests, oryxes, sheep, and goats. In addition to the stunning, lifelike drawings that are an integral part of the text, the volumes include a reappraisal of bovid taxonomy and original analyses of the form and function of body shape and size, horn shape, coat pattern, and tooth structure.
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