Mammals of the Southwest Mountains and Mesas
by George Joyce Olin
Publisher: Southwest Parks and Monuments Association 1961
Number of pages: 141
This book describes mammals of the Southwest (New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado and Utah) which live in the life zones above the low desert. There is brief discussion of mountains as wildlife reservoirs and desert 'islands'. The book is divided into hoofed animals, rodents, and carnivores. Includes finely executed black-and-white drawings and distribution maps.
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