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Small mammals of Kenya. by Hugh Copley

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Published by Longmans, Green in London, New York .
Written in English



  • Kenya.


  • Mammals -- Kenya.

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Edition Notes

StatementIllustrated by L.R. Brightwell.
SeriesHighway nature guides
LC ClassificationsQL731 .C62
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 96 p.
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6090437M
LC Control Number51006600

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knowledge on the distribution and ecology of small mammals in Kenya. Species checklists constitute alpha-diversity descriptors of the taxonomic richness of a given country (Whittaker, ), and are important tools for the effective conservation of threatened species at . We reviewed recently published books and papers including the six volumes of Mammals of Africa to develop an up-to-date annotated checklist of all mammals recorded from Kenya. A total of Mammals of Kenya Mammal species of Kenya All ; Taxonomy; Small-footed Shrew Crocidura parvipes. Rainey shrew book Complete guide including all photos and descriptions, spanning multiple pages. journal Split page, species info on the left, room for notes on the right. Species info will be truncated to fit on the page. Learn about all the Types of Kenya Small Mammals and know the list of Wild Animals in Kenya. Eastern Dwaf Mangoose. The Eastern Dwarf Mongoose, Helogale undulata, is a social animal travelling in family groups with around a dozen members.

Arabuko-Sokoke Forest (ASF) found in Kenya, is the largest coastal forest in eastern Africa. The forest is a biodiversity hotspot of global conservation importance for harbouring many endemic and globally threatened species. We reviewed published literature and used field reports of different mammal expeditions undertaken in ASF to compile a comprehensive checklist of mammal species known to.   African Elephants in Ol Pejeta Conservancy, Kenya African Elephant. Latin Name: Loxodonta africana Habitat: Sub-Saharan Africa, Central and West African rainforests, Sahel desert in Mali Size: Height: to 13 feet; Length: to feet; Weight: to 7 tons Diet: Roots, grasses, fruit, back Conservation Status: Vulnerable, population increasing One of the most iconic species in . There are 2 subspecies found in Kenya; the Yellow Baboon found in Eastern Kenya and the Olive Baboon found throughout the rest of the country. The 2 species can be told apart by build, the Yellow Baboon is slimmer and longer limbed, and by the presence of a mane (present in the Olive Baboon but absent in the Yellow).More. The species list for Mammals of Kenya This list only accepts taxa that are species Taxa manually added by project curators and taxa represented by research-grade observations added to the project are listed on project lists.

Took this book on safari to Kenya and found it extremely useful. Good clear photos and descriptions and a manageable size to take out and about and comply with tight weight allowances. Useful section on wildlife photography too. Emphasis mainly on birds and mammals so would have liked a few more insects, reptiles and amphibians s: A small black and white striped predator with short legs. The colours of Striped Polecat is black with 4 white stripes originating in a white patch on the head, stretching almost parallel along the back and flanks, to meet again at the base of the tail. The Biology of Small Mammals is the first exploration of the lives of small mammals undertaken in decades. Mammalogist Joseph F. Merritt offers an engaging, in-depth discussion about a diverse array of small mammals, from the rare Kitti’s hog-nosed bat of Southeast Asia to the bizarre aye-aye of Madagascar to the familiar woodchuck of North America.4/5(7).   Distribution, abundance, and natural history of Lelwel hartebeest (Alcelaphus buselaphus lelwel Heuglin, ) on Lolldaiga Hills Ranch, central Kenya. Aug ; Vocal repertoire and intraspecific variation within two loud calls of the small-eared greater galago (Otolemur garnettii) in Tanzania and Kenya Aug