FOREWORD 5 ACKNOWLEDGMENTS 7 INTRODUCTION 8 SOUTH AMERICAN CANIDS 28 Maned Wolf, Bush Dog, Short-Eared Dog, and South American Foxes WOLF-LIKE CANIDS 74 Wolves, Jackals, Coyotes, Dhole, African Dog, and Domestic Dog RED FOX-LIKE CANIDS 172 True Foxes, Bat-Eared Fox, and Raccoon Dog GRAY FOX-LIKE CANIDS 274 Gray Fox and Island Fox SKULLS 310 GLOSSARY 316 REFERENCES 319 INDEX 329
Jose R. Castello is a medical doctor, naturalist, and wildlife photographer. He is a member of the American Society of Mammalogists and the Spanish Society for Conservation and Study of Mammals. He is the author of Bovids of the World: Antelopes, Gazelles, Cattle, Goats, Sheep, and Relatives (Princeton).
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