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By George H. Bell, Diane B. Rhodes (Moore)

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ISBN-13: 9780585175409

ISBN-10: 1563080826

ISBN-13: 9781563080821

This paintings offers entry to a wealth of data. Reference librarians, scholars, zoologists, conservationists, and beginner naturalists can use it to find such assets as a box advisor to the birds of Bali, a list of the mammals of Africa, an encyclopedia of fishes, a instruction manual on bugs, an identity key to reptiles of North the USA, or the identify of an online information workforce on western birds. it's the basically latest paintings that encompasses a compilation of the entire significant reference resources at the animal state. A finished author-title index and a separate topic index make finding particular entries easy. the topic index comprises the typical and clinical names of animal teams and geographical destinations. meant to be used in public, educational, and really expert libraries, in addition to departments within the zoological sciences.

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New York: Facts on File, 1988. 336p. 95. LC 88-45476. ISBN 0-8160-1865-0. This compact dictionary includes major terms from all areas of biology. Some definitions are concise, while others are two to three paragraphs long. A number of excellent illustrations can be found throughout the text. For example, in defining the heart in a semi-encyclopedic manner, a labeled picture of the heart, depicting all its primary parts, can be found. This volume is not as comprehensive as many of the other biology dictionaries mentioned.

Franklin, 1961. 574p. (Burt Franklin Bibliography and Reference Series, vol. 29). 00 16-volume set. LC 63-6359. ISBN 0-8337-2966-7. A reprint of a bibliography published from 1801 to 1821 in Gottingen by Dieterich, this volume of a 16-volume set represents a list of zoological publications of learned societies. Citations are included up to 1800 and are comprised mostly of eighteenth century entries. The majority of the listings are arranged under species name or animal group by author of the work.

Indeed, the illustrations and easy reading of the articles are the strengths of this set. Volume 25 contains the index and must be consulted to get the most use of this encyclopedia because entries are alphabetical by common name. For example, there is no entry for penguin, but there are articles under Emperor Penguin, King Penguin, and so on. The index volume also includes "A Selected List of Endangered Species" as well as a list of major wildlife refuges, parks, and sanctuaries. A 13-page bibliography is also included with entries as recent as 1989.

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