Skulls and Bones

A Guide to the Skeletal Structures and Behavior of North American Mammals

Book Description

  • Complete guide to an intriguing hobby
  • Excellent reference on common North American land mammals
  • Organized for easy use by novices and professionals alike

    A sun-bleached skull lies half-hidden by a veil of grass and leaves -- what type of animal did it come from? What did the animal eat? How did it behave? Skulls and Bones gives hobbyists, artists, and outdoor enthusiasts of all ages the skill and knowledge to answer those questions and many others, allowing them to quickly identify mammal bones and comprehend what the structures indicate about the animal's lifestyle. Packed with detail, informative line drawings, tips on building a bone collection, and listings of environmental organizations and scientific equipment suppliers. Skulls and Bones can serve as the foundation of a fascination new hobby or a useful reference for experienced collectors and biologists.

  • About Searfoss, Glenn