By Phillip T. Robinson,Gabriella L. Flacke,Knut M. Hentschel
Phillip Robinson and his coauthors supply a remedy of the typical historical past, biology, and ecology of the pygmy hippo, in addition to a dialogue of the infrequent animal's taxonomic area of interest and a precis of the learn tasks related to it as much as this element. The authors exhibit the ways that the pygmy hippo has come into touch with humans in West African international locations, either by way of ecological and cultural effect. This creature has been the topic of neighborhood folktales, and is taken care of as virtually mythic in a few areas. info on matters regarding captivity, breeding, and zoos is supplied. The publication is seriously illustrated with unique pictures and anatomic drawings. The undertaking might be of use to conservation biologists, zoologists and typical background readers, and may be the definitive single-volume account of an animal that the clinical group has unique to be ecologically major to West Africa.