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Mammals of Porto Rico, living and extinct

H. E. Anthony

Mammals of Porto Rico, living and extinct

Rodentia and Edentata

by H. E. Anthony

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Published by New York Academy of Sciences in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rodents -- Puerto Rico,
  • Rodents, Fossil -- Puerto Rico,
  • Xenarthra -- Puerto Rico,
  • Xenarthra, Fossil -- Puerto Rico

  • Edition Notes

    ROM copy: Lacking t.p.

    Statementby H.E. Anthony.
    SeriesScientific survey of Porto Rico and the Virgin Islands -- v. 9, pt. 2
    The Physical Object
    PaginationP. 97-238 :
    Number of Pages238
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21289704M

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    The Indigenous Land Mammals of Porto Rico, Living and Extinct, Memoirs of the American Museum of Natural History By Roy L. Moodie Science 25 Jul 91 Full Access Restricted Access. - Explore cultureshocka's board "Endangered Birds of the Pacific Islands" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Birds, Animals and Pet birds pins.

    Mark Smith reviews – Handbook of the Mammals of the World (published by Lynx Edicions) Just before Christmas the latest edition of the Handbook of the Mammals of the World dropped through the letterbox, or rather arrived via courier, because the handbook is a mighty opus of 9 volumes that documents every extant mammal species in the world. Two new fossil bats from Porto Rico. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History – + 1 plate. Anthony, H.E. The indigenous land mammals of Porto Rico, living and extinct. Memoirs of the AMNH 2(2): – + 20 plates. Anthony, H.E. Mammals collected in eastern Cuba in with descriptions of.


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Mammals of Porto Rico, living and extinct by H. E. Anthony Download PDF EPUB FB2

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Anthony, H.E. (Harold Elmer), Mammals of Porto Rico. New York, New York Academy of Sciences, The indigenous land mammals of Porto Rico, living and extinct.

Memoirs of the AMNH ; new ser., v. 2, pt. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Mammals of Porto Rico, H. (Harold Elmer), Indigenous land mammals of Porto Rico. [New York] (OCoLC) THE INDIGENOUS LAND MAMMALS OF PORTO RICO, LIVING & EXTINCT [H.E.

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By Roy L. Moodie. See all Hide authors and affiliations. Science 25 Jul Vol. 50, Issuepp. 91 DOI: /science This is a list of the mammal species recorded in Puerto are the mammal species in Puerto Rico, of which one is critically endangered, none are endangered, two are vulnerable, and none are near of the species listed for Puerto Rico are considered to be extinct.

The following tags are used to highlight each species' conservation status as assessed by the International. Anthony H.E. The indigenous land mammals of Porto Rico, living and extinct.

Mem. Mus. Nat. Hist. ; – Ayes C.M. Autoridad de Carreteras y Cited by: Of the 76 recognized species of living and extinct non-volant mammals in the West Indies, 67 species (88%) have gone extinct since the late Pleistocene, whereas only eight of the 59 species of.

This book is all about endangered and extinct animals. We learn what the difference between them are. We also learn a lot about extinct animal species of the world. The author explains that there are many species that are in danger of becoming extinct today.

She tell us things that we can do to make the earth a better place for both people and /5(6). Ground sloths and arboreal sloths, primates, insectivores and rodents once populated Puerto Rico and other large islands of the Greater Antilles (Cuba, Hispaniola and Jamaica). However, during the Pleistocene and Holocene eras, which include the present, more than species of West Indian land mammals died out.

Although the only native mammals living on Puerto Rico today are bats, there is fossil evidence for the past presence of a number of other species, including bats and non-flying mammals.

These extinct animals include one shrew, one sloth, three leaf-nosed bats, and five rodents (Table 5). The richness of mammals in Puerto Rico, like many other islands, is low relative to mainland regions.

The present-day native terrestrial mammal fauna of Puerto Rico is composed of only 13 species, all of which are bats. 18 marine mammals, including manatees, dolphins and whales, occur in Puerto Rico. Fossil records show the existence of one shrew (Puerto Rican shrew, Nesophontes edithae), one.

Three main sections make up two-thirds of the book and include descriptions of Puerto Rican ecosystems, a “primer” on the biology of bats, and detailed descriptions of 13 species of bats on Puerto Rico.

Mammals of Porto Rico living and extinct: Cited by: The last one-third of the book comprises useful appendices that include keys to adult bats of Puerto Rico, a list of plants used as food by bats, average body measurements of bats, cranial.

PUERTO RICO Checklist of Endemic Mammal Species This list of mammal species found exclusively in Puerto Rico is based on the taxonomy used in the Mammal Diversity Database (). For further details on possible inaccuracies in the list see Sources & Caveats.

The Indigenous Land Mammals of Porto Rico, Living and Extinct, Memoirs of the Amer-ican Museum of Natural History, N. S., 1., Pt. II., October, By H. ANTHONY. Captain Anthony has been very fortunate in being able to study a very interesting phase of mammalian evolution; the borderline be-tween the extinct and the recent.

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When the dinosaurs went kaput, 65 million years ago, it was the tiny, tree-dwelling, mouse-sized mammals that managed to survive into the Cenozoic Era and spawn a mighty unately, being small, furry, and inoffensive is no proof against oblivion, as witness the tragic tales of these ten recently extinct bats, rodents and shrews.Ninety-nine percent of all mammals and other species that have ever lived are extinct.

That's right--gone forever. Extinction is always happening. It's a natural part of the history of life. But every once in a long while, a great number of species disappears rapidly--something scientists call a.The parrot or “Iguaca” is important to Puerto Rico's natural and cultural history, and is a symbol of national pride and natural resources conservation.

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