A Naturalist’s Guide to the Mammals of India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka
By Bikram Grewal and Rohit Chakravarty
This book is the latest addition to the popular, international ‘Naturalist’s Guide’ series of books showcasing the biodiversity of various countries of the world. It is a quick-reference field-guide to over 200 species of commonly occurring, charismatic and endangered mammals found in the Indian Subcontinent. The introduction gives a concise overview of the history of mammal-watching in India, the vast diversity of habitats and the correspondingly mind-boggling diversity of mammals. Each species is described with a high quality, descriptive photograph and accompanying text that provides brief and to-the-point information about its identification, behaviour, distribution and diet. The small size enables readers to effortlessly carry this book to the field, while the succinct text makes it the first easy-reference book of Indian mammals. The book is ideal for amateur naturalists, beginner mammal-watchers, foreign visitors and of course, natural history book collectors. The book is available on Amazon: link
About the authors:
Bikram Grewal is a renowned naturalist and birdwatcher who has authored several best-selling books on birds and the wildlife of India. He also serves on the wildlife boards of various states.
Rohit Chakravarty is a researcher who has studied bats in the Andaman Islands and Uttarakhand. He is also interested in small mammals and is an avid birdwatcher.