From stories of earlier editions:
"This is the usual reference approximately Texas mammals." —Wildlife Activist
"A needs to for a person heavily attracted to the natural world of Texas." —Texas open air Writers organization News
"[This publication] simply fills the position of either a box advisor and a table reference, and is written in a mode that appeals to the pro biologist and novice naturalist alike. . . . [It] may still end up invaluable to a person with an curiosity within the mammal fauna of Texas or the southern nice Plains." —Prairie Naturalist
The Mammals of Texas has been the normal reference because the first version used to be coauthored through William B. Davis and Walter P. Taylor in 1947. Revised numerous occasions over the succeeding a long time, it continues to be the main authoritative resource of knowledge at the mammalian flora and fauna of Texas, with actual descriptions and existence histories for 202 species, considerable pictures and drawings, and distribution maps.
In this new version, David J. Schmidly is joined by way of some of the most energetic researchers on Texas mammals, Robert D. Bradley, to supply a radical replace of the taxonomy, distribution, and typical background of all species of untamed mammals that inhabit Texas this day. utilizing the newest advances in molecular biology and in natural world ecology and administration, the authors contain the most up-tp-date information regarding the clinical nomenclature, taxonomy, and id of species, whereas additionally protecting major advances in typical background and conservation.