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The province of Jujuy lies in the northwestern corner of Argentina, abutting Chile and Bolivia in the west and northeast, and ranging from 500 to 6,000 m in elevation. As a result of its location and topography, vegetation ranges from subtropical forests in the lowlands to high-altitude grasslands on the slopes of the Andes, and more than 130 mammalian species can be encountered in the province, from mice-eating bats to forest and pampas deer to llamas and guanacos. This book defies pigeonholing as a single-purpose guide, and contains a wider range of information than biogeographical and identification data. There is much here of use for mammal researchers in general, making this book both a field guide for the layperson with interest in mammals as well as a reference for researchers, students, and wildlife managers. I believe that the authors have reached a difficult balance of presenting enough technical information for professionals, while using terminology that the nonspecialist can read and enjoy.