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This book surveys Wyoming’s mammal, bird, reptile, and amphibian faunas. In addition to introducing the state’s geography, geology, climate, and major ecosystems, it provides 65 biological profiles of 72 mammal species, 195 profiles of 196 birds, 9 profiles of 12 reptiles, and 6 profiles of 9 amphibians. There are also species lists of Wyoming’s 117 mammals, 445 birds, 22 reptiles, and 12 amphibians. Also included are descriptions of nearly 50 national and state properties, including parks, forests, preserves, and other public-access natural areas in Wyoming. The book includes a text of more than 150,000 words, nearly 700 references, a glossary of 115 biological terms, nearly 50 maps and line drawings by the author, and 33 color photographs by Thomas D. Mangelsen.
Wyoming, nature, mammals, fauna, birds, ornithology, Great Plains, Rocky Mountains, Yellowstone
Animal Sciences | Geography | Life Sciences | Nature and Society Relations | Ornithology | Other Animal Sciences | Other Environmental Sciences | Physical and Environmental Geography | Zoology
Johnsgard, Paul and Mangelsen, Thomas D., "Wyoming Wildlife: A Natural History" (2019). Zea E-Books Collection. 73.