New book "Mammals of North Dakota" added to collection

Published On: October 15, 2020

The book Mammals of North Dakota, 2nd Edition, by Robert Seabloom, has been added to the Institute for Regional Studies Archives book collection.  The book is a publication of the NDSU Press.

The following book description comes from the back cover:

The Mammals of North Dakota, Second Edition, documents eighty-eight mammal species with full-color photos, text, and maps. Identification includes common, scientific, and known Native American names.

This new edition of The Mammals of North Dakota features an increased number of recorded species, as well as significant shifts in distribution across the state such as moves made by the opossum and the spotted skunk. Detailed accounts include information on species descriptions, habitat, ecology and behavior, reproduction, status, conservation, and taxonomic keys for species identification. Introductory chapters define the mammalian biogeography of the state, the mammalian paleofauna of North Dakota (by John Hoganson), and the principal habitats of North Dakota (by Bill Jensen).