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Foreword by: Pierre Malzy.
Illustrators: P. Randriamanantsoa and B. Ranjato.
Additional Contributors: Alison Jolly and M. Randrianasolo.
Language: French
No. of Pages: 95
Dimensions: 210mm x 274mm x 20mm

Item Identification Code (UID#): 485
Shelving Location: Natural History: Fauna
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Faune Malgache

[Malagasy Fauna]
ORSTOM (1964).
Hardcover Book

This is a book of datasheets on Malagasy mammals and birds. Alison Jolly, who collaborated on the project, explains in an email (a printout of which accompanies the book as a loose insert) that this publication came about when she pursuaded the Minister of Education that a flora and fauna book should be produced for schoolchildren. However, in the event, ORSTOM (Office de la Recherche Scientifique et Technique de Outre-Mer, the French office for scientific and technical research overseas) produced datasheets that were too technical for school use, and they came to be used primarily by university students instead.

Contents

  • Avant-Propos [Foreword]
  • Index des Mammifères [Index of Mammals]
  • Microcebus murinus
  • Microcebus coquereli
  • Cheirogaleus major
  • Cheirogaleus medius
  • Phaner furcifer
  • Daubentonia madagascariensis
  • Lepilemur mustelinus
  • Lepilemur ruficaudatus
  • Lemur variegatus
  • Lemur macaco
  • Lemur fulvus
  • Lemur mongoz
  • Lemur catta
  • Lemur rubriventer
  • Hapalemur griseus
  • Hapalemur simus
  • Avahi laniger
  • Propithecus verreauxi
  • Propithecus diadema
  • Tenrec ecaudatus
  • Hemicentetes semispinosus
  • Setifer setosus
  • Echinops telfairi
  • Oryzoryctes hova
  • Oryzoryctes talpoides
  • Limnogale mergulus
  • Microgale sp.
  • Suncus Murinus
  • Cryptoprocta ferox
  • Fossa fossa
  • Galidictis striata
  • Galidictis vittata
  • Galidia elegans
  • Galidia concolor
  • Hemigalidia unicolor
  • Eupleres major
  • Eupleres goudoti
  • Viverricula schlegeli
  • Rattus rattus
  • Rattus norvegicus
  • Hypogeomys antimena
  • Macrotarsomys bastardi
  • Brachytarsomys albicauda
  • Elus myxionus
  • Mus musculus
  • Pteropus rufus
  • Eilodon dupeanum
  • Potamoecherus larvatus
  • Halicore dugong
  • Index des Oiseaux [Index of Birds]
  • Sterna caspia
  • Sterna bergii
  • Phalacrocorax africanus
  • Anhinga vulsini
  • Ardea purpurea
  • Ardea cinerea
  • Egretta alba
  • Egreatta dimorpha
  • Melanophoyx ardesiaca
  • Bubulcus ibis
  • Platalea alba
  • Plegadis falcinellus
  • Threskiornis aethiopica
  • Lophotibis cristata
  • Phoenicopterus ruber
  • Phoeniconaias minor
  • Sarkidiornis melanotos
  • Nettapus auritus
  • Dendrocygna viduata
  • Dendrocygna fulva
  • Capella macrodactyla
  • Rostratula benghalensis
  • Gallinula chloropus
  • Porphyrio madagascariensis
  • Mergaroperdrix madagascariensis
  • Numida mitrata
  • Alectroenas madagascariensis
  • Vinago australis
  • Streptopelia picturata
  • Oena capensis
  • Falco peregrinus
  • Falco newtoni
  • Coracopsis vasa
  • Coracopsis nigra
  • Coua coerulea
  • Coua cristata
  • Eurystomus glaucurus
  • Uratelornis chimaera

Condition of Item

Very Good. Some pages strongly yellowed, others unaffected. Misbound: the index page for birds has been duplicated; furthermore, while the index page for birds lists 50 species, only 38 "datasheets" have been included.

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