To mark their centenary, the Bombay Natural History Society has compiled a one-volume encyclopedia devoted to the teeming plant and animal life of the entire subcontinent: India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Burma, Bhutan and Nepal. Written in an easily accessible style, the encyclopedia includes over 550 articles by 96 contributors in 22 subject categories, each edited by a well-known authority. There are richly illustrated entries on general topics such as altruistic behavior, mating systems, animal communication and ...

Encyclopedia of Indian Natural History 1987, Oxford University Press, USA, New Delhi, India

ISBN-13: 9780195616231