The Velvet Claw: A Natural History of the Carnivores
Book No. : 025246
Author: Macdonald, David
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Fine
Jacket Condition: Very Good (+)
Publisher: BBC Books
Availability: In Stock
No marks or inscriptions. A lovely clean very tight copy with bright unmarked boards and no bumping to corners. Dust jacket not price clipped or marked or torn or creased with nick to lower front corner and slight sunning to front spine edge. 256pp.
This is the story of sixty million years of evolution. The carnivores descended from one common ancestor - a small shrew-like creature, living in trees and feeding on insects and now encompasses dogs, cats, bears, weasels, hyaena, civet, raccoon and mongoose.