By Nigel Dunstone (editor), Martyn L. Gorman (editor)
Many mammals, equivalent to otters, reside in shut organization with rivers and streams, feeding in them, or utilizing them as a spot of security or technique of get away from predators. The certain variations that riparian mammals have developed which will stay in those environments additionally handicap them for dwelling somewhere else. those animals are consequently threatened by way of adjustments to their atmosphere. in recent times, our rivers became hugely polluted, and feature been topic to bankside differences for agriculture and forestry, more suitable or diminished water movement, and game. accordingly, they've got turn into much less and not more compatible for those hugely really expert animals. This e-book appears to be like on the habitat usage, variation, feeding ecology, and conservation prestige of a number of riparian mammals. It offers insights into the issues dealing with those interesting animals, and the way they could be conquer.