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Mammalogy Contacts

Jorge Velez-Juarbe, Ph.D.
Assistant Curator of Marine Mammals

Jim Dines, Ph.D.
Collections Manager
(213) 763-3400

David Janiger
Curatorial Assistant
(213) 763-3369

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Useful Resources

Books in Print

The Encyclopedia of Mammals
David Macdonald, editor
Barnes and Noble Books, 2001

Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals,  2nd edition
William F. Perrin, Bernd Würsig, and J.G.M. Thewissen, editors
Academic Press, 2009

Mammalogy, 4th edition
Terry A. Vaughan, James M. Ryan, and Nicholas J. Czaplewski
Saunders College Publishing, 2000

Mammalogy: Adaptation, Diversity and Ecology, 2nd edition
G.A. Feldhamer, L.C. Drickamer, S.H. Vessey, and J.F. Merritt
McGraw-Hill, 1999

The Smithsonian Book of North American Mammals
Don E. Wilson and Sue Ruff, editors
Smithsonian Institution Press, 1999

Walker’s Mammals of the World, 6th edition, 2 volumes
Ronald M. Nowak
Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999

Wild Mammals of North America: Biology, Management and Conservation, 2nd edition
G.A. Feldhamer, B.C. Thompson, and J.A. Chapman, editors
Johns Hopkins University Press, 2003

Internet Resources

Animal Diversity Website:

American Society of Mammalogists:

Bat Conservation International: