Peterson First Guides are the first books that beginning naturalist needs. Condensed versions of the famous Peterson Field Guides, the First Guides focus on the animals, plants, and other natural things you are most likely to see. They make it fun to get into the field and easy to progress to the full-fledged Peterson Guides.
- 197 common and conspicuous mammals of North America
- Full-color illustrations and a clear, precise description of each mammal
- The Peterson Identification System, which uses arrows in the illustrations and italics in the descriptions to show you exactly what to look for