High quality photographs from some of the area's top nature photographers are accompanied by detailed species descriptions which include nomenclature, size, distribution, habits and habitat, as well as interesting snippets of information about the mammals. The user-friendly introduction covers geography and climate, vegetation, opportunities for naturalists and the main sites for viewing the listed species. Also included is an all-important checklist of all of the mammals of South-East Asia encompassing, for each species, its common and scientific name, IUCN status as at 2011.
Chris R. Shephera and Loretta Ann Shepherd are a husband-and-wife team based in Malaysia, working on wildlife conservation issues throughout South- East Asia. Both strongly believe that an increased appreciation for wildlife is the key to conservation success.