Grzimek’s Animal Life Encyclopedia (Grzimek’s Animal Life Encyclopedia)
Best zoology reference available!, February 3, 2004
This book is clearly the best zoological compilation that is available at the moment. Grzimek is one of the most renowned zoologists in the world, and his works were edited and supplied with material by today’s highest-ranking zoologists. This 9000 page encyclopedia includes the following volumes:
v1 Lower Metazoans and Lesser Deuterostomes
(v17) – Cumulative Index
All this text is generously supplied with coloured illustrations. The only drawback to all this goodness is that this piece is pricey.