Excerpt from East African Mammals in the United States National Museum, Vol. 2: Part II. Rodentia, Lagomorpha, and TubulidentataThe plan of arrangement of the text adopted in the first part has been followed throughout, and the geographical limits are the same. All specimens of mammals from Eritrea, Somaliland, Sudan, Abyssinia, Lado Enclave, Uganda, British East Africa, and German East Africa, including Zanzibar, contained in the collection have been critically examined and listed. The territory included in the report is shown in figure 1.As with the groups treated in the earlier part, the great bulk of the material listed Was collected by the Smithsonian African Expedition under the direction of Col. Theodore Roosevelt, 1909 - 10; and by the Paul J. Rainey African Expedition, 1911 - 12. A few specimens, some of special importance, have been received from miscellaneous sources as noted in the summary below.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.