This book explores the reintroduction of the oryx back into the wild from zoo populations.
- Cambridge University Press
- Publication date:
- Cambridge Studies in Applied Ecology and Resource Management Series
- Product dimensions:
- 6.70(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.70(d)
Table of Contents
Foreword Sir Peter Scott; Preface and acknowledgements; 1. Re-introductions defined and reviewed; 2. The genus Oryx, and the Arabian oryx: biology, history and extermination from the wild; 3. Operation Oryx, captive-breeding and reintroduction planning; 4. The reintroduction area and the Harasis tribe; 5. Oryx management; 6. Oryx herds in their natural environment; 7. Individual oryx in their natural environment; 8. The Harasis and the reintroduction project; 9. An analysis of project progress, and the future; 10. Towards a rationale for re-introductions; Appendices 1–5; References; Index.
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