List of contributors.
Foreword by Hans Kruuk.
1. Reintroduction of Top-order Predators: Using Science to restore one of the drivers of biodiversity Matt W. Hayward & Michael J. Somers .
2. A critical assessment of South Africa’s managed metapopulation recovery strategy for African wild dogs and its value as a template for large carnivore conservation elsewhere Harriet T. Davies-Mostert, M. Gus L. Mills & David W. Macdonald.
3. Reintroduction decisions taken at the incorrect social scale devalue their conservation contribution: the African lion in South Africa Rob Slotow & Luke T.B. Hunter.
4. Recovery of Eurasian lynx in Europe: what part has reintroduction played? John D. C. Linnell, Urs Breitenmoser, Christine Breitenmoser-Würsten, John Odden & Manuela von Arx.
5. Reintroduction of wolves to Yellowstone National Park: History, values and ecosystem restoration.
Douglas W. Smith & Edward E. Bangs.
6. Aspects and Implications of Bear Reintroduction Joseph D. Clark.
7. Tiger reintroduction in India: conservation tool or costly dream? A. J. T. Johnsingh & M. D. Madhusudan.
8. Snow Leopards: Is reintroduction the best option? Rodney M Jackson and Som B. Ale.
9. The Suitability of the Jaguar (Panthera onca) for Reintroduction (what we know, what we need to know) Marcella J. Kelly & Scott Silver.
10. The status and conservation of leopards and other large carnivores in the Congo Basin, and the potential role of reintroduction Philipp Henschel.
11. Reintroducing the dingo: can Australia’s conservation wastelands be restored? Chris R. Dickman, Alistair S. Glen & Mike Letnic.
12. The role of social behaviour in carnivore reintroductions Michael J. Somers & Markus Gusset.
13. Survival of cheetahs relocated from ranchland to fenced protected areas in South Africa Kelly Marnewick, Matt W. Hayward, Deon Cilliers, & Michael J. Somers.
14. A framework for evaluating reintroduction success in carnivores: lessons from African wild dogs Markus Gusset.
15. A synthesis of early indicators of the drivers of predator conservation on private lands in South Africa P.A. Lindsey, S. Romañach & H. Davies-Mostert.
16. Moving beyond the descriptive: predicting the responses of top-order predators to reintroduction Matt W. Hayward.
17. Genetic considerations in reintroduction programs for large terrestrial predators Richard Frankham.
18. Breeding Far Eastern leopards for reintroduction – the zoo program perspective Sarah Christie.
19. Lessons learnt and plans laid: seven awkward questions for the future of reintroductions David W. Macdonald.