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Biology and Conservation of Wild Canids
     

Biology and Conservation of Wild Canids

by David W. Macdonald, Claudio Sillero-Zubiri
 

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ISBN-10: 0198515561

ISBN-13: 9780198515562

Pub. Date: 08/26/2004

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Wild canids are fascinating ancestors of the domestic dog. This definitive book on aspects of canid biology and the conservation of wolves, dogs, jackals and foxes covers topics relevant to modern conservation science, and features detailed case studies of many canid species across the globe. A must-have for all scientists studying carnivores, predators,

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Wild canids are fascinating ancestors of the domestic dog. This definitive book on aspects of canid biology and the conservation of wolves, dogs, jackals and foxes covers topics relevant to modern conservation science, and features detailed case studies of many canid species across the globe. A must-have for all scientists studying carnivores, predators, cooperative breeding, and social systems. A useful text for both undergraduate and graduate courses in behavioural ecology and conservation biology, and engaging reading for a wide range of wolf and domestic dog enthusiasts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198515562
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
08/26/2004
Series:
Oxford Biology Ser.
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
9.60(w) x 7.40(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Part I Reviews:
1. Dramatis personae, Macdonald & Sillero-Zubiri
2. Ancestry, Wang, Tedford, Van Valkenburgh & Wayne
3. Population genetics, Wayne, Geffen & Vila
4. Society, Macdonald, Creel & G. Mills
5. Management, Sillero-Zubiri, Reynolds & Novaro
6. Infectious disease, Woodroffe, Cleaveland, Courtenay, Laurenson & Artois
7. Tools, Boitani, Asa & Moehrenschlager
Part II Case Studies
8. Arctic foxes, Angerbjorn, Hersteinsson & Tannerfeldt
9. Island foxes, Roemer
10. Swift foxes, Moehrenschlager, Cypher, Ralls, List & Sovada
11. Blanford's foxes, Geffen
12. Red foxes, Baker & Harris
13. Raccoon dogs, Kauhala & Saeki
14. Bat-eared foxes, Maas & Macdonald
15. Patagonian foxes, Novaro, Funes & Jimenez
16. Jackals, Macdonald, Loveridge & Atkinson
17. Coyotes, Gese
18. Grey wolves — Isle Royale, Vucetich & Peterson
19. Grey wolves — Yellowstone, Phillips, Bangs, Mech, Kelly & Fazio
20. Ethiopian wolves, Sillero-Zubiri, Marino, Gottelli & Macdonald
21. Dholes, Venkataraman & Johnsingh
22. African wild dogs, Creel, M. Mills & McNutt
Conclusions
23. Conservation, Macdonald & Sillero-Zubiri
References

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