Wildlife of the Tibetan Steppe

Wildlife of the Tibetan Steppe

by George B Schaller


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ISBN-13: 9780226736532
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 05/01/2000
Edition description: 1
Pages: 383
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1: Introduction: Travel and Research in China's Highlands
2: The Tibetan Plateau
3: Chiru (Tibetan Antelope)
4: Tibetan Argali
5: Blue Sheep
6: Tibetan Gazelle
7: Wild Yak
8: White-lipped Deer
9: Wild Bactrian Camel
10: Kiang (Tibetan Wild Ass)
11: The Carnivores
12: Feeding Ecology of Ungulates
13: Phylogeny of Tibetan Steppe Bovids: Morphological and Molecular Comparisons, George Amato
14: Phylogeny of Tibetan Steppe Bovids: Behavioral Comparisons
15: Nomads, Livestock, and Wildlife: Conservation of the Chang Tang Reserve
Guidelines for Conservation Action in the Chang Tang Reserve
App. A: Common and Scientific Names of Wild Mammal Species Mentioned in Text
App. B: Bird and Reptile Species Observed in the Chang Tang Reserve
Author Index
Subject Index

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