The Biology and Conservation of Wild Felids
  • Author : David Macdonald
  • Release Date : 03 June 2010
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Genre : Nature
  • Pages : 783
  • ISBN 13 : 9780199234448

The Biology and Conservation of Wild Felids Book Summary

implications that go far beyond the cat family. --

Key Topics in Conservation Biology 2

Key Topics in Conservation Biology 2

Author : David W. Macdonald,Katherine J. Willis
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Genre : Science
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Following the much acclaimed success of the first volume ofKey Topics in Conservation Biology, this entirely new secondvolume addresses an innovative array of key topics in contemporaryconservation biology. Written by an internationally renownedteam of authors, Key Topics in Conservation Biology 2 addsto the still topical foundations laid in the first volume(...

Meet the Cats

Meet the Cats

Author : B. J. Deming
Publisher : Flight to Wonder Publishing
Genre : Nature
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Have you ever wondered where house cats come from? How bobcats and lynxes are related? Whether cheetahs and mountain lions are big cats? This eBook addresses those and other questions about four transcontinental feline lines -- big cats, the puma and its relatives, lynxes, and wildcats. It isn't a textbook ...

Wildlife Conservation on Farmland Volume 2

Wildlife Conservation on Farmland Volume 2

Author : David W. Macdonald,Ruth E. Feber
Publisher : OUP Oxford
Genre : Science
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Many of the encounters between farming and wildlife, especially vertebrates, involve some level of conflict which can cause disadvantage to both the wildlife and the people involved. Through a series of WildCRU case-studies, this volume investigates the sources of the problems, and ultimately of the threats to conservation, discussing a ...

The Badgers of Wytham Woods

The Badgers of Wytham Woods

Author : David Macdonald,Chris Newman
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Genre : Science
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The badgers of Wytham Woods (Oxford, UK) have been studied continuously and intensively by David Macdonald for almost 50 years (25 of them with his former student and co-author Chris Newman), generating a wealth of data pertaining to every facet of their ecology and evolution. Through a mix of accessible, highly readable ...

Cheetahs  Biology and Conservation

Cheetahs Biology and Conservation

Author : Anonim
Publisher : Academic Press
Genre : Science
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Cheetahs: Biology and Conservation reports on the science and conservation of the cheetah. This volume demonstrates the interdisciplinary nature of research and conservation efforts to study and protect the cheetah. The book begins with chapters on the evolution, genetics, physiology, ecology and behavior of the species, as well as distribution ...

Wildlife Conservation on Farmland

Wildlife Conservation on Farmland

Author : David W. Macdonald,Ruth E. Feber
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Genre : Science
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Using more than 30 years research from the author team at the Wildlife Conservation Research Unit (WildCRU), this volume reveals how agricultural systems and wildlife interact, presenting examples from scales varying from landscape to microcosm, from populations to individuals, covering plants, invertebrates, birds, and mammals. It demonstrates the essential ecosystem services ...

Wildlife Conservation on Farmland  Managing for nature on lowland farms

Wildlife Conservation on Farmland Managing for nature on lowland farms

Author : David Whyte Macdonald,Ruth Feber
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
Genre : Nature
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This innovative two-volume book highlights and examines the most important challenges facing farmers, conservationists, and policy makers, using examples of real-life, linked studies from a farmed landscape, which bridge the divide between the theory and practice of wildlife conservation on farmland....