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Title Biology and conservation of wild felids / edited by David W. Macdonald and Andrew J. Loveridge
Published Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2010


Description 1 online resource (xix, 762 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Oxford biology
Oxford biology.
Contents Dramatis personae : an introduction to the wild felids / David W. Macdonald, Andrew J. Loveridge, and Kristin Nowell -- Phylogeny and evolution of cats (Felidae) / Lars Werdelin [and others] -- Felid form and function / Andrew C. Kitchener, Blaire Van Valkenburgh, and Nobuyuki Yamaguchi -- Genetic applications in wild felids / Melanie Culver [and others] -- Felid society / David W. Macdonald, Anna Mosser, and John L. Gittleman -- People and wild felids : conservation of cats and management of conflicts / Andrew J. Loveridge [and others] -- Many ways of skinning a cat : tools and techniques for studying wild felids / K. Ullas Karanth, Paul Funston, and Eric Sanderson -- Felids ex situ : managed programmes, research, and species recovery / David Wildt [and others] -- Wild felid diseases : conservation implications and management strategies / Linda Munson [and others] -- Ecology of infectious diseases in Serengeti lions / Meggan E. Craft -- African lions on the edge : reserve boundaries as 'attractive sinks' / Andrew J. Loveridge [and others] -- Tiger range collapse and recovery at the base of the Himalayas / John Seidensticker [and others] -- The Amur tiger : a case study of living on the edge / Dale G. Miquelle [and others] -- An adaptive management approach to trophy hunting of leopards (Panthera pardus) : a case study from KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa / Guy A. Balme [and others] -- Cheetahs and ranchers in Namibia: a case study / Laurie Marker [and others] -- Past, present and future of cheetahs in Tanzania : their behavioural ecology and conservation / Sarah M. Durant [and others] -- Jaguars, livestock and people in Brazil : realities and perceptions behind the conflict / Sandra M.C. Cavalcanti [and others] -- The ecology of jaguars in the Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary, Belize / Bart J. Harmsen [and others] -- Snow leopards, conflict, and conservation / Rodney M. Jackson [and others] -- Pumas and people : lessons in the landscape of tolerance from a widely distributed felid / Tucker Murphy and David W. Macdonald -- Long term research on the Florida panther (Puma concolor coryi) : historical findings and future obstacles to population persistence / Dave Onorato [and others] -- Reversing cryptic extinction : the history, present and future of the Scottish wildcat / David W. Macdonald [and others] -- The changing impact of predation as a source of conflict between hunters and reintroduced lynx in Switzerland / Urs Breitenmoser [and others] -- Iberian lynx : the uncertain future of a critically endangered cat / Pablo Ferreras [and others] -- Cyclical dynamics and behaviour of Canada lynx in northern Canada / Mark O'Donoghue [and others] -- Black-footed cats (Felis nigripes) and African wild cats (Felis silvestris) : a comparison of two small felids from South African arid lands / Alexander Sliwa, Marna Herbst, and M. Gus L. Mills -- Ocelot ecology and its effect on the small-felid guild in the lowland neotropics / Tadeu G. de Oliveira [and others] -- Highland cats : ecology and conservation of the rare and elusive Andean cat / Jorgelina Marino [and others] -- Felid futures : crossing disciplines, borders, and generations / David W. Macdonald, Andrew J. Loveridge, and Alan Rabinowitz
Summary This advanced textbook brings together a unique network of the world's most respected and knowledgeable experts to provide a review of the biology and conservation of wild felids, and detailed case-studies from species investigations worldwide
Analysis katten
wildlife conservation
wildlife management
bedreigde soorten
endangered species
animal behaviour
animal ecology
animal physiology
human-animal relationships
animal protection
animal genetics
Wildlife Conservation and Management
Wildbescherming en -beheer
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 651-738) and index
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Print version record
Subject Felidae.
Felidae -- Conservation
Felidae -- Conservation -- Case studies
Wildlife conservation.
Conservation biology.
NATURE -- Animals -- Big Cats.
Conservation biology
Wildlife conservation
Katzen -- Schutz.
Katzen -- Ökologie.
Genre/Form Case studies
Case studies.
Études de cas.
Form Electronic book
Author Macdonald, David W. (David Whyte)
Loveridge, Andrew J.
ISBN 9780191574146