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Biology and Conservation of Musteloids

Biology and Conservation of Musteloids

David W. Macdonald, Chris Newman, and Lauren A. Harrington (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198759805
eISBN:
9780191820519
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759805.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

The editors of this book have used their combined 90 years of experience working on the behaviour and ecology of wild carnivores to draw together a unique network of the world’s experts on musteloid ... More

BonobosUnique in Mind, Brain, and Behavior

Bonobos: Unique in Mind, Brain, and Behavior

Brian Hare and Shinya Yamamoto (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198728511
eISBN:
9780191795381
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198728511.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

During the past decade there has been an explosion of scientific interest in the bonobo (Pan paniscus). This research has revealed exactly how unique bonobos are in their minds, brains and behavior. ... More

Kalahari CheetahsAdaptations to an arid region

Kalahari Cheetahs: Adaptations to an arid region

Gus Mills and Margaret Mills

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198712145
eISBN:
9780191780639
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198712145.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This book demonstrates how cheetahs are adapted to arid savannahs like the southern Kalahari, and makes comparisons with other areas, especially the Serengeti. Topics dealt with are: demography and ... More

OrangutansGeographic Variation in Behavioral Ecology and Conservation

Orangutans: Geographic Variation in Behavioral Ecology and Conservation

Serge A. Wich, S Suci Utami Atmoko, Tatang Mitra Setia, and Carel P. van Schaik (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199213276
eISBN:
9780191707568
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213276.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This book describes one of our closest relatives, the orangutan, and the only extant great ape in Asia. It is increasingly clear that orangutan populations show extensive variation in behavioral ... More

The Red Colobus MonkeysVariation in Demography, Behavior, and Ecology of Endangered Species

The Red Colobus Monkeys: Variation in Demography, Behavior, and Ecology of Endangered Species

Thomas T. Struhsaker

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780198529583
eISBN:
9780191712746
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529583.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Based on field studies spanning nearly 40 years, this reference book summarizes and integrates past research with new and previously unpublished information on the behavioral ecology of Africa's red ... More

Reptile Ecology and ConservationA Handbook of Techniques

Reptile Ecology and Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques

C. Kenneth Dodd (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198726135
eISBN:
9780191825934
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198726135.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Animal Biology

This book is a practical manual of reptile field ecology and conservation and it brings together a distinguished, international group of reptile researchers to provide a review of the many new and ... More

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