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Infectious disease: Infectious disease in the management and conservation of wild canids

Rosie Woodroffe, Sarah Cleaveland, Orin Courtenay, M. Karen Laurenson, and Marc Artois

in The Biology and Conservation of Wild Canids

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198515562
eISBN:
9780191705632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515562.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter examines the role of infectious disease in the conservation of wild canids. Canid diseases cause concern for two reasons. First, widespread species such as red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) and ... More


Management: Management and control of wild canids alongside people

Claudio Sillero-Zubiri, Jonathan Reynolds, and Andrés J. Novaro

in The Biology and Conservation of Wild Canids

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198515562
eISBN:
9780191705632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515562.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter examines why canids often find themselves in conflict with humans, and how managers and conservationists have tackled these conflicts. The biological basis for conflict, attacks on ... More


Society: Canid Society

David W. Macdonald, Scott Creel, and Michael G. L. Mills

in The Biology and Conservation of Wild Canids

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198515562
eISBN:
9780191705632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515562.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter addresses the question of why some canids live in groups, while others do not, and asks what shapes their societies. The behavioural and ecological selective pressures of group living ... More


Population genetics: Population and conservation genetics of canids

Robert K. Wayne, Eli Geffen, and Carles Vilà

in The Biology and Conservation of Wild Canids

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198515562
eISBN:
9780191705632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515562.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter discusses patterns of genetic variation and subdivision in a wide variety of canids. The influence of demographic history and ecological and topographic barriers on levels of variation, ... More


Tools: Tools for canid conservation

Luigi Boitani, Cheryl S. Asa, and Axel Moehrenschlager

in The Biology and Conservation of Wild Canids

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198515562
eISBN:
9780191705632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515562.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter focuses on the rapidly evolving canid conservation tools that use recent advances in several fields of conservation biology and take into account sociological aspects. It considers the ... More


Ancestry: Evolutionary history, molecular systematics, and evolutionary ecology of Canidae

Xiaoming Wang, Richard H. Tedford, Blaire Van Valkenburgh, and Robert K. Wayne

in The Biology and Conservation of Wild Canids

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198515562
eISBN:
9780191705632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515562.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter discusses the evolutionary history, molecular systematics, and evolutionary ecology of canids. Topics covered include the Hesperocyoninae, Borophaginae, and Caninae subfamilies; ... More


Impact of hybridization with domestic dogs on the conservation of wild canids

Jennifer A. Leonard, Jorge Echegaray, Ettorie Rand, and Carles Vilà

in Free-Ranging Dogs and Wildlife Conservation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199663217
eISBN:
9780191810183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199663217.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter discusses the effects of hybridization with domestic dogs on the conservation of wild canids. Hybridization between gray wolves and dogs are the majority of the documented hybridization ... More


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