The Biology and Conservation of Wild Canids

The Biology and Conservation of Wild Canids Wild canids are fascinating ancestors of the domestic dog This definitive book on aspects of canid biology and the conservation of wolves dogs jackals and foxes covers topics relevant to modern cons

  • Title: The Biology and Conservation of Wild Canids
  • Author: David W. Macdonald Claudio Sillero-Zubiri
  • ISBN: 9780198515562
  • Page: 358
  • Format: Paperback
  • Wild canids are fascinating ancestors of the domestic dog This definitive book on aspects of canid biology and the conservation of wolves, dogs, jackals and foxes covers topics relevant to modern conservation science, and features detailed case studies of many canid species across the globe A must have for all scientists studying carnivores, predators, cooperative breediWild canids are fascinating ancestors of the domestic dog This definitive book on aspects of canid biology and the conservation of wolves, dogs, jackals and foxes covers topics relevant to modern conservation science, and features detailed case studies of many canid species across the globe A must have for all scientists studying carnivores, predators, cooperative breeding, and social systems A useful text for both undergraduate and graduate courses in behavioural ecology and conservation biology, and engaging reading for a wide range of wolf and domestic dog enthusiasts.

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    1. This book aims to be a synthetic overview of wild canidae, covering various topics from canid social behavior to wildlife management. It begins in Part I with an overview of the extant wild canid species, grouped according to the most common taxonomy (with 36 species), followed by review articles on canid ancestry/evolution, population genetics, society, management, infectious disease, and "tools," which is about conservation tools, such as public outreach strategies. Part II consists of case st [...]

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