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Title:
Wildlife biology
Author:
Dasmann, Raymond Fredric, 1919-2002.
Edition:
Second edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Wiley, 1981.
Physical Description:
ix, 212 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780471080428
Format :
Book

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Central Library QH541 .D36 1981 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks
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Summary

Summary

Brings together the principles of ecology, population biology, wildlife conservation and management. Examines wildlife in the context of ecosystems and the factors which determine population levels. Considers the problems of conservation and management from national and international points of view. Shows why single-species approaches often fail.


Table of Contents

What Good are Wild Animals?
Wildlife Values
The ten Thousand Year War
Everything Tied Together
Functioning of Ecosystems
A Place to Live
Enough to Eat
Cover
Water
Limiting Factors
Introducing Wildlife Populations
Territory and Travels
Too Many Mice, Too Few Elephants
New Populations in New Habitats
Levelling Off
The Many Meanings of Carrying Capacity
Declining Diversity
Species Extinction and Area Size
The Controllers
References
Index

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