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Carnivore Ecology and Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques

Luigi Boitani and Roger A. Powell

Abstract

Animals that must hunt and kill for at least part of their living are inherently interesting to many people, and the role that carnivores play in biological communities attracts interest from ecologists and conservation biologists. Conflicts with human activities stimulate continual debates about the management of carnivore populations, and throughout the world people seek workable solutions for human/carnivore coexistence. This book describes research methods and techniques for the study and conservation of all terrestrial carnivore species. Particular attention is paid to techniques for mana ... More

Keywords: animals, carnivores, biological communities, human/carnivore coexistence, animal distributions, animal movements, land cover

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780199558520
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: December 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558520.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Luigi Boitani, editor
Professor, Department of Biology and Biotechnology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy

Roger A. Powell, editor
Professor Emeritus, Department of Biology, North Carolina State University, USA

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