The Biology and Conservation of Wild Canids

Paperback | July 6, 2004

EditorDavid W. Macdonald, Claudio Sillero-Zubiri

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This is a definitive book on the dog family, dealing with many aspects of the biology and conservation of wolves, dogs, jackals and foxes. It covers many topics relevant to modern conservation science, and features detailed case studies of many canid species across the globe. A must-have bookfor 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. Wild canids are the ancestors of the domestic dog and there are a large number of wolf and domesticdog enthusiasts who will be engaged by the contents of this book.

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This is a definitive book on the dog family, dealing with many aspects of the biology and conservation of wolves, dogs, jackals and foxes. It covers many topics relevant to modern conservation science, and features detailed case studies of many canid species across the globe. A must-have bookfor all scientists studying carnivores, pred...

David W. Macdonald is the Director of Oxford University's Wildlife Conservation Research Unit (WildCRU); and Senior Research Fellow at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford. He is also A.D. White Professor at Cornell University, New York, USA. He is on the Council of English Nature, is Vice President (and Council member) of Zoological Society...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:464 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.94 inPublished:July 6, 2004Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198515561

ISBN - 13:9780198515562

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Part I Reviews:1. Macdonald and Sillero-Zubiri: Dramatis personae2. Wang, Tedford, Van Valkenburgh and Wayne: Ancestry3. Wayne, Geffen and Vila: Population genetics4. Macdonald, Creel and G. Mills: Society5. Sillero-Zubiri, Reynolds and Novaro: Management6. Woodroffe, Cleaveland, Courtenay, Laurenson and Artois: Infectious disease7. Boitani, Asa and Moehrenschlager: ToolsPart II Case Studies8. Angerbjorn, Hersteinsson and Tannerfeldt: Arctic foxes9. Roemer: Island foxes10. Moehrenschlager, Cypher, Ralls, List and Sovada: Swift foxes11. Geffen: Blanford's foxes12. Baker and Harris: Red foxes13. Kauhala and Saeki: Raccoon dogs14. Maas and Macdonald: Bat-eared foxes15. Novaro, Funes and Jimenez: Patagonian foxes16. Macdonald, Loveridge and Atkinson: Jackals17. Gese: Coyotes18. Vucetich and Peterson: Grey wolves -- Isle Royale19. Phillips, Bangs, Mech, Kelly and Fazio: Grey wolves -- Yellowstone20. Sillero-Zubiri, Marino, Gottelli and Macdonald: Ethiopian wolves21. Venkataraman and Johnsingh: Dholes22. Creel, M. Mills and McNutt: African wild dogsConclusions23. Macdonald and Sillero-Zubiri: ConservationReferences