Journals Higher Education



Published: 26 August 2004

464 Pages | 78 halftones

ISBN: 9780198515562

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The Biology and Conservation of Wild Canids

Edited by David W. Macdonald and Claudio Sillero-Zubiri

This is the definitive book on the dog family, dealing with many aspects of 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 book for all scientists studying carnivores, predators, cooperative breeding, and social sysems. A useful text for both undergraduate and graduate courses in behavioral ecology and conservation biology. Wild canids are the ancestors of the domestic dog and there are a large number of wolf and domestic dog enthusiasts who will be engagedby the contents of this book.


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