NOTICE Notice: This is an old thread. The last post was 2777 days ago. If your post is not directly related to this discussion please consider making a new thread.
Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: Decline and Recovery of the Island Fox: A Case Study for Population Recovery

  1. #1
    VetSam's Avatar
    Moderator of eBooks

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Work
    Small Animals Practice
    Country
    India
    Gender
    Male
    Total Posts
    321
    Rep Power
    2270
    Total thanks received
    17,360
    Thanks for this post
    13
    Small Animals Practice I'm from India

    Default Decline and Recovery of the Island Fox: A Case Study for Population Recovery

    Decline and Recovery of the Island Fox:
    A Case Study for Population Recovery (Ecology, Biodiversity and Conservation)

    By Timothy J. Coonan, Catherin A. Schwemm, David K. Garcelon




    Pages: 232
    Publisher: --
    Edition: 1st., 2010
    Language: English
    ISBN-10 / ASIN: 0521715105
    ISBN-13 / EAN: 9780521715102

    Description

    Native only to the California Channel Islands, the island fox is the smallest canid in North America. Populations on four of the islands were threatened to extinction in the 1990s due to human-mediated predation and disease. This is the first account of the natural history and ecology of the island fox, illustrating both the vulnerability of island ecosystems and the efficacy of cooperative conservation measures. It explains in detail the intense conservation actions required to recover fox populations, such as captive breeding and reintroduction, and large-scale ecosystem manipulation. These actions were successful due in large part to extraordinary collaboration among the scientists, managers and public advocates involved in the recovery effort. The book also examines the role of some aspects of island fox biology, characteristic of the 'island syndrome', in facilitating their recovery, including high productivity and an apparent adaptation to periodic genetic bottlenecks

    Enjoy!
    Last edited by Motoko; 13th February 2013 at 09:17 PM. Reason: UPDATE TEMPLATE.
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  2. #2
    Motoko's Avatar
    VETeLiB Administrator

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Work
    Veterinarian - Small Animal
    Country
    Venezuela
    Gender
    Female
    Total Posts
    6,251
    Rep Power
    86213
    Total thanks received
    850,024
    Thanks for this post
    15
    Veterinarian - Small Animal I'm from Venezuela

    Default Re: Decline and Recovery of the Island Fox: A Case Study for Population Recovery

    Decline and Recovery of the Island Fox
    1st. Edition, 2010


    Hidden contents
    You must click 'Thank You' before you can see the data contained here. You DONOT have sufficient rights to see the hidden data contained here.
    Please Register to see contents.




    Rules are to Keep VETeliB Tidy to be Efficient, Practical, Friendly and Appealing.
    Apply Guidelines for Postings Mirrors!!
    All Members Mandatory!
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

Similar Threads

  1. The Chimps of Fauna Sanctuary A True Story of Resilience and Recovery
    By Motoko in forum Exotic and Wild Animal eBooks
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 25th November 2012, 03:50 PM
  2. Password recovery doesn't work
    By spandex in forum Site bugs
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 17th November 2012, 08:00 AM
  3. Beyond Wolves The Politics of Wolf Recovery and Management
    By Motoko in forum Wild Animals eBooks
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 23rd August 2012, 01:05 AM
  4. Final Recovery Plan for the Northern Spotted Owl
    By VetSam in forum Wild Animals eBooks
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 26th March 2010, 08:45 AM
  5. Pet Loss and Human Emotion: A Guide to Recovery
    By anil2001nitu in forum Animal Owner ebooks
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 16th August 2009, 03:07 PM

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •