Jason I. Ransom,Petra Kaczensky's Wild Equids PDF

By Jason I. Ransom,Petra Kaczensky

ISBN-10: 1421419092

ISBN-13: 9781421419091

Wild horses, zebras, asses, and feral equines express fascinating and intricate social buildings that captivate the human mind's eye and elicit quite a lot of feelings that impression conservation and administration efforts. This publication, spearheaded via Jason I. Ransom and Petra Kaczensky, brings jointly the world’s top specialists on equid ecology, administration, and conservation to supply a synthesis of what's recognized approximately those iconic species and what has to be performed to avoid wasting a few of them altogether.

The so much accomplished conservation booklet on wild equids in a long time, this identify will enlighten not just equid researchers, but additionally mammalogists, conservationists, and equine execs. Readers will locate new perception into the lives of the world’s horses, zebras, and asses, comprehend the root of our relations with those animals, and improve a better realizing of the place equids come from and why they're worthy conserving.

Included during this publication are exact, state-of-the-science syntheses on

? Social constitution, habit, and cognition ? Habitat and vitamin ? Ecological niches ? inhabitants dynamics ? Roles of people in horse distribution via time ? Human dimensions and the that means of untamed ? administration of free-roaming horses ? Captive breeding of untamed equids ? Conservation of untamed equids ? Conservation of migrations ? Reintroductions ? Genetics and paleogenetics

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