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Wolves: Behavior, Ecology, and Conservation ebook

Wolves: Behavior, Ecology, and Conservation.

Wolves: Behavior, Ecology, and Conservation

ISBN: 9780226516974 | 472 pages | 12 Mb

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Wolves: Behavior, Ecology, and Conservation
Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Conservation biologists supported the plan, arguing that the absence of the wolf — a top predator — allowed elk populations to explode, damaging habitats throughout the park by overgrazing. Apr 8, 2014 - David Allen, the executive director of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, a national hunter-based conservation organization, claims wolves are “decimating” elk herds and calls wolves the “worst ecological disaster since the decimation of bison” despite research funded by the organization “Other” wildlife, such as elk, are managed based on science — based on what we know about behavior, ecology, breeding behavior, habitat use and selection and other factors. But there is a problem with the story: It's not In my own research at the University of Wyoming, my colleagues and I closely tracked wolves and elk east of Yellowstone from 2007 to 2010, and found that elk rarely changed their feeding behavior in response to wolves. The red wolf is ''In'' Wolves, Behavior, Ecology and Conservation. Impacts of wolf reintroduction on Yellowstone; includes trophic cascades, indirect effects, and ecosystem engineering. Shifting baselines: how can we know what is pristine? Mar 10, 2014 - Americans may know this story better than any other from ecology, and its grip on our imagination is one of the field's proudest contributions to wildlife conservation. Mar 12, 2014 - In this Text to Text, we examine a shifting understanding, based on new data, of a long-held idea in ecology: that the return of the gray wolf brought stability and balance to the previously elk-dominated Yellowstone ecosystem. Oct 8, 2013 - Behavioral ecology (In my opinion, if you don't have lots of videos in the behavioral ecology section, you're doing it wrong!) 1. Overall, it's a great intro to community ecology. Note that by Applied ecology/Conservation Biology 1. Feb 4, 2013 - Sometimes the breeding female harasses the subordinate females so much that the younger wolves do not even ovulate (see Wolves: Behavior, Ecology, and Conservation by Mech and Boitiani). Apr 29, 2014 - Based on fossil and archaeological evidence, the original red wolf range extended throughout the southeast, from the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts, north to the Ohio River Valley and central Pennsylvania, and west to central Texas and southeastern Missouri. Historical habitats included forests, swamps, and coastal prairies. Waggle dance of honey bees, featuring Tom Seeley; one of his . David Mech's 2003 book Wolves: Behavior, Ecology, and Conservation.

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