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Mountain sheep of North America

Author: Raul Valdez; Paul R Krausman
Publisher: Tucson : University of Arizona Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is a major reference on the natural history, ecology, and management of wild sheep in North America. Written by wildlife biologists who have devoted years of study to the animals, it covers Dali's and Stone's sheep and Rocky Mountain, California, and desert bighorn and examines a variety of factors pertinent to their life histories: habitat, diet, activity, social organization, reproduction, and population  Read more...
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Raul Valdez; Paul R Krausman
ISBN: 0816518394 9780816518395
OCLC Number: 39189971
Description: xii, 353 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Description, distribution, and abundance of mountain sheep in North America / Raul Valdez, Paul R. Krausman --
Natural history of thinhorn sheep / Lyman Nichols, Fred L. Bunnell --
Natural history of rocky mountain and California bighorn sheep / David M. Shackleton, Christopher C. Shank, Brian M. Wikeem --
Natural history of desert bighorn sheep / Paul R. Krausman, Andrew V. Sandoval, Richard C. Etchberger --
Adaptive strategies in American mountain sheep: effects of climate, latitude and altitude, Ice Age evolution, and neonatal security / Valerius Geist --
Diseases of North American wild sheep / Thomas D. Bunch, Walter M. Boyce, Charles P. Hibler [and others] --
Management of bighorn sheep / Charles L. Douglas, David M. Leslie, Jr. --
Cytogenetics and Genetics / Thomas D. Bunch, Robert S. Hoffmann, Charles F. Nadler.
Responsibility: edited by Raul Valdez and Paul R. Krausman.

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This book is a major reference on the natural history, ecology, and management of wild sheep in North America. Written by wildlife biologists who have devoted years of study to the animals, it covers Dali's and Stone's sheep and Rocky Mountain, California, and desert bighorn and examines a variety of factors pertinent to their life histories: habitat, diet, activity, social organization, reproduction, and population dynamics.

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