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Serengeti story : life and science in the world's greatest wildlife region

Author: A R E Sinclair
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.
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For more than forty years, Anthony Sinclair has researched the world's most famous conservation area, Serengeti. He understands its complex ecology - grasslands, birds, insects, and animals - as well  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: A R E Sinclair
ISBN: 0199645523 9780199645527 9781283936392 1283936399 9780191644351 0191644358
OCLC Number: 823379853
Description: 1 online resource (320 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color)
Contents: 1. Serengeti: a wonder of the natural world ; 2. The great migration ; 3. African buffalo ; 4. The great pandemic ; 5. The African Queen ; 6. Serengeti beginnings ; 7. The migration of birds ; 8. Socialism ; 9. War-sort of! ; 10. Hurricane ; 11. Border closure ; 12. One million wildebeest ; 13. Outbreak of trees ; 14. Sudan ; 15. Coup d'etat ; 16. Ivory poaching ; 17. Bandits ; 18. Of princes and polo ; 19. Hando fights back ; 20. Man-eaters ; 21. Biodiversity ; 22. The Future of Conservation ; Appendix: The main species in Serengeti
Responsibility: by Anthony Sinclair.

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Captivated by the Serengeti whilst still an undergraduate, Tony Sinclair's lifework has probed the dynamics of the greatest mammalian ecosystem of the planet. His story is a magnificent saga of Read more...

 
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