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Tigers of the world : the biology, biopolitics, management, and conservation of an endangered species

Author: Ronald L Tilson; Ulysses S Seal; Minnesota Zoological Garden.; IUCN/SSC Captive Breeding Group.; IUCN/SSC Cat Specialist Group.
Publisher: Park Ridge, N.J., U.S.A. : Noyes Publications, ©1987.
Series: Noyes series in animal behavior, ecology, conservation, and management.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Based on the international symposium held in Minnesota, this book discusses the tiger's systematics and taxonomy, its status both in the wild and captivity, reproductive biology, and management and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald L Tilson; Ulysses S Seal; Minnesota Zoological Garden.; IUCN/SSC Captive Breeding Group.; IUCN/SSC Cat Specialist Group.
ISBN: 0815511337 9780815511335
OCLC Number: 15661362
Notes: Papers presented at the symposium held in Minneapolis on Apr. 13-17, 1986; sponsored by the Minnesota Zoological Garden and the IUCN/SSC Captive Breeding and Cat Specialist Groups.
Description: xxx, 510 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Bearing witness : observations on the extinction of Panthera tigris balica and Panthera tigris sondaica / John Seidensticker --
Setting the molecular clock in Felidae : the great cats, Panthera / Stephen J. O'Brien, Glen E. Collier, Raoul E. Benveniste, William G. Nash, Andrea K. Newman, Janice M. Simonson, Mary A. Eichelberger, Ulysses S. Seal, Donald Janssen, Michael Bush and David Wildt --
The phylogeny of the tiger (Panthera tigris) / Helmut Hemmer --
Use of electrophoretic data in the reevaluation of tiger systematics / Anna M. Goebel and Donald H. Whitmore --
Subspecies and the conservation of Panthera tigris : preserving genetic heterogeneity / Sandra J. Herrington --
The Siberian tiger (Panthera tigris altaica-Temminck 1844) in the USSR : status in the wild and in captivity / V.V. Spitsin, P.N. Romanov, S.V. Popov, and E.N. Smirnov --
Habitat availability and prospects for tigers in China / Lu Houji --
Tigers in Malaysia : prospects for the future / Mohammed Khan bin Momin Khan --
Tiger numbers and habitat evaluation in Indonesia / Charles Santiapillai and Widodo Sukohadi Ramono --
The problem tiger of Bangladesh / Mohammad Ali Reze Khan --
Female land tenure system in tigers / James L.D. Smith, Charles W. McDougal and Melvin E. Sunquist --
Project Tiger : the reserves, the tigers and their future / H.S. Panwar --
Tigers in India : a critical review of field censuses / K. Ullas Karanth --
Status and problems of captive tigers in China / Tan Bangjie --
Nutritional considerations in captive tiger management / Ellen S. Dierenfeld --
Digestibility and metabolizable energy of diets for captive tigers / Michael Kurt Hackenberger, James L. Atkinson, Cheryl Niemuller and Robert F. Florkiewicz --
A neonatal growth model for captive Amur tigers / G. Allen Binczik, N.J. Reindl, R. Taylor, U.S. Seal and R.L. Tilson --
Clinical management of captive tigers / Mitchell Bush, Lyndsay G. Phillips, and Richard J. Montali --
Clinical diseases of captive tigers - European literature / Bernd Seidel and Jutta Wisser --
Comments on the "tiger disease" / Siegfried Seifert and Peter Muller --
Antibiotic therapy in the Bengal tiger / Andrew Teare --
Behavioral indicators and endocrine correlates of estrus and anestrus in Siberian tigers / Ulysses S. Seal, Ronald L. Tilson, Edward D. Plotka, Nicholas J. Reindl and Marialice F. Seal --
Seminal-endocrine characteristics of the tiger and the potential for artificial breeding / David E. Wildt, Lyndsay G. Phillips, Lee G. Simmons, Karen L. Goodrowe, JoGayle Howard, Janine L. Brown and Mitchell Bush --
Evaluation of tiger fertility by the sperm penetration assay / Hugh C. Hensleigh, Ann P. Byers, Gerald S. Post, Nicholas Reindl, Ulysses S. Seal, and Ronald L. Tilson --
Artificial insemination and embryo transfer in the Felidae / B.L. Dresser, C.S. Sehlhorst, G. Keller, L.W. Kramer, and B. Reece --
Chemical communication in the tiger and leopard / R.L. Brahmachary and J. Dutta --
Species survival plans and overall management strategies / Thomas J. Foose --
Captive management of South China tigers (Panthera tigris amoyensis) in China / Xiang Peilon --
South China tiger recovery program / Xiang Peilon, Tan Bangjie, and Jia Xianggang --
The genetic and demographic characteristics of the 1983 captive population of Sumatran tigers (Panthera tigris sumatrae) / Jonathan D. Ballou and John Seidensticker --
Development of an international captive management plan for tigers / Siegfried Seifert and Peter Muller --
Possible selection in captive Panthera tigris altaica / Nathan R. Flesness and Karen G. Cronquist-Jones --
White tiger : phantom or freak? / Edward J. Maruska --
White tigers and their conservation / A.K. Roychoudhury --
White tigers : the realities / Lee G. Simmons --
White tigers and species survival plans / Katherine Latinen --
Tigers in the wild : the biopolitical challenges / Christen Wemmer, James L.D. Smith, and Hemanta R. Mishra --
Developing international tiger conservation programs : U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service cooperation with India and the U.S.S.R. / David A. Ferguson and Steven G. Kohl --
An outline strategy for the conservation of the tiger (Panthera tigris) in Indonesia / Kenneth R. Ashby and Charles Santiapillai --
Managing tigers in the Sundarbans : experience and opportunity / John Seidensticker --
Managing the man-eaters in the Sundarbans Tiger Reserve of India: a case study / P. Sanyal --
The man-eating tiger in geographical and historical perspective / Charles McDougal --
Tigers in Nepal : management conflicts with human interests / Hemanta R. Mishra, Chris Wemmer, and J.L.D. Smith --
A tiger geographic information system : the first step in a global conservation strategy / J.L. David Smith, Chris Wemmer, and Hemanta R. Mishra --
Decision analysis : a tool for tiger conservation and management / Lynn A. Maguire --
A global tiger conservation plan / Ulysses S. Seal, Peter Jackson, and Ronald L. Tilson.
Series Title: Noyes series in animal behavior, ecology, conservation, and management.
Responsibility: edited by Ronald L. Tilson, Ulysses S. Seal.
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