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The dama gazelles : last members of a critically endangered species

Author: Elizabeth Cary Mungall
Publisher: College Station : Texas A & M University Press, [2018] ©2018
Series: W.L. Moody Jr. natural history series, no. 58.
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Dama gazelles, the largest of the gazelles, were once a common sight in Northern Africa, with a habitat ranging from the Atlantic Ocean east almost to the Nile River. Today, these animals are  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Mungall, Elizabeth Cary.
Dama gazelles.
College Station : Texas A & M University Press, [2018]
(DLC) 2017035144
(OCoLC)999673785
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Cary Mungall
ISBN: 9781623496128 1623496128
OCLC Number: 1031090236
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Intro; Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Section 1: The Dama Gazelle Through Time; Chapter 1: Path to Endangered Status; Chapter 2: Taxonoomy and Distribution; Chapter 3: Conservation Implications from Genetic Testing; Chapter 4: Artwork Through the Ages; Section 2: Overview of a Species; Chapter 5: Mothers, Fawns, and General Behavior; Chapter 6: Territoriality; Chapter 7: Growing Up and Growing Old; Chapter 8: Horns and Color Notes; Chapter 9: Food Habits of the Dama Gazelle; Chapter 10: Hand Raising a Dama Gazelle. Section 3: History and Management at Zoos, in Parks, and on RanchesChapter 11: North American Zoos; Chapter 12: European Zoos; Chapter 13: Arabian Collections; Chapter 14: Parks and Preserves; Chapter 15: Texas Ranches; Section 4: To and From the Wild; Chapter 16: Dama Gazelles Captured in Chad; Chapter 17: Rescuing the Mhorr Gazelle; Chapter 18: Status of Reintroductions; Chapter 19: Release of Mhorr Gazelle Back to the Wild; Chapter 20: Dama Gazelles in the Wild; Conclusion; Appendix 1: Notes on Original Descriptions for Scientific Names. Appendix 2: Diagram of Dama Gazelle Physical FeaturesGlossary; References; Contributors; Index.
Series Title: W.L. Moody Jr. natural history series, no. 58.
Responsibility: Elizabeth Cary Mungall ; with special contributions by Teresa Abáigar [and 15 others].

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