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Serengeti, dynamics of an ecosystem.

Author: A R E Sinclair; M Norton-Griffiths
Publisher: Chicago, Ill., University of Chicago Press, 1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A R E Sinclair; M Norton-Griffiths
ISBN: 0226760294 9780226760292 0226760286 9780226760285
OCLC Number: 29118101
Description: 389 pages illustrations 24 cm
Contents: Preface Acknowledgments 1: Dynamics of the Serengeti Ecosystem: Process and Pattern A. R. E. Sinclair 2: The Serengeti Environment A. R. E. Sinclair 3: Grassland-Herbivore Dynamics S. J. McNaughton 4: The Eruption of the Ruminants A. R. E. Sinclair 5: The "Migration" and Grazing Succession Linda Maddock 6: Feeding Strategy and the Pattern of Resource-Partitioning in Ungulates P. J. Jarman, A. R. E. Sinclair. 7: Energy Costs of Locomotion and the Concept of "Foraging Radius" C. J. Pennycuick 8: The Dynamics of Ungulate Social Organization P. J. Jarman, M. V. Jarman. 9: Serengeti Predators and Their Social Systems Brian C. R. Bertram 10: Population Changes in Lions and Other Predators J. P. Hanby, J. D. Bygott. 11: The Adaptations of Scavengers D. C. Houston 12: A Simulation of the Wildebeest Population, Other Ungulates, and Their Predators Ray Hilborn, A. R. E. Sinclair. 13: The Influence of Grazing, Browsing, and Fire on the Vegetation Dynamics of the Serengeti M. Norton-Griffiths Appendix A: Changes in Populations of Resident Ungulates J. J. R. Grimsdelt Appendix B: Scientific and Common Names of Serengeti Mammal and Bird Species Mentioned in the Text Appendix C: Bibliography of Serengeti Scientific Publications Index


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