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Urban carnivores : ecology, conflict, and conservation

Author: Stanley D Gehrt; Seth P D Riley; Brian L Cypher
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010.
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"With over half of the world's human population now living in cities, human-carnivore interaction in urban areas is a growing area of concern for wildlife managers, conservationists, urban planners, and the public at large. This volume brings together leading international carnivore researchers to explore the unique biological and ecological issues associated with mammalian carnivores in urban landscapes."  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stanley D Gehrt; Seth P D Riley; Brian L Cypher
ISBN: 9780801893896 0801893895
OCLC Number: 320696593
Description: xv, 285 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Contents: The urban ecosystem / Stanley D. Gehrt --
Carnivore behavior and ecology, and relationship to urbanization / Todd K. Fuller, Stephen Destephano, and Paige S. Warren --
Urban carnivore conservation and management : the human dimension / Heather Wieczorek Hudenko, William F. Siemer, and Daniel J. Decker --
Raccoons (Procyon lotor) / John Hadidian, Suzanne Prange, Richard Rosatte, Seth P.D. Riley. [and others] --
Kit foxes (Vulpes macrotis) / Brian L. Cypher --
Red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) / Carl D. Soulsbury [and others]. Arctic foxes (Alopex lagopus) and human settlements / Paula A. White --
Coyotes (Canis latrans / Stanley D. Gehrt and Seth P.D. Riley --
Striped skunks and allies (Mephitis spp.) / Richard Rosatte [and others] --
Eurasian badgers (Meles meles) / Stephen Harris [and others] --
Bobcats (Lynx rufus) / Seth P.D. Riley [and others] --
Mountain lions (Puma concolor) / Paul Beier, Seth P.D. Riley, Raymond M. Sauvajot --
Domestic cat (Felis catus) and domestic dog (Canis familiaris) / Philip J. Baker [and others] --
A taxonomic analysis of urban carnivore ecology / Graziella Iossa [and others]. Stone martens (Martes foina) in urban environments / Jan Herr --
Community ecology of urban carnivores / Kevin R. Crooks [and others]. Gray foxes (Urocyon cinereoargenteus) in urban areas / Seth P.D. Riley and Paula A. White --
Responding to human-carnivore conflicts in urban areas / Paul D. Curtis and John Hadidian --
Conservation of urban carnivores / Brian L. Cypher, Seth P.D. Riley, and Raymond M. Sauvajot --
Urban carnivores : final perspectives and future directions / Seth P.D. Riley, Stanley D. Gehrt, and Brian L. Cypher.
Responsibility: edited by Stanley D. Gehrt, Seth P.D. Riley, Brian L. Cypher.
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It includes an extensive bibliography and is an essential reference for wildlife biologists, mammalogists, and urban planners.  Read more...


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Pioneering, seminal work... Essential. Choice 2010 Urban Carnivores is a must-read for beginning wildlife biologists and managers and will challenge those in the middle of their careers to think Read more...

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