The Gnu s World: Serengeti Wildebeest Ecology and Life History (Hardback)
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Language: English . Brand New Book. This is the first scholarly book on the antelope that dominates the savanna ecosystems of eastern and southern Africa. It presents a synthesis of research conducted over a span of fifty years, mainly on the wildebeest in the Ngorongoro and Serengeti ecosystems, where eighty percent of the world s wildebeest population lives. Wildebeest and other grazing mammals drive the ecology and evolution of the savanna ecosystem. Richard D. Estes describes this process and also details the wildebeest s life history, focusing on its social organization and unique reproductive system, which are adapted to the animal s epic annual migrations. He also examines conservation issues that affect wildebeest, including range-wide population declines. N° de réf. du libraire AAH9780520273184
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Critique: "A masterful explanation of Richard Estes truly long-term studies of wildebeest ... Both informative and entertaining." -- James M. Vose Ecology 96, no. 1 20150101
Titre : The Gnu s World: Serengeti Wildebeest ...
Éditeur : University of California Press, United States
Date d'édition : 2014
Reliure : Hardback
Etat du livre : New
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