Luigi Boitani, Cheryl S. Asa and Axel Moehrenschlager

in The Biology and Conservation of Wild Canids

Published in print June 2004 | ISBN: 9780198515562
Published online September 2007 | e-ISBN: 9780191705632 | DOI:

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This chapter focuses on the rapidly evolving canid conservation tools that use recent advances in several fields of conservation biology and take into account sociological aspects. It considers the use of conservation tools in (1) assessing the status of wild canid populations; (2) limiting canids that become too numerous; (3) restoring canids that are threatened; (4) protecting canids in an ecosystem context; and (5) influencing socio-political change for canid conservation.

Keywords: wild canids; conservation; population monitoring; population control; canid protection

Chapter.  9872 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Biodiversity and Conservation Biology

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