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By Jakob Bro-Jorgensen, David P. Mallon

Antelopes represent a basic a part of ecosystems all through Africa and Asia the place they act as habitat architects, dispersers of seeds, and prey for giant carnivores. The fascication they carry within the human brain is clear from prehistoric rock work and historic Egyptian paintings to modern-day natural world documentaries and recognition in zoos. lately, besides the fact that, the magnificent herds of the previous were decimated or extripated over huge parts within the wilds, and pressing conservation motion is required to maintain this global history for generations to come.

As the 1st ebook devoted to antelope conservation, this quantity units out to diagnose the reasons of the drastic declines in antelope biodiversity and in this foundation determine the simplest issues of motion. In doing so, the booklet covers crucial concerns within the present conservation debate, specially regarding the administration of overexploitation, habitat fragmentation, ailment transmission, weather switch, populations genetics, and reintroductions. The contributions are authored via world-leading specialists within the box, and the publication is an invaluable source to conservation scientists and practitioners, researchers, and scholars in comparable disciplines in addition to lay humans.

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