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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 big carnivores. The fascication they carry within the human brain is clear from prehistoric rock work and historic Egyptian artwork to ultra-modern natural world documentaries and recognition in zoos. lately, besides the fact that, the excellent herds of the previous were decimated or extripated over vast components within the wilds, and pressing conservation motion is required to maintain this global background for generations to come.

As the 1st booklet devoted to antelope conservation, this quantity units out to diagnose the explanations of the drastic declines in antelope biodiversity and in this foundation determine the best issues of motion. In doing so, the ebook covers imperative matters within the present conservation debate, particularly concerning the administration of overexploitation, habitat fragmentation, disorder transmission, weather swap, populations genetics, and reintroductions. The contributions are authored through world-leading specialists within the box, and the ebook is an invaluable source to conservation scientists and practitioners, researchers, and scholars in similar disciplines in addition to lay humans.

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