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Behaviour and ecology of riparian mammals

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aquatic mammals -- Behavior -- Congresses.,
  • Aquatic mammals -- Ecology -- Congresses.,
  • Riparian animals -- Behavior -- Congresses.,
  • Riparian animals -- Ecology -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesBehavior and ecology of riparian mammals
    Statementedited by Nigel Dunstone and Martyn L. Gorman.
    GenreCongresses.
    SeriesSymposia of the Zoological Society of London ;, 71, Symposia of the Zoological Society of London ;, no. 71.
    ContributionsDunston, N., Gorman, M. L., Zoological Society of London.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL1 .Z733 no. 71, QL713 .Z733 no. 71
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 391 p. :
    Number of Pages391
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL685267M
    ISBN 100521631076
    LC Control Number97032129

    Hans Kruuk's previous Wild Otters was the first, and until now the only, book to cover both natural history and scientific research on behaviour and ecology of otters in Europe. The present book Author: H. Kruuk. Riparian ecologists in the AS Branch study interactions among flow, channel change, and vegetation along rivers across the western United States and worldwide. Our work focuses on issues relevant to the management of water and public lands, including dam operation, climate change, invasive species, and ecological restoration.

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Summary: Many mammals live in close association with rivers and streams and are highly adapted to this existence. However pollution and other human uses of their habitats threatens their existence. This book examines the behaviour and ecology of a range of these fascinating animals worldwide.

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Close this message to accept cookies or find out how to manage your cookie settings. Introduction. With regard to semi–aquatic mammals, Schröpfer & Stubbe () distinguished three riparian guilds: the herbivores with the water vole and the beaver; the megacarnivores with the mink and the otter; and the macrocarnivores with water shrews and desmans.

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Symposia of the Zoological Society of London, No. 71, Cambridge University Press. This book looks at the habitat utilization, adaptation, feeding ecology and conservation status of a range of riparian mammals, and will give insights into the problems facing these fascinating animals, and how they might be overcome.

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Semi-aquatic mammals such as otters and hippopotamuses display remarkable anatomical and physiological adaptations. And riparian species exhibit characteristic behavioral traits.

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