Pangolins

Pangolins
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 23 November 2019
  • ISBN : 012815506X
  • Pages : 658 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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Pangolins: Science, Society and Conservation brings together experts from around the world to document the most up-to-date scientific knowledge on pangolins and their conservation. It chronicles threats facing the species, explores the current initiatives required to protect them, and looks ahead at the future of pangolin science and conservation efforts. Led by a team of editors with more than 20 years collective experience in pangolin conservation, this book includes accounts of the species’ evolution, morphology, and systematics. It discusses the role of pangolins in historically symbolic, mythological, and ritualistic practices across Africa, Asia, and Europe, as well as contemporary practices including international trafficking. Chapters in the latter portion of this book focus on conservation solutions, including law enforcement and international policy, behavior change, local community engagement, ex situ conservation, tourism, and other interventions needed to secure the future of the species. Pangolins: Science, Society and Conservation is the latest volume in Elsevier’s species-specific series, Biodiversity of the World: Conservation from Genes to Landscapes. This book is a valuable resource for researchers and students in species conservation science, planning, and policymaking. Provides detailed accounts of the natural history and conservation status of each pangolin species Explores the cultural significance of pangolins, historic and contemporary use, and international trade and trafficking Discusses conservation solutions ranging from law enforcement and local community engagement to ex situ conservation, innovative finance, and tourism


Pangolins

Pangolins
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 23 November 2019
GET THIS BOOKPangolins

Pangolins: Science, Society and Conservation brings together experts from around the world to document the most up-to-date scientific knowledge on pangolins and their conservation. It chronicles threats facing the species, explores the current initiatives required to protect them, and looks ahead at the future of pangolin science and conservation efforts. Led by a team of editors with more than 20 years collective experience in pangolin conservation, this book includes accounts of the species’ evolution, morphology, and systematics. It discusses the role


Pangolins

Pangolins
  • Author : Richard Peirce
  • Publisher : Anonim
  • Release : 01 November 2021
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Unpacks the methods and terrifying statistics of the trade in the most trafficked mammal in the world, explains the links between wildlife and Covid-19, and follows a real-life sting operation to rescue a captured animal and hold its traffickers to account.


I Am Not a Penguin: a Pangolin's Lament

I Am Not a Penguin: a Pangolin's Lament
  • Author : Liz Wong
  • Publisher : Knopf Books for Young Readers
  • Release : 19 January 2021
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This hilarious story of a pangolin with an identity crisis will be loved by fans of Penguin Problems and Unicorn Thinks He's Pretty Great. Poor pangolin--he's trying to explain who he is, but all the other animals keep getting confused. You have scales--like a snake? A long tongue--like a frog? A strong scent--like a skunk? You can roll in a ball--like an armadillo? And a name that sounds a lot like...penguin? We love penguins! "No, no, no! I am


A Field Guide to the Larger Mammals of Tanzania

A Field Guide to the Larger Mammals of Tanzania
  • Author : Charles Foley,Lara Foley,Alex Lobora,Daniela De Luca,Maurus Msuha,Tim R.B. Davenport,Sarah M. Durant
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release : 16 June 2014
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Home to the Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, and Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania offers some of the finest big game watching in the world, from elephants and rhinos to chimpanzees and lions. This field guide covers all the larger mammals of Tanzania, including marine mammals and some newly discovered species. Detailed accounts are provided for more than 135 species, along with color photos, color illustrations of marine mammals, and distribution maps. Accounts for land species give information on identification, subspecies, similar species,


Tropical Forest Biomes

Tropical Forest Biomes
  • Author : Barbara A. Holzman
  • Publisher : Greenwood
  • Release : 30 September 2008
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This volume in the Greenwood Guides to Biomes of the World series covers the lush, beautiful - and rapidly shrinking - tropical forest biomes. The volume covers the two major tropic forest biomes, tropical rainforests and tropical seasonal forests.






The Princeton Field Guide to Prehistoric Mammals

The Princeton Field Guide to Prehistoric Mammals
  • Author : Donald R. Prothero
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release : 06 December 2016
GET THIS BOOKThe Princeton Field Guide to Prehistoric Mammals

After the mass extinction of the dinosaurs 65 million years ago, mammals became the dominant terrestrial life form on our planet. Roaming the earth were spectacular beasts such as saber-toothed cats, giant mastodonts, immense ground sloths, and gigantic giraffe-like rhinoceroses. Here is the ultimate illustrated field guide to the lost world of these weird and wonderful prehistoric creatures. A woolly mammoth probably won't come thundering through your vegetable garden any time soon. But if one did, this would be the book



Things Come Together

Things Come Together
  • Author : Robert Rotberg
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 27 February 2021
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"Africa was falling apart. But now it is coming together, and Africa and Africans are achieving greatness. The twenty-first century is significant for every African. In Things Come Together, Robert Rotberg extolls the successes and explains the struggles. Rotberg is one of the world's foremost authorities on African politics and society, and in this book he synthesizes his knowledge of the continent into a concise overview of the current state of Africa and where it is headed. To that end,