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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 obvious from prehistoric rock work and historic Egyptian paintings to contemporary flora and fauna documentaries and recognition in zoos. lately, besides the fact that, the fantastic herds of the prior were decimated or extripated over large parts within the wilds, and pressing conservation motion is required to maintain this international background for generations to come.

As the 1st publication devoted to antelope conservation, this quantity units out to diagnose the reasons of the drastic declines in antelope biodiversity and in this foundation establish the simplest issues of motion. In doing so, the publication covers crucial matters within the present conservation debate, specifically relating to the administration of overexploitation, habitat fragmentation, ailment transmission, weather swap, populations genetics, and reintroductions. The contributions are authored by way of 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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