Pangolins

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Pangolins
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 23 November 2019
  • ISBN : 012815506X
  • Pages : 658 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Pangolins written by Anonim which was release on 23 November 2019, this book published by Academic Press. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: 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 Date : 2019-11-23
  • Total pages : 658
  • ISBN : 012815506X
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Summary : 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. ...

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  • Publisher : Millbrook Press TM
  • Release Date : 2022-10-04
  • Total pages : 40
  • ISBN : 012815506X
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Summary : Prized for their hard scales, pangolins are one of the most poached animals on the planet. They are also highly endangered. Yet scientists know very little about them. Pangolin rescuers and researchers such as Thai Nguyen have the difficult task of saving pangolins, changing local laws to prevent poaching, educating ...

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  • Publisher : Moon Grove Studios
  • Release Date : 2019-03-15
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  • ISBN : 012815506X
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  • Release Date : 2007-09-07
  • Total pages : 643
  • ISBN : 012815506X
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  • Publisher : Marshall Cavendish
  • Release Date : 2007
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  • Release Date : 2002-09-30
  • Total pages : 360
  • ISBN : 012815506X
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  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2005-11-15
  • Total pages : 814
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  • ISBN : 012815506X
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  • ISBN : 012815506X
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  • ISBN : 012815506X
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  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release Date : 2010-07-20
  • Total pages : 986
  • ISBN : 012815506X
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  • Release Date : 2021-12-07
  • Total pages : 256
  • ISBN : 012815506X
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Summary : Celebrate our amazing world with this fascinating and entertaining book featuring wow-worthy animal facts and beautiful photos that will remind you of what we risk losing if we don’t make changes to our environment. Ever hear of the Pink-headed Duck? What about Romeo the Frog, a type of rare ...

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  • Publisher : Astra Publishing House
  • Release Date : 2021-07-13
  • Total pages : 32
  • ISBN : 012815506X
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Summary : From legendary naturalist Jane Goodall, an absorbing fictional tale that will steal hearts and open minds about the plight of the pangolin, the only mammalian species with scales, and endangered by illegal trafficking. After a blissful babyhood being cared for by her loving mother, Pangolina ventures out alone into the ...

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  • Release Date : 2014-07-31
  • Total pages : 792
  • ISBN : 012815506X
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Summary : Logically organized by taxonomic groups, this up-to-date text covers the diagnosis and treatment of all zoo animal species and free-ranging wildlife, including amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, and fish, unlikely to be seen by private practice veterinarians. Featuring full-color images, the consistent, user-friendly format supplies information on each animal’s biology, ...