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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 23 November 2019
  • ISBN : 9780128155066
  • Page : 658 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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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

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Pangolins

Pangolins
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2019-11-23
  • ISBN : 9780128155066
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

Pangolina

Pangolina
  • Author : Jane Goodall
  • Publisher : Astra Publishing House
  • Release Date : 2021-07-13
  • ISBN : 9781662650727
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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 forest to become an independent adult, helped along by wise, older animal companions, including a civet and a bat. But one day cruel hunters trap Pangolina, putting her into a

Pangolins

Pangolins
  • Author : Richard Peirce
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2021-11
  • ISBN : 1775847128
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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.

All About Asian Pangolins

All About Asian Pangolins
  • Author : Carol Kline
  • Publisher : Mitchell Lane
  • Release Date : 2019-09-04
  • ISBN : 9781545746486
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Why are the tongues of pangolins so long? What are their protective scales made of? What do pangolins do when they are scared? Look inside All About Asian Pangolins to find the answers. You'll also discover beautiful, close-up photos of these fascinating scaly mammals. Pangolins is one of 18 books in our Animals Around the World series. Be sure to check out all 18!

Pangy the Pangolin

Pangy the Pangolin
  • Author : Marika Price,Zach Spitulski
  • Publisher : Moon Grove Studios
  • Release Date : 2019-03-15
  • ISBN : 9781733804578
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Explore the world with Pangy as she discovers the importance of being herself.

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 Date : 2021-01-19
  • ISBN : 9780593127407
GET THIS BOOKI Am Not a Penguin: a Pangolin's Lament

When a pangolin tries to explain who he is, all the other animals confuse him with different animals, including a penguin.

Operation Pangolin

Operation Pangolin
  • Author : Suzi Eszterhas
  • Publisher : Millbrook Press TM
  • Release Date : 2022-10-04
  • ISBN : 9781728474007
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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 local communities, and learning more about these mysterious creatures. Join author and photographer Suzi Eszterhas in this exploration of the jungles of Vietnam where Thai works with the Save Vietnam's

The Tiger and the Pangolin

The Tiger and the Pangolin
  • Author : Christopher Reed Coggins
  • Publisher : University of Hawaii Press
  • Release Date : 2002-09-30
  • ISBN : 9780824865122
GET THIS BOOKThe Tiger and the Pangolin

This original and wide-ranging work examines historical perceptions of nature in China and the relationship between insider and outsider, state and village, top-down conservation policy and community autonomy. After an introduction to the history of wildlife conservation and nature reserve management in China, the book places recent tiger conservation efforts in the context of a two-thousand-year gazetteer of tiger attacks--the longest running documentation of human-wildlife encounters for any region in the world. This record offers a unique perspective on the

Mammalogy

Mammalogy
  • Author : George A. Feldhamer,Lee C. Drickamer,Stephen H. Vessey,Joseph F. Merritt,Carey Krajewski
  • Publisher : JHU Press
  • Release Date : 2007-09-07
  • ISBN : 9780801886959
GET THIS BOOKMammalogy

The Class Mammalia is amazingly diverse, ranging from whales to marsupials to bats to primates. The more than 5,400 species occupy many habitats, with mammals present on all the continents. They are rare only on Antarctica and a few isolated islands. Mammals present a complex set of conservation and management issues. Some species have become more numerous with the rise of human populations, while others have been extirpated or nearly so—such as the Caribbean monk seal, the thylacine, the Chinese

Wildlife and Plants.

Wildlife and Plants.
  • Author : Marian Armstrong
  • Publisher : Marshall Cavendish
  • Release Date : 2007
  • ISBN : 0761477063
GET THIS BOOKWildlife and Plants.

Presents alphabetized profiles of more than five hundred animals, plants, microorganisms, habitats, and issues on scientific management and research, and includes a glossary and lists of further resources.

The Tiger and the Pangolin

The Tiger and the Pangolin
  • Author : Christopher Reed Coggins
  • Publisher : University of Hawaii Press
  • Release Date : 2002-09-30
  • ISBN : 0824825063
GET THIS BOOKThe Tiger and the Pangolin

This work examines historical perceptions of nature in China and the relationship between insider and outsider, state and village, top-down conservation policy and community autonomy.

The Mammals of the Southern African Sub-region

The Mammals of the Southern African Sub-region
  • Author : J. D. Skinner,Christian T. Chimimba
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2005-11-15
  • ISBN : 9780521844185
GET THIS BOOKThe Mammals of the Southern African Sub-region

The definitive reference covering mammals of the southern African subregion. Extensively revised and updated for this new edition.

Roly Poly Pangolin

Roly Poly Pangolin
  • Author : Anna Dewdney
  • Publisher : Viking Childrens Books
  • Release Date : 2010
  • ISBN : 0670011606
GET THIS BOOKRoly Poly Pangolin

Roly Poly, a pangolin, is shy and afraid of new things until he discovers that some new experiences are not bad at all. Includes facts about pangolins, an endangered species.

Solitaire

Solitaire
  • Author : Eluned Price
  • Publisher : Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust
  • Release Date : 1973
  • ISBN : 0987654321XXX
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Annual scientific publication from Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust.

Zoo and Wild Mammal Formulary

Zoo and Wild Mammal Formulary
  • Author : Alicia Hahn
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2019-06-10
  • ISBN : 9781119514893
GET THIS BOOKZoo and Wild Mammal Formulary

Zoo and Wild Mammal Formulary offers fast access to authoritative dosing information for drugs used in more than 35 zoo and wild mammal groups, including marsupials, bears, and elephants. Taking an easy-to-use tabular format, the book is organized by taxa, with drug doses sorted by type and alphabetically arranged in every chapter. Clear and comprehensive, the book offers dosages for all important drugs, including antibiotics, antifungals, anesthetics, analgesics, and more. Each dose is referenced with a journal or textbook source, including