Behavioral Indicators for Conserving Mammal Diversity

  title={Behavioral Indicators for Conserving Mammal Diversity},
  author={Douglas W. Morris and Burt P. Kotler and J. Brown and V. Sundararaj and S. Ale},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  • Douglas W. Morris, Burt P. Kotler, +2 authors S. Ale
  • Published 2009
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
  • Mammals are threatened with population decline and extinction. Numerous species require immediate conservation intervention. But our ability to identify species on the brink of decline, and to intervene successfully, depends on developing reliable leading indicators of population, community, and environmental change. Classic approaches, such as population and life history assessment, as well as indicator species, trail environmental change. Adaptive behaviors honed by natural selection to… CONTINUE READING
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