Is the wild rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) a threatened species in spain? Sociological constraints in the conservation of species

@article{Virgs2006IsTW,
  title={Is the wild rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) a threatened species in spain? Sociological constraints in the conservation of species},
  author={Em{\'i}lio Virg{\'o}s and Sara Cabezas-D{\'i}az and Jorge Alberto Fox Lozano},
  journal={Biodiversity and Conservation},
  year={2006},
  volume={16},
  pages={3489-3504}
}
The Wild rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) is an endemic species of the Iberian Peninsula and is essential for the conservation of endangered predators. Rabbits are also of high importance as a hunting species. From 1988, rabbits suffered the severe effects of rabbit hemorrhagic disease, which caused large declines in most populations. Despite this fact, the National Red Data Lists continued to classify rabbits as a “Least Concern” species. We used available hunting bag data from 1973 to 2002 to… CONTINUE READING
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