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Carnivore

Known as: Carnivora, carnivores 
A diverse taxonomic order of placental mammals that includes bears, dogs, cats, and ferrets. Carnivora are primarily meat eaters, however bears are… Expand
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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
The conservation of large carnivores is a formidable challenge for biodiversity conservation. Using a data set on the past and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Canine parvovirus (CPV) is an emerging DNA virus that was first observed to cause disease in canines in 1978 and has since become… Expand
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
The goal of ecology is to understand interactions that determine the distribution and abundance of organisms. In principle… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
SummaryVariation in body size (weight) is examined across the order Carnivora in relation to taxonomy (phylogeny), latitude… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Understanding why some species are at high risk of extinction, while others remain relatively safe, is central to the development… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Degradation of coral reef ecosystems began centuries ago, but there is no global summary of the magnitude of change. We compiled… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Population density in plants and animals is thought to scale with size as a result of mass-related energy requirements. Variation… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The current extinction of many of Earth's large terrestrial carnivores has left some extant prey species lacking knowledge about… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Interspecific killing among mammalian carnivores is common in nature and accounts for up to 68% of known mortalities in some… Expand
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Highly Cited
1968
Highly Cited
1968
The development of the cerebral commissures, septal area, primordium hippocampi, septum pellucidum and cavum septi was followed… Expand
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