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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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Review
2014
Review
2014
Background The largest terrestrial species in the order Carnivora are wide-ranging and rare because of their positions at the top… Expand
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
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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Highly Cited
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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Review
2004
Review
2004
SUMMARY Echinococcosis in humans is a zoonotic infection caused by larval stages (metacestodes) of cestode species of the genus… 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
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
Review
2000
Review
2000
We present a quantitative synthesis of trophic cascades in terrestrial systems using data from 41 studies, reporting 60… Expand
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
Review
1999
Review
1999
Species in the mammalian order Carnivora exhibit a huge diversity of life histories with body sizes spanning more than three… Expand
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