Wild Otters: Predation and Populations (Hardcover)

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Wild Otters answers the need for an up-to-date, scientifically-oriented introduction to the Lutra lutra species. Based in part on the author's extensive field observations, the book provides a superb basis for active conservation management of a species faced with an increasingly hostile environment. Topics include social organization and behavior, food and foraging strategies, ecological information on their main prey fish, problems of energetics and thermo-insulation, population structure, mortality and reproduction, and the impact of humans. Packed with illustrations and photographs, Wild Otters is perfect for students and researchers in ecology, conservation, zoology, and animal behavior.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780198540700
ISBN-10: 0198540701
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication Date: April 6th, 1995
Pages: 304
Language: English