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Chance for Lasting Survival Ecology and Behavior of Wild Giant Pandas

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ISBN-10: 1935623176

ISBN-13: 9781935623175

Edition: 2014

Authors: William J. Mcshea, Richard B. Harris, David Garshelis, Wang Dajun, Pan Wenshi

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From 1984 through 1995 a small band of ecologists led by Pan Wenshi from Peking University conducted a study of wild giant pandas in the Qinling Mountains of Shanxi Province. This project was the first Chinese-led conservation project in China and was conducted during a significant transition period in Chinese history, as the country opened its society and science to the world. The project focused on behavioral observation of wild giant pandas, but evolved to include physiology, nutrition, ecology, land-use policy, and population biology as the staff became more aware that the issues with captive pandas (assisted reproduction, unusual diet, and genetic inbreeding) were not the most critical…    
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Book details

List price: $46.00
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press
Publication date: 3/4/2014
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 460
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.486
Language: English