Conservation Biology of Parasites

Conservation Biology of Parasites

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. A large proportion of living species on Earth live a parasitic way of life. Parasites have traditionally been seen as targets of eradication efforts, and they have often been overlooked in conservation efforts. In the case of parasites living in the wild - and thus harmless to humans and domesticated animals - this view is changing. A note published in 1990 pointed out that the captive breeding and reintroduction program to save the black-footed ferret would cause the loss of its specific parasites and demanded "equal rights for parasites!."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 159g
  • Culp Press
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6135830015
  • 9786135830019