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Information resources on tigers, Panthera tigris : natural history, ecology, conservation, biology, and captive care


Author:
Jean A. Larson and Animal Welfare Information Center (U.S.)
Source:
USDA
Year:
2006
Subject:
Tigers, Ecology, Conservation, Panthera tigris, wildlife management, natural resource management, animal physiology, animal diseases, natural history, conservation programs, zoo animals, germplasm conservation, Panthera tigris tigris, Panthera tigris corbetti, Panthera tigris altaica, Panthera tigris amoyensis, and Bibliography
Abstract:
This information resource contains the following sections: an introduction about tigers--Panthera tigris including the still living and recently extinct subspecies of the species, a bibliography of scientific articles (1992-2005), and some websites that may be of interest to the reader. Tigers in the wild and in captive situations are included. The general topics covered in the document include: taxonomy, biogeography, conservation, population studies, tiger reserves, genetics and genetic diversity, the role of tigers in human cultures and religions, trade in tiger skins and body parts, tissue identification, protective laws, physiology, anatomy, reproduction, diseases, abnormality, and veterinary care.
Format:
1 electronic resource (90 pages)
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, National Agricultural Library, Animal Welfare Information Center
Series:
AWIC resource series
Collection:
NAL Information Centers Collection
Permanent URL:
https://handle.nal.usda.gov/10113/7057175