Item description for Kalahari Hyenas : Comparative Behavioral Ecology of Two Species by M. G. L. Mills...
This fascinating book, originally published in 1990 and now available again from The Blackburn Press, focuses on a comparison of the feeding ecology and social systems of the brown and spotted hyenas.
Set in the semi-arid region of the Kalahari, the book examines roles and interactions of the two species in this finely balanced ecosystem and highlights the factors and mechanisms responsible for regulating the populations. The hyenas' interactions with other large carnivores are also explored and this too offers novel insights as to their natural behavior.
Extracts from the author's field notes form a fascinating feature of the text and convey all the thrill and anticipation of observing these remarkable animals in their own habitat.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.7" Width: 5.9" Height: 0.8" Weight: 0.9 lbs.
Publisher The Blackburn Press
ISBN 1930665830 ISBN13 9781930665835
Availability 76 units. Availability accurate as of Jan 17, 2017 10:32.
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More About M. G. L. Mills
Mills (Gus) is a specialist scientist with the National Parks Board and head of the Carnivore Conservation Group of the Endangered Wildlife Trust, and is based in Kruger Nataional Park.