publication . Doctoral thesis . 2006

Large herbivores in space: Resource partitioning among savanna grazers in a heterogeneous environment

Cromsigt, Joris Petrus Gerardus Marinus;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2006
  • Publisher: s.n.
Abstract
Large mammalian grazers are among the most conspicuous species groups of the animal kingdom. The richest assemblages of large grazers can be found on the African continent. Diverse large grazer assemblages and the grazing systems they live in have been ascribed great socio-economic as well as ecological value. The impact of wild large grazers on humans has been enormous throughout the evolutionary history of mankind. Domesticated grazers have taken over most of the socio-economic role of their wild counterparts in industrialized societies but in many African countries, where domesticated animals were introduced relatively late, the socio-economic impact of wild ...
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free text keywords: Proefschriften (vorm), verspreiding, Herbivoren, Foerageren, Geografische, Mammalia, 42.95 natuurbescherming
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