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n African Zoology - Historical Incidence of the Larger Land Mammals in the Broader Eastern Cape, C.J. Skead; A.F. Boshoff, G.I.H Kerley and P.H. Lloyd (Eds.) : book review

Volume 43, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1562-7020
  • E-ISSN: 2224-073X
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Abstract

The second edition of the voluminous (1121 pp) , by Jack Skead, written in the 1970s, but published in 1987, is now presented in a concise (570 pp), more attractive format, interspersed with appropriate historical photographs. The review consolidates the original 11 chapters into a more streamlined eight chapters constituting a historical review by geographical area (referred to as sectors), followed by detailed species accounts, abundance and movements of game animals, human influence, interesting gaps in mammalian distribution patterns, trends in mammalian species status and, finally, species anomalies (black leopards and the Cape lion).

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2008-10-01
2019-09-16

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