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The European Rabbit: History and Biology of a Successful Colonizer

Edited By: HV Thompson and CM King

245 pages, 5 b/w photos, 100 line figs

Oxford University Press

Hardback | Feb 1994 | #28684 | ISBN: 0198576110
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About this book

Describes the origins, evolution and taxonomy of the rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) and its natural and assisted spread. Drawing on long-term studies in Britain, Europe, Australia and New Zealand, it covers reproduction, population dynamics and control operations, plus a comprehensive review of myxolatosis.


Contents

Introduction; 1. Taxonomy and origins; 2. World distribution; 3. The rabbit in continental Europe; 4. The rabbit in Britain; 5. The rabbit in Australia; 6. The rabbit in New Zealand; 7. Myxomatosis; Index


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