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Snow Leopards in Xinjiang [Chinese]

By: Ma Ming (Author), Xu Feng (Author), Cheng Yun (Author)

588 pages, b/w photos, b/w illustrations, b/w maps, tables

Science Press

Paperback | Feb 2013 | #205331 | ISBN-13: 9787030367235
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About this book

Language: Chinese, with bilingual table of contents in English and Chinese

Snow Leopards in Xinjiang looking at the history and biology of snow leopards, including distribution, conservation, and evolution. Also included are chapters finding snow leopards and snow leopards in zoos.


Contents

Preface

Chapter 1 Records of snow leopards in ancient books
Chapter 2 The big cats family – A brief history of evolution
Chapter 3 How to search for snow leopards
Chapter 4 Field survey notes
Chapter 5 Distribution and population (including geographic subspecies discussion)
Chapter 6 Biological characteristics – research and discovery
Chapter 7 Management and conservation (threats to snow leopards)
Chapter 8 Snow leopards in the zoos
Chapter 9 Nature reserves in Xinjiang
Chapter 10 Country by country case stories

Appendix 1 Review of the international conferences on snow leopards (1978-2008)
Appendix 2 The experts we are familiar with in China and abroad|
Appendix 3 Literature analysis of recent sixty years (1950-2010)
Appendix 4 Memorabilia (1776—2012)
Appendix 5 One hundred questions about snow leopard

Index
Afterword


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