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Cheetahs of the Serengeti Plains Group Living in an Asocial Species

By: TM Caro
478 pages, 34 black/white photos, 102 line illus, 90 tabs
Cheetahs of the Serengeti Plains
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A detailed account of cheetah social behaviour and ecology, based on a decade of field research. Compared to other large cats, cheetahs have an unusual breeding system; some live in groups (like lions) whilst others are solitary (like tigers). In this work, the author seeks to answer many questions on the causes of social behaviour, through observations on the costs and benefits of group living. Drawing comparisons with other cat species, he produces many surprising findings, and offers new perspectives on conservation efforts. An important work on a beautiful and endangered species.


Contents 1 Grouping and Cooperative Hunting 2 Serengeti, and the Taxonomy and Natural History of Cheetahs 3 Sampling Methods and Techniques 4 Female Reproduction and Cub Mortality 5 Costs of Family Life for Mothers 6 Benefits of Family Life for Cubs 7 Hunting and Grouping in Adolescence 8 The Mating System 9 Territoriality and Male Group Size 10 Foraging Success and Cooperative Hunting in Male Groups 11 The Behavior of Males in Coalitions 12 Evolution and Ecology of Cheetahs 13 Conservation of Cheetahs in the Wild and in Captivity

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By: TM Caro
478 pages, 34 black/white photos, 102 line illus, 90 tabs
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