Tigers of the World Book
Score: 5
From 2 Ratings

Tigers of the World


  • Author : Ronald Tilson
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2009-11-30
  • Genre: Nature
  • Pages : 552
  • ISBN 10 : 0080947514
  • Total Read : 92
  • File Size : 20,5 Mb

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Tigers of the World Summary:

The second edition of Tigers of the World explores tiger biology, ecology, conservation, management, and the science and technology that make this possible. In 1988, when the first edition was published, tiger conservation was still in its infancy, and two decades later there has been a revolution not only in what is known, but how information about tigers is obtained and disseminated. In the fast changing world of conservation, there is a great need to summarize the vast and current state-of-the-art, to put this into historical perspective, and to speculate in what yet remains to be done. Tigers of the World, 2e fulfills this need by bringing together in a unique way the world’s leading tiger experts into one volume. Despite the challenges ahead, there are bright spots in this story and lessons aplenty not only for tiger specialists but large carnivore specialists, conservation biologists, wildlife managers, natural resource policymakers, and most importantly the caring public. *Examines the past twenty years of research from the world’s leading tiger experts on biology, politics, and conservation. *Describes latest methods used to disseminate and obtain information needed for conservation and care of this species. *Includes coverage on genetics and ecology, policy, poaching and trade, captive breeding and farming, and the status of Asia’s last wild tigers. *Excellent resource for grad courses in conservation biology, wildlife management, and veterinary programs. *New volume continues the classic Noyes Series in Animal Behavior, Ecology, Conservation and Management.

Tigers of the World Book

Tigers of the World


  • Author : Ronald Tilson
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release Date : 1989-01-14
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 540
  • ISBN 10 : 0815511337
  • Total Read : 81
  • File Size : 13,7 Mb

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Tigers of the World Summary:

In the last 50 years the tiger population in Asia has plummeted from 100,000 to about 5,000. The number of tigers is dangerously low, and the conservation of the world's remaining tigers is of global concern. Now, in this volume, 40 world authorities on tigers from Asia, Europe, and North America have summarized and identified the management, conservation, and research needs for this endangered species. A new disciplineùconservation biologyùis emerging and this book is an early contribution. It spans and unites theory, laboratory, and field studies with management practices of both the wild and captive populations. The book is based on the international symposium held in Minnesota, discusses the tiger's systematics and taxonomy, its status both in the wild and captivity, reproductive biology, and management and conservation strategies. In addition, an entire section is devoted to a discussion of the white tiger. The tigers of Indonesia, Nepal, Siberia, and China, as well as captive tigers are discussed. Finally, the information in this book places real numbers on the remaining tiger populations, their habitat that is protected, and probabilities of these populations surviving an extinction.

Tigers Forever Book

Tigers Forever


  • Author : Steve Winter
  • Publisher : National Geographic Books
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Genre: Nature
  • Pages : 228
  • ISBN 10 : 9781426212406
  • Total Read : 84
  • File Size : 9,5 Mb

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Tigers Forever Summary:

A National Geographic photographer embarks on a one-man mission to address the plight of the tiger before it's too late.

Wild Cats of the World Book
Score: 4
From 4 Ratings

Wild Cats of the World


  • Author : Mel Sunquist
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 2017-05-15
  • Genre: Pets
  • Pages : 462
  • ISBN 10 : 9780226518237
  • Total Read : 87
  • File Size : 18,5 Mb

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Wild Cats of the World Summary:

Did you know that European royalty once used cheetahs to hunt deer, or that caracals can capture birds by leaping six and a half feet straight up into the air from a standing start? Have you ever wondered whether domestic cats really do land on their feet when they fall, or how Canada lynx can stalk their prey in the winter without falling through the deep snow? Wild Cats of the World is a treasure trove of answers to questions like these, and many others, for anyone who's interested in learning more about the world's felids, including the ones with whom we share our homes. Mel and Fiona Sunquist have spent more than a decade gathering information about cats from every available source, many of them quite difficult to find, including scientific papers, descriptions of hunts, archeological findings, observations by naturalists and travelers, reports from government agencies, and newsletters from a wide variety of organizations. Weaving information from these sources together with their own experiences observing wild cats around the world, the Sunquists have created the most comprehensive reference on felids available. Each of their accounts of the 36 species of cat contains a description of the cat, including human interactions with it, as well as detailed data on its distribution, ecology and behavior, status in the wild, and efforts to conserve it. Numerous photographs, including more than 40 in full color, illustrate these accounts. Ranging from the two-pound black-footed cat to the five-hundred-pound tiger, and from the African serval with its satellite-dish ears to the web-footed fishing cat of Asia, Wild Cats of the World will fascinate and educate felid fans of any stripe (or spot).

Tigers in Red Weather Book
Score: 3.5
From 38 Ratings

Tigers in Red Weather


  • Author : Liza Klaussmann
  • Publisher : Bond Street Books
  • Release Date : 2012-07-17
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 488
  • ISBN 10 : 9780385677493
  • Total Read : 67
  • File Size : 17,8 Mb

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Tigers in Red Weather Summary:

Summer seemed to arrive at that moment, with its mysterious mixture of salt, cold flesh and fuel. Nick and her cousin, Helena, have grown up sharing sultry summer heat, sunbleached boat docks, and midnight gin parties on Martha's Vineyard in a glorious old family estate known as Tiger House. In the days following the end of the Second World War, the world seems to offer itself up, and the two women are on the cusp of their 'real lives': Helena is off to Hollywood and a new marriage, while Nick is heading for a reunion with her own young husband, Hughes, about to return from the war. Soon the gilt begins to crack. Helena's husband is not the man he seemed to be, and Hughes has returned from the war distant, his inner light curtained over. On the brink of the 1960s, back at Tiger House, Nick and Helena--with their children, Daisy and Ed--try to recapture that sense of possibility. But when Daisy and Ed discover the victim of a brutal murder, the intrusion of violence causes everything to unravel. The members of the family spin out of their prescribed orbits, secrets come to light, and nothing about their lives will ever be the same. Brilliantly told from five points of view, with a magical elegance and suspenseful dark longing, Tigers in Red Weather is an unforgettable debut novel from a writer of extraordinary insight and accomplishment.

Tigers in the Snow Book
Score: 4
From 2 Ratings

Tigers in the Snow


  • Author : Peter Matthiessen
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2008-06-05
  • Genre: Nature
  • Pages : 185
  • ISBN 10 : 143529615X
  • Total Read : 67
  • File Size : 13,9 Mb

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Tigers in the Snow Summary:

A study of the endangered Siberian tiger describes the big cat's role in its environment and the joint efforts of Russian researchers and U.S. wildlife biologists to preserve the endangered animal.

Tigers in Danger Book

Tigers in Danger


  • Author : Michael Portman
  • Publisher : Gareth Stevens Publishing LLLP
  • Release Date : 2011-08-01
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 26
  • ISBN 10 : 9781433958106
  • Total Read : 80
  • File Size : 10,8 Mb

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Tigers in Danger Summary:

Presents general information about different subspecies of tigers, the dangers they face that threaten their survival as a species, and the work that is done to protect them.

Tigers Book

Tigers


  • Author : Ann Squire
  • Publisher : Childrens Press
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 52
  • ISBN 10 : 0516227963
  • Total Read : 70
  • File Size : 20,6 Mb

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Tigers Summary:

Discusses the physical characteristics, behavior, and efforts to save the tiger.