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Moreira, José Roberto

Capybara

Moreira, José Roberto - Capybara, ebook

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Table of contents

Part I. Biology, Ecology and Evolution

1. Taxonomy, Natural History and Distribution of the Capybara
José Roberto Moreira, Martin R. Alvarez, Teresa Tarifa, Víctor Pacheco, Andrew Taber, Diego G. Tirira, Emilio A. Herrera, Katia Maria P. M. B. Ferraz, Juanita Aldana-Domínguez, David W. Macdonald

2. Paleontology, Evolution and Systematics of Capybara
María Guiomar Vucetich, Cecilia M. Deschamps, María E. Pérez

3. Phylogenetics of Caviomorph Rodents and Genetic Perspectives on the Evolution of Sociality and Mating Systems in the Caviidae
Rodney L. Honeycutt

4. Foraging Strategies and Feeding Habits of Capybaras
Guillermo R. Barreto, Rúben D. Quintana

5. Capybara Digestive Adaptations
Emilio A. Herrera

6. Reproductive Morphology and Physiology of the Male Capybara
Tarcízio A. R. Paula, Nicholas J. Walker

7. Morphology and Reproductive Physiology of Female Capybaras
Maria Angélica Miglino, Tatiana Carlesso Santos, Claudia Kanashiro, Rosa Helena Santos Ferraz

8. Capybara Demographic Traits
José Roberto Moreira, Helga Wiederhecker, Katia Maria P. M. B. Ferraz, Juanita Aldana-Domínguez, Luciano M. Verdade, David W. Macdonald

9. Diseases of Capybara
Gerardo Rubén Cueto

10. Capybara Scent Glands and Scent-Marking Behavior
David W. Macdonald, Emilio A. Herrera

11. Capybara Social Behavior and Use of Space: Patterns and Processes
Emilio A. Herrera

Part II. Production

12. Products and Uses of Capybaras
Max S. Pinheiro, José Roberto Moreira

13. Confined and Semi-confined Production Systems for Capybaras
Sérgio L. G. Nogueira-Filho, Max S. Pinheiro, Selene S. C. Nogueira

14. Social and Spatial Relationships of Capybaras in a Semi-confined Production System
Katia Maria P. M. B. Ferraz, Patrícia Izar, Takechi Sato, Sílvia M. Nishida

15. Feeds and Nutrition of Farmed Capybaras
Alcester Mendes, Sérgio L. G. Nogueira-Filho

16. The Impact of Management Practices on Female Capybara Reproductive Parameters in Captivity
Sérgio L. G. Nogueira-Filho, Selene S. C. Nogueira

17. The Sustainable Management of Capybaras
José Roberto Moreira, Luciano M. Verdade, Katia Maria P. M. B. Ferraz, David W. Macdonald

Part III. Conservation

18. Capybaras as a Source of Protein: Utilization and Management in Venezuela
Emilio A. Herrera, Guillermo R. Barreto

19. Conservation and Use of the Capybara and the Lesser Capybara in Colombia
Juanita Aldana-Domínguez, Maria Isabel Vieira-Muñoz, Patricia Bejarano

20. Capybara Production in Brazil: Captive Breeding or Sustainable Management?
José Roberto Moreira, Max S. Pinheiro

21. Use of Capybaras in Argentina
Rubén D. Quintana, María Luisa Bolkovic

22. Counting Capybaras
Luciano M. Verdade, José Roberto Moreira, Katia Maria P. M. B. Ferraz

23. Brazilian Spotted Fever: The Role of Capybaras
Marcelo B. Labruna

24. The Capybara Paradigm: From Sociality to Sustainability
David W. Macdonald, Emilio A. Herrera, Katia Maria P. M. B. Ferraz, José Roberto Moreira

Keywords: Life Sciences, Conservation Biology/Ecology, Animal Ecology, Fish & Wildlife Biology & Management

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Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2013
Language
en
Edition
2013
Page amount
436 pages
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781461440000

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