Resources

Books

Caro, Tim, ed. Behavioral Ecology and Conservation Biology. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998.

Carr, Archie. Ulendo: Travels of a Naturalist In and Out of Africa. New York: Knopf, 1974.

Ehrlich, Paul. Human Natures: Genes, Cultures, and the Human Prospect. New York: Penguin Books, 2002.

Gosling, L. Morris, and William J. Sutherland, eds. Behaviour and Conservation. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000.

Hunter, M. L., and A. Sulzer. Fundamentals of Conservation Biology. Oxford, UK: Blackwell Science, Inc., 2001.

Kleiman, Devra G., and Anthony B. Rylands, eds. Lion Tamarins: Biology and Conservation. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 2002.

Leopold, Aldo. A Sand County Almanac. Reissue ed., New York: Ballantine Books, 1990.

Meffe, G. K., and C. R. Carroll. Principles of Conservation Biology. Sunderland, MA: Sinauer Associates, Inc., 1997.

Primack, Richard B. Essentials of Conservation Biology. 3rd ed. Sunderland, Massachusetts: Sinauer Associates, 2002.

Wilson, Edward O. The Diversity of Life. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1992.

Periodicals

Daszak, P., et al. "Anthropogenic Environmental Change and the Emergence of Infectious Diseases in Wildlife." Acta Tropica 78 (2001): 103-116.

Fischer, J., and D. B. Lindemayer. "An Assessment of the Published Results of Animal Relocations." Biological Conservation 96 (2000): 1-11.

Lindburg, D. G., et al. "Hormonal and Behavioral

Relationships During Estrus in the Giant Panda." Zoo Biology 20 (2001): 537-543.

McShane, Thomas O. "The Devil in the Detail of Biodiversity Conservation." Conservation Biology 17 (2003): 1-3.

Myers, N., et al. "Biodiversity Hotspots for Conservation Priorities." Nature 403 (2000): 853.

Peng, Jianjun, et al. "Status and Conservation of the Giant Panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca): A Review." Folia Zoologica 50 (2001): 81-88.

Rosser, Alison M., and Sue A. Mainka. "Overexploitation and Species Extinction." Conservation Biology 16 (2002): 584-586.

Organizations

Conservation International. 1919 M Street NW, Ste. 600, Washington, DC 20036. Phone: (202) 912-1000. Web site: <http://www.conservation.org>.

IUCN—The World Conservation Union. Rue Mauverney 28, Gland, 1196 Switzerland. Phone: ++41(22) 999-0000. Fax: ++41(22) 999-0002. E-mail: mail@iucn.org Web site: <http://www.iucn.org/>.

Wildlife Conservation Society. 2300 Southern Blvd., Bronx, NY 10460. Phone: (718) 220-5100. Web site: <http://wcs.org>.

World Wildlife Fund. 1250 24th Street N.W., Washington, DC 20037-1193 USA. Phone: (202) 293-4800. Fax: (202) 293-9211. Web site: <http://www.panda.org/>.

Kimberley A. Phillips, PhD Clarence L. Abercrombie, PhD

Class Mammalia Order Monotremata Number of genera, species

3 genera; 3 species

Photo: A short-beaked echidna (Tachyglossus ac-uleatus), pair in Queensland, Australia. (Photo by J & D Bartlett. Bruce Coleman, Inc. Reproduced by permission.)

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