Tuesday, 8 July 2014

Translocation digest: October 2013


Reintroduced Gorillas Going StrongDigitalJournal.com
The Aspinall Foundation's reintroduction of western lowland gorillas to areas of Africa where they have been hunted to extinction appears to be working, ...

10 gazelles reintroduced from Azerbaijan to GeorgiaNews.Az
Reintroduction of gazelles from Azerbaijan to Georgia as part of the project of IDEA campaign “Reintroduction of gazelles on their historical habitat in the ...
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Wild horse reintroduction project updateUB Post
Mongolia has been implementing the “Project on Re-Acclimatizing the Wild Horse” in Mongolia with the government of the Czech Republic and Prague Zoo ...
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Researchers see comeback for Europe's rare animalsLas Vegas Sun
... to the study, which found that protecting habitats, restricting hunting, reducing pollution and the careful reintroduction were key to the species' survival.
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Group questions need for wild bisonGreat Falls Tribune
A few spoke in favor of bison reintroduction. “Why do we need wild bison?” said Jo Schipman, who argued there is no way to contain the animals. “It's never ...
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Salmon reintroduced to Czech rivers after 50-year absence due to ...NBCNews.com (blog)
Members of Czech Fishing Union and Bohemian Switzerland National Park release salmon every year to Kamenice River as part of thereintroduction program ...
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Ferret release akin to herding catsSeattle Post Intelligencer
The Arizona Game and Fish Department, with the cooperation of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, released 34 black-footed ferrets at a reintroduction site in ...
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Banff prepares for return of bisonVancouver Sun
The reintroduction - which draws on Parks Canada's long record of managing bison in national parks such as Elk Island, Wood Buffalo and Grasslands - won't ...
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Bradley, D. W., Molles, L. E. and Waas, J. R. (2014), Post-translocation assortative pairing and social implications for the conservation of an endangered songbird. Animal Conservation, 17: 197–203. doi: 10.1111/acv.12083

Guisan A. et al (2013). Predicting species distributions for conservation decisions. Ecology Letters 16: 1424–1435. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/ele.12189/abstract

Olson, Z. H., Whittaker, D. G. and Rhodes, O. E. (2013), Translocation history and genetic diversity in reintroduced bighorn sheep. The Journal of Wildlife Management, 77: 1553–1563. doi: 10.1002/jwmg.624

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