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Pedigrees and the study of the wild horse population of assateague island national seashore

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Recently, a number of papers have addressed the use of pedigrees in the study of wild populations, highlighting the value of pedigrees in conservation management. We used pedigrees to study the horses (Equus caballus) of Assateague Island National Seashore, Maryland, USA, one of a small number of free-ranging animal populations that have been the subject of long-term studies. This population grew from 28 in 1968 to 175 in 2001, causing negative impacts on the island ecosystem. To minimize the...

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10.2193/2009-231

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University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
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Author
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Journal of Wildlife Management More from this journal
Volume:
74
Issue:
5
Pages:
963-973
Publication date:
2010-07-01
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EISSN:
1937-2817
ISSN:
0022-541X
Language:
English
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pubs:383214
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uuid:226f3009-b64c-4637-bc3f-968f3eee90cc
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pubs:383214
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383214
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2013-11-16

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