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The role of termites in the ecology of Tsavo National Park, Kenya

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Tsavo National Park lies in an area of very dry country in South Eastern Kenya. Elephants live there in large numbers and in the early 2 1970's, they had a mean population density of about 1 km-2 . They have inflicted widespread destruction on the woodlands which originally covered the Park, leading to a complete change in the appearance of the habitat. This caused considerable anxiety about the future of the Park and all its animal populations so research was begun to try to e...

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University of Oxford
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Dept. of Zoology
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Publication date:
1979
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DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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603840108
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English
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