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Wolf reintroduction to Scotland: public attitudes and consequences for red deer management.

Abstract:

Reintroductions are important tools for the conservation of individual species, but recently more attention has been paid to the restoration of ecosystem function, and to the importance of carrying out a full risk assessment prior to any reintroduction programme. In much of the Highlands of Scotland, wolves (Canis lupus) were eradicated by 1769, but there are currently proposals for them to be reintroduced. Their main wild prey if reintroduced would be red deer (Cervus elaphus). Red deer are ...

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10.1098/rspb.2006.0369

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Nilsen, EB More by this author
Milner-Gulland, EJ More by this author
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Journal:
Proceedings. Biological sciences / The Royal Society
Volume:
274
Issue:
1612
Pages:
995-1002
Publication date:
2007-04-05
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EISSN:
1471-2954
ISSN:
0962-8452
URN:
uuid:9a02dbf4-7759-4959-b763-84bb050b2778
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383140
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pubs:383140

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