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American alligator

Kelby Ouchley

American alligator

ancient predator in the modern world

by Kelby Ouchley

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Written in English

  • Alligators,
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  • About the Edition

    A natural history of the American alligator. Having survived since the Mesozoic era, alligators teetered on the brink of extinction in the 1960s. Protected by legislative intervention, today"s populations are closed monitored throughout their range. Ouchley examines the lessons we have learned about urban development and energy production, and how they can still threaten the alligator and its southern wetland habitat.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages [111]-132) and index.

    StatementKelby Ouchley
    ContributionsRansom, Burg, photographer
    LC ClassificationsQL666.C925 O93 2013
    The Physical Object
    Pagination138 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
    Number of Pages138
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27154330M
    ISBN 10081304913X
    ISBN 109780813049137
    LC Control Number2013020092

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Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. American alligators once faced extinction. The United States Fish and Wildlife Service placed them on the endangered species list in Fortunately, the legal protection worked. Just 20 years later, American alligators were taken off the list.

Brought back from the brink of. Conservation of the American alligator is one of the twentieth century’s environmental success stories. As late as the s, this keystone species, which had often been hunted for its hides and meat, seemed destined to disappear, but preserving habitats, restricting hunting to permit seasons, and raising alligators commercially for the purse and shoe trade has since allowed the predator to /5(6).

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1 American Alligator Alligator mississippiensis Ruth M. Elsey1 and Allan R. Woodward2 1Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Department, Grand Chenier Highway, Grand Chenier, LAUSA ([email protected]) 2Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, SW Williston Road, Gainesville, FLUSA ([email protected]) Common Names: American alligator, gator.

From prehistoric relatives to post-endangered status, Ouchley provides a comprehensive review of the alligator, an iconic southern l K. Steinberg, author of Stalking the Ghost Bird The conservation of the American alligator is one of historys best examples of the sustainable-use model for wildlife conservation.4/5.

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