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- Wagner, R. Steven, et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Journal of heredity 2006 v.97 no.6 pp. 561-570
- coniferous forests; cytochrome b; endangered species; gene flow; genetic techniques and protocols; genetic variation; phylogeography; rivers; salamanders and newts; California; Oregon
- ... The Southern torrent salamander (Rhyacotriton variegatus) was recently found not warranted for listing under the US Endangered Species Act due to lack of information regarding population fragmentation and gene flow. Found in small-order streams associated with late-successional coniferous forests of the US Pacific Northwest, threats to their persistence include disturbance related to timber harves ...
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- Anthrozoös 2006 v.19 no.2 pp. 158-168
- Macaca; adults; aggression; anthropogenic activities; ecotourism; habituation; human behavior; human-animal relations; humans; juveniles; monkeys; tourists; wildlife
- ... Ecotourism is a growing sector of the tourism industry, but few studies to date have quantified its impacts on local people, tourists and wildlife. We present a preliminary study on threat and affiliative behaviors of two groups of free-ranging Tibetan macaques (Macaca thibetana) as a function of habituation and tourist presence. Data indicate that the less habituated group spent less time within ...