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The ecology of dispersal in lions (Panthera leo)

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As ecosystems become increasingly fragmented, there has been a proliferation of research into fields such as resource use, movement ecology and habitat connectivity. To understand how species may adapt to threats associated with habitat fragmentation it is necessary to study these processes in dispersing individuals. However, this is seldom done. Dispersal is one of the most important life-history traits involved in species persistence and evolution, but the consequences of dispersal are d...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
Research group:
WildCRU
Oxford college:
Lady Margaret Hall
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MPLS
Department:
Zoology
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Supervisor
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
Role:
Supervisor
Publication date:
2014
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
Language:
English
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2015-07-29

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