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Komodo dragons : biology and conservation /
edited by James B. Murphy ... [et al.].
Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Institution Press, c2002.
xvii, 268 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
1588340732 (alk. paper), 9781588340733

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Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Institution Press, c2002.
1588340732 (alk. paper)
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 231-260).
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Table of Contents
Contributorsp. ix
Forewordp. xi
Prefacep. xiv
Acknowledgmentsp. xvii
Introduction: The Past to Nowp. 1
Biology, Ecology, and Evolutionp. 23
Population Distribution and Home Rangep. 42
Behavioral Complexity, Behavioral Development, and Playp. 78
Microbial Biology and Immunologyp. 118
Conservation and Management
Conservation Geneticsp. 129
Sex Determination and Its Role in Managementp. 165
Captive Management and Growthp. 178
Medical Managementp. 196
Conservation: In Situ and Ex Situ Contributionsp. 211
Referencesp. 231
Indexp. 261
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