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Beneath the umbrella: conservation out of the limelight

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The concluding chapter of this book poses the question: what is special about the musteloids in the context of promoting their conservation. Ranking species on their public appeal, most musteloids score relatively poorly as ambassadors, or flagships, for conservation compared with, for example, big cats. There are individual exceptions (many of the otters, for example, and the endangered ‘celebrity’ species, such as black-footed ferrets or red pandas), and som...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-0607-9373
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-9284-6526
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
Role:
Author

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
Role:
Editor
ORCID:
0000-0003-0607-9373
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Continuing Education
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
Role:
Editor
ORCID:
0000-0002-9284-6526
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
Role:
Editor
Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Series:
Biology and Conservation of Musteloids
Host title:
Biology and Conservation of Musteloids
Publication date:
2017-10-19
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742586
ISBN:
9780198759812
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2019-10-01

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