An Assessment of Abundance, Diet, and Cultural Significance of Mexican Gray Wolves in Arizona

Sarah E. Rinkevich
The University of Arizona
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Six chapters of Dissertation: (1) Historical and taxonomic review of gray wolves in Arizona, (2) Non-invasive genetic sampling to assess abundance of Mexican wolves on the Fort Apache Indian Reservation, (3) Genetic analysis of scats to identify prey remains in scats of Mexican wolves and two sympatric carnivores, (4) Cultural significance of ba'cho, ma'cho (wolf) to the western Apache in Arizona, (5) Traditional ecological knowledge, endangered species, and conservation biology: a review, and (6) Historical predator control efforts on gray wolves and other carnivores species in Arizona.
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University of Arizona

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