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The Gnu's World: Serengeti Wildebeest Ecology and Life History

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This is the first scholarly book on the antelope that dominates the savanna ecosystems of eastern and southern Africa. It presents a synthesis of research conducted over a span of fifty years, mainly on the wildebeest in the Ngorongoro and Serengeti ecosystems, where eighty percent of the world’s wildebeest population lives. Wildebeest and other grazing mammals drive the e ...more
Paperback, 368 pages
Published April 12th 2014 by University of California Press (first published January 1st 2014)
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Sohail
Dec 14, 2018 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is an informative book with some very interesting facts that I could not have found in general books or documentaries. It was a great help with my research.

Unfortunately, inconsistency diminishes its values. One moment you are reading the outline of a very interesting and important research about the wildebeest but the scant amount of information keeps you asking for more than a mere summary, whereas several pages later you are reading needlessly detailed information about a boring and unim
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Jeannette
Jan 12, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Excellent. Informative. And, unusually delightfully written book. Field workers all too often plod through their observations but Estes has corralled a whole lot of insights that richly portray the world of wildebeest while giving great gallops through the Serengeti landscape. Loved it.
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