Boekbespreking: Handbuch Wolf. Verhalten, Biologie, Wanderrouten und Bestände
No place to hide: Limited forest cover hampers the availability of suitable habitat for lynx in the Netherlands
In Europe, centuries-long of overharvesting and hunting of large herbivores and carnivores has resulted in extinctions of large mammals, such as the lynx (Lynx lynx). With the expansion of lynx distributions via recolonisation and reintroduction programmes, it is possible that the lynx will again recolonise the Netherlands. This study identified the most important predictors for lynx habitat suitability in the Netherlands and areas in the Netherlands where the ecological requirements of the lynx are met.
The golden jackal (Canis aureus) is expanding its range towards Northern and Western Europe. In these parts of Europe, there is a lack of substantial knowledge about this animal’s ecology and habitat requirements. The aim of this study was to determine the potential location and numbers of territories in the Netherlands suitable for the golden jackal. This article uses a literature study to review the habitat requirements of the golden jackal.
One of my favourite natural history books is “Monster of God”, by David Quammen, subtitled “The Man-Eating Predator in the Jungles of History and the Mind”. It tells the story of man’s relationship with big, fierce animals, the ones that can kill and eat us. To illustrate his story, Quammen draws on four examples, three of them mammals (Romanian bears, Russian tigers and Indian lions). He describes the threats to these species, the conflicts that arise where humans and large predators live near one another and the efforts of conservationists.
Editorial / Redactioneel Lutra 61-2 2018
- NEM Verspreidingsonderzoek Bever en Otter
- NEM Meetnet Dagactieve Zoogdieren (konijn)
- NEM Meetnet Dagactieve Zoogdieren (BMP)
- NEM Meetnet Zoldertellingen Vleermuizen
- Ingezonden stuk: Sfeerverslag Zoldertellingen Regio De Kempen (NB)
- NEM Verspreidingsonderzoek Bunzing Boommarter
- NEM Meetnet Hazelmuis
- NEM Meetnet Wintertellingen Vleermuizen
- NEM Verspreidingsonderzoek Muizen
- NEM Meetnet Vleermuis Transecttellingen
- Ingezonden stuk: Monitoring bever Habitatrichtlijngebieden
Year(s) of the wolf: no doubt about it!
Bruine en zwarte ratten, een review van recente inzichten over oude exoten
Spatial ecology and prey choice of tagged feral cats on the island of Schiermonnikoog
Year of the serotine or year of the wolf?