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Where do camels belong? : the story and science of invasive species / Ken Thompson.
Thompson, Ken, 1954-
Vancouver, British Columbia : Greystone Books, 2014.
vii, 262 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm
Where do camels belong? In the Arab world may seem the obvious answer, but they are relative newcomers there. They evolved in North America, retain their greatest diversity in South America, and the only remaining wild dromedaries are in Australia. This instructive and controversial book delivers unexpected answers.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction : where do camels belong? -- Species on the move -- A short history of nativeness -- First some bad news -- Guilty as charged? -- If it's nice, it must be native -- A short course in ecology -- Spotting the bad guys -- Out of control -- No going back -- Levelling the playing field -- Five myths about invasions -- Where do we go from here?
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Where do camels belong? [electronic resource] : the story and science of invasive species / Ken Thompson.