By Joseph A. Chapman, John E. C. Flux (auth.), Professor Dr. Paulo C. Alves, Professor Dr. Nuno Ferrand, Professor Dr. Klaus Hackländer (eds.)
Lagomorphs are a mammalian order along with rabbits, hares and pikas. they're allotted through the global and are of either clinical and public curiosity as they're labeled among endangered and pest species. furthermore, a few have a excessive financial price as very important video game species. within the previous couple of many years, an incredible volume of knowledge was once made to be had to the medical neighborhood and ended in impressive advances on all facets of Lagomorph biology. despite the fact that, this knowledge is dispersed in a number of clinical and non-scientific journals. This e-book offers an up to date synthesis of the present wisdom on Lagomorph biology.
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De Grossi Mazzorin, personal communication) or, at least, to the Bronze Age for the site of Mursia on the island of Pantelleria, in the Sicilian Channel (Italy) (Wilkens 1987). Rabbits were probably not imported onto the Eastern Mediterranean islands before the end of the Classical period and/or the beginning of the Middle Ages. This can be also observed in the lack of toponyms in the Eastern Mediterranean basin. Among the other elements supporting the theory of a recent historical introduction of the rabbit onto the latter territories, we can consider the fact that Turkish people still refer to the species as the ada tavscan (“hare of the islands”).
Lagomorph Biology: Evolution, Ecology, and Conservation by Joseph A. Chapman, John E. C. Flux (auth.), Professor Dr. Paulo C. Alves, Professor Dr. Nuno Ferrand, Professor Dr. Klaus Hackländer (eds.)