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Date of this Version

October 1999


Legislative News: Senate Kills Anti-Trapping Measure
Washington Stalls Anti-Trap Bills
Raccoon Roundworm Brochure Available
NWRC Biologist George Matschke Retires
Problem Mexican Gray Wolves Being Relocated
Chipmunk Found Rabid
Rock Star Scares Birds --"What the birds really hate is Tina Turner."
Rat Travels Business Class
What's Killing Colorado Deer?

Abstracts from the 2nd International Wildlife Management Congress, Hungary

History and Present Status of the European Beaver (Castor fiber) in Poland, with Implications for Beaver Management Programs -- A. Czech, Institute of Environmental Biology, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland
Assessment of Elephant Damage and Mitigation Options in Amboseli Basin, Kenya -- E.E. Esikuri* and D.F. Stauffer, *Environment Department, The World Bank, Washington, B.C.
Wolf Movements and Home Ranges in the Slovak Carpathians -- S. Findo*, P. Paquet, G. Bloch, R. Chovancova, and P. Krizan, *Forest Research Institute, Zvolen, Slovakia
Identifying Individual Pumas from Tracks -- E.L. Fitzhugh*, R.C. Lewison, and S.P. Galentine, *Cooperative Extension, Wildlife Fish & Conservation Biology, University of California, Davis, CA
Nuisance Wildlife Control Laws, Policies, and Practices -- J.M. Hodidian*. M.R. Childs, R.H. Schmidt, L. J. Simon, andA.W. Church, The Humane Society of the U.S., Washington, D.C.
Of Large Carnivores and Men—Two Different Realities: Rural Societies and Tigers in the Sariska Tiger Reserve (Rajasthan, India); Rural Societies and Wolves in the Montesinho Natural Park (north-east Portugal). -- J . P. Galhano Alves, Laboratorire d'Ecologie Humaine et d'Anthropologie, Universite de Droit, d'Economie et des Sciences d'Aix-Marseille, Aix-en-Provence, France
From the Return of Carcasses to Ecosystem Management: The Role of Trappers in Sustainable Forest Management -- M. Renault* andJ. Huot, *Faune et Pares, Quebec, Canada
Predators in Switzerland: Reasons for Existence or Lack of Public Acceptance -- M. Hunziker, Swiss Federal Instil, of Forest, Snow,and Landscape Research, Birmensdorf, Switzerland
Resolving Conflicts between Nile Crocodiles and Humans in Africa -- J. Hutton, World Conservation Monitoring Centre, Cambridge, U.K.
Managing People-Wildlife Conflict in Tibet -- R. M. Jackson, International Snow Leopard Trust, Seattle, WA
Human-wolf Conflict in India -- Y. Jhala andB. Jethva, Wildlife Institute of India, Chandrabani, Dehra Dun, India
Cheetahs as Problem Animals: Management of Cheetahs on Private Land in Namibia L. Marker andB. D. Schumann, Cheetah Conservation Fund, Otjiwarongo, Namibia