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dc.contributor.authorGrant, Tandora D.
dc.contributor.authorPagni, L
dc.contributor.authorWilson, B
dc.date.accessioned2020-09-18T21:26:41Z
dc.date.available2020-09-18T21:26:41Z
dc.date.issued2013
dc.identifier.citation
dc.identifier.isbn979-2-8317-1586-5
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12634/687
dc.description.abstractThought to be extinct by the mid 1900s, the Jamaican Iguana was rediscovered in 1970, and again in 1990. The 1970 rediscovery generated surprisingly little interest, either within Jamaica or among international conservation organizations. But when pig hunter Edwin Duffus brought a live specimen to the Hope Zoo in 1990, the local Jamaican Iguana Research and Conservation Group (JIRCG) was rapidly formed, and international support quickly materialized. The renamed Jamaican Iguana Recovery Group (JIRG) is a consortium of local Jamaican organizations and international conservation groups that held a workshop in July 2006 to formulate the present Species Recovery Plan (SRP)...
dc.publisherIUCN
dc.relation.urlhttps://portals.iucn.org/library/node/29139
dc.rights© 2013 International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources
dc.subjectIGUANAS
dc.subjectREPTILES
dc.subjectCARIBBEAN ISLANDS
dc.subjectSPECIES SURVIVAL PLANS
dc.subjectACTION PLANS
dc.subjectENDANGERED ANIMALS
dc.subjectWILDLIFE CONSERVATION
dc.subjectWILDLIFE MANAGEMENT
dc.titleJamaican Iguana: Species Recovery Plan, 2006-2013
dc.typeTechnical Report
dc.source.numberofpages28
html.description.abstractThought to be extinct by the mid 1900s, the Jamaican Iguana was rediscovered in 1970, and again in 1990. The 1970 rediscovery generated surprisingly little interest, either within Jamaica or among international conservation organizations. But when pig hunter Edwin Duffus brought a live specimen to the Hope Zoo in 1990, the local Jamaican Iguana Research and Conservation Group (JIRCG) was rapidly formed, and international support quickly materialized. The renamed Jamaican Iguana Recovery Group (JIRG) is a consortium of local Jamaican organizations and international conservation groups that held a workshop in July 2006 to formulate the present Species Recovery Plan (SRP)...
dc.publisher.locationGland, Switzerland


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