A Model Population of Large Herbivores

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Science  23 Jul 2004:
Vol. 305, Issue 5683, pp. 479
DOI: 10.1126/science.305.5683.479

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Soay Sheep Dynamics and Selection in an Island Population. Tim Clutton-Brock and Josephine Pemberton, Eds. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2004. 395 pp. $120, £80. ISBN 0-521-82300-5. Paper, $50, £33. ISBN 0-521-52990-5.

The contributors offer a synthesis of nearly 50 years of research on a classic model system for population biology, the Soay sheep of Hirta.