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COSEWIC assessment and update status report on the swift fox (Vulpes velox) in Canada (2000)

The Author

Ludwig N. Carbyn was born in South-West Africa (Namibia) and did his under-graduate studies in biology at Mount Allison University in New Brunswick.  He received graduate training from the Max Planck Institute (University of Munich), the University of Alberta (M.Sc.), and the University of Toronto (Ph.D.).  His research interests have included avian ecology, ecosystem biology (grasslands), and studies on mammals in several western and northern Canadian national parks.  He became a biologist with the Canadian Wildlife Service in 1967 and a research scientist in 1974, and has served on assignments in Poland and Portugal.  Carbyn is the Canadian member of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN) Wolf Specialist Group, Canid Group.  He is currently a research scholar with the Circumpolar Institute Re-introduction Specialist Group (University of Alberta), and adjunct professor, Department of Renewable Resources and Research Scientist Emeritus, Canadian Wildlife Service.  Dr. Carbyn was a member of the Swift Fox Technical Committee from 1985 to 1989, served as chairman of the Canadian Swift Fox Recovery Team (1989-1992) and currently is a member of the Canadian Swift Fox Recovery Team and a member of the American Swift Fox Conservation Committee.

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