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  1. Equivalency of Galápagos Giant Tortoises Used as Ecological Replacement Species to Restore Ecosystem Functions

    Conservation Biology

    Volume 27, Issue 4, August 2013, Pages: 701–709, ELIZABETH A. HUNTER, JAMES P. GIBBS, LINDA J. CAYOT and WASHINGTON TAPIA

    Article first published online : 26 MAR 2013, DOI: 10.1111/cobi.12038

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    Ecological history and latent conservation potential: large and giant tortoises as a model for taxon substitutions


    Volume 33, Issue 2, April 2010, Pages: 272–284, Dennis M. Hansen, C. Josh Donlan, Christine J. Griffiths and Karl J. Campbell

    Article first published online : 15 JUN 2010, DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0587.2010.06305.x

  3. Densities of Ecological Replacement Herbivores Required to Restore Plant Communities: A Case Study of Giant Tortoises on Pinta Island, Galápagos

    Restoration Ecology

    Volume 22, Issue 2, March 2014, Pages: 248–256, Elizabeth A. Hunter and James P. Gibbs

    Article first published online : 2 OCT 2013, DOI: 10.1111/rec.12055

  4. Seed dispersal by Galápagos tortoises

    Journal of Biogeography

    Volume 39, Issue 11, November 2012, Pages: 1961–1972, Stephen Blake, Martin Wikelski, Fredy Cabrera, Anne Guezou, Miriam Silva, E. Sadeghayobi, Charles B. Yackulic and Patricia Jaramillo

    Article first published online : 27 JAN 2012, DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2699.2011.02672.x

  5. Translocation as a conservation tool for Agassiz's desert tortoises: Survivorship, reproduction, and movements

    The Journal of Wildlife Management

    Volume 76, Issue 7, September 2012, Pages: 1341–1353, K. E. Nussear, C. R. Tracy, P. A. Medica, D. S. Wilson, R. W. Marlow and P. S. Corn

    Article first published online : 20 APR 2012, DOI: 10.1002/jwmg.390

  6. Giant Tortoises as Ecological Engineers: A Long-term Quasi-experiment in the Galápagos Islands


    Volume 42, Issue 2, March 2010, Pages: 208–214, James P. Gibbs, Eleanor J. Sterling and F. Javier Zabala

    Article first published online : 11 SEP 2009, DOI: 10.1111/j.1744-7429.2009.00552.x

  7. Microsatellite analysis of genetic divergence among populations of giant Galápagos tortoises

    Molecular Ecology

    Volume 11, Issue 11, November 2002, Pages: 2265–2283, Claudio Ciofi, Michel C. Milinkovitch, James P. Gibbs, Adalgisa Caccone and Jeffrey R. Powell

    Article first published online : 9 OCT 2008, DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-294X.2002.01617.x

  8. Population Response of Giant Galápagos Tortoises to Feral Goat Removal

    Restoration Ecology

    Volume 21, Issue 2, March 2013, Pages: 181–185, Cruz Márquez, James P. Gibbs, Victor Carrión, Sixto Naranjo and Alizon Llerena

    Article first published online : 8 JUL 2012, DOI: 10.1111/j.1526-100X.2012.00891.x

  9. Assessing the Potential to Restore Historic Grazing Ecosystems with Tortoise Ecological Replacements

    Conservation Biology


    Article first published online : 14 JUN 2013, DOI: 10.1111/cobi.12087

  10. Impacts of exurban sprawl: The effects of the perceptions and practices of new residents toward the spur-thighed tortoise (Testudo graeca)

    Wildlife Society Bulletin

    Volume 36, Issue 3, September 2012, Pages: 531–537, Irene Pérez, Andrés Giménez and Andrés Pedreño

    Article first published online : 10 AUG 2012, DOI: 10.1002/wsb.162

  11. The Role of Endangered Species Reintroduction in Ecosystem Restoration: Tortoise–Cactus Interactions on Española Island, Galápagos

    Restoration Ecology

    Volume 16, Issue 1, March 2008, Pages: 88–93, James P. Gibbs, Cruz Marquez and Eleanor J. Sterling

    Article first published online : 10 SEP 2007, DOI: 10.1111/j.1526-100X.2007.00265.x

  12. Angulate and leopard tortoises in the Thicket Biome, Eastern Cape, South Africa: populations and biomass estimates

    African Journal of Ecology

    Volume 38, Issue 2, June 2000, Pages: 147–153>, Mervyn C. Mason, Graham I. H. Kerley, Craig A. Weathreby and William R. Branch

    Article first published online : 24 DEC 2001, DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2028.2000.00231.x

  13. Lineage Identification and Genealogical Relationships Among Captive Galápagos Tortoises

    Zoo Biology

    Volume 31, Issue 1, January / February 2012, Pages: 107–120, Edgar Benavides, Michael Russello, Donal Boyer, Robert J. Wiese, Brittney Kajdacsi, Lady Marquez, Ryan Garrick and Adalgisa Caccone

    Article first published online : 14 JUN 2011, DOI: 10.1002/zoo.20397

  14. Burrow-dwelling ecosystem engineers provide thermal refugia throughout the landscape

    Animal Conservation

    Volume 16, Issue 6, December 2013, Pages: 694–703, D. A. Pike and J. C. Mitchell

    Article first published online : 9 MAY 2013, DOI: 10.1111/acv.12049

  15. Comparison of movements, body weight, and habitat selection between translocated and resident Gopher tortoises

    The Journal of Wildlife Management

    Javan M. Bauder, Christina Castellano, John B. Jensen, Dirk J. Stevenson and Christopher L. Jenkins

    Article first published online : 16 OCT 2014, DOI: 10.1002/jwmg.790

  16. Are the native giant tortoises from the Seychelles really extinct? A genetic perspective based on mtDNA and microsatellite data

    Molecular Ecology

    Volume 12, Issue 6, June 2003, Pages: 1403–1413, Eric P. Palkovacs, Monique Marschner, Claudio Ciofi, Justin Gerlach and Adalgisa Caccone

    Article first published online : 7 MAY 2003, DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-294X.2003.01834.x

  17. Vegetation dynamics drive segregation by body size in Galapagos tortoises migrating across altitudinal gradients

    Journal of Animal Ecology

    Volume 82, Issue 2, March 2013, Pages: 310–321, Stephen Blake, Charles B. Yackulic, Fredy Cabrera, Washington Tapia, James P. Gibbs, Franz Kümmeth and Martin Wikelski

    Article first published online : 21 NOV 2012, DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12020

  18. Variation in Growth and Potentially Associated Health Status in Hermann's and Spur-Thighed Tortoise (Testudo hermanni and Testudo graeca)

    Zoo Biology

    Volume 31, Issue 6, November/December 2012, Pages: 705–717, Julia Ritz, Marcus Clauss, W. Jürgen Streich and Jean-Michel Hatt

    Article first published online : 30 JAN 2012, DOI: 10.1002/zoo.21002

  19. Effects of Grazing on the Demography and Growth of the Texas Tortoise

    Conservation Biology

    Volume 15, Issue 4, August 2001, Pages: 1091–1101, Richard T. Kazmaier, Eric C. Hellgren, Donald C. Ruthven III and David R. Synatzske

    Article first published online : 21 MAR 2002, DOI: 10.1046/j.1523-1739.2001.0150041091.x

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    The ecological consequences of megafaunal loss: giant tortoises and wetland biodiversity

    Ecology Letters

    Volume 17, Issue 2, February 2014, Pages: 144–154, Cynthia A. Froyd, Emily E. D. Coffey, Willem O. van der Knaap, Jacqueline F. N. van Leeuwen, Alan Tye and Katherine J. Willis

    Article first published online : 25 NOV 2013, DOI: 10.1111/ele.12203