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Game Sanctuaries or National Parks

Nature volume 140, pages 651652 (09 October 1937) | Download Citation

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THE subject of the preservation of the wild fauna of the world, especially in those parts where for a variety of reasons there exists grave danger that interesting species may under the actions of man be exterminated, has been before the public on several occasions lately. The well-known national parks in the United States and Canada are often quoted as examples to be followed elsewhere. It is true that on a far smaller scale both national park and fauna (and flora) sanctuaries can be formed—even in the small island of Great Britain ; and evidence shows that steps are being taken to give effect to so desirable an object.

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