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Wildlife Biology in Practice

Wildlife Biology in Practice is a new open access scientific, peer-reviewed, multi-disciplinary journal devoted to the rapid dissemination of wildlife research. It publishes research papers, review papers, discussion papers, methodological papers and short communications in all fields of wildlife biology. Clear relevance to practical aspects of wildlife research is encouraged.

We are still looking for reviewers please read our previous Call For Reviewers



News: Wildlife Biology in Practice Vol 21, No 1 (2016) is out

Wildlife Biology in Practice Vol 21, No 1 (2016) is out. You can read it here:


Short Communications
Local community perception towards bats (Mammalia: Chiroptera) in Caves in South central Mindanao, Philippines: Threats and Implication for conservation
Krizler Cejuela Tanalgo, Reggie D. Teves, Florence Roy P. Salvaña, Ranjiv E. Baleva, John Aries G. Tabora 1-14

Potential impact of Wild boar (Sus scrofa) on Pheasant (Phasianus colchicus) nesting success
Francesco Santilli, D. Senserini 15-20

Original Papers
Rapid Assessment and Stochastic Modeling to Avert Extinction in the Endangered Amargosa Vole
Janet Foley, Patrick Foley

The Risk Of Cats' Predation Against Livestock In The Rural Area Of Costa Rica: A Tool To Identify The Risk Index In Livestock Farms And To Design Measures Of Prevention And Mitigation
Victor Hugo Montalvo 32-42

News: Wildlife Biology in Practice Vol 11, No 2 (2015)

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Recently, WBP has been selected for coverage in Thompson ISI services. Journal Contents of WBP has been indexed in the Zoological Records database and is now included in the ISI Master Journal List (

Call for Submissions

Authors are hereby invited to submit articles for peer review and publication.
The journal seeks papers that are novel, integrative and written in a way that is accessible to a wide audience that includes an array of disciplines from the natural sciences, social sciences, and the humanities concerned with the wildlife research. Content of the journal ranges from the applied to the theoretical, with a clear relevance to practical research. Specifically, the journal publishes articles that present research findings on the following issues:
  • managing wildlife;
  • wildlife techniques;
  • habitat and management;
  • management of wild species;
  • wildlife conservation;
  • wildlife education;
  • wildlife census;
  • Human-wildlife interaction;
  • wildlife physiology;
  • wildlife diseases,  etc
Information regarding scope, policies and author guidelines can be found by visiting the "About" section.
Students are encouraged to submit articles. Please contact us if you need assistance.
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  • All papers are peer reviewed.
  • You retain your copyright.
  • Readers do not pay any access fees so papers are available to a wider audience.
  • You will be able to view the progress of your submission through the editorial process by logging in to the journal web site.
  • If accepted, your paper will be published within 2 to 3 months of initial submission.
  • If published your document will receive a crossref doi for citation and link to the electronic document
  • If published online your document will also be available on paper version
  • For more information please contact us

The Wildlife Biology in Practice is edited by the Portuguese Wildlife Society in cooperation with Centro de Biologia - Minho University, Dep. of Biology - Aveiro University and Fundo de Apoio à Comunidade Científica (Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia)

Centro de Biologia - Minho UniversityDep. of Biology . Aveiro University

Fundo de Apoio à Comunidade Científica (Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia)