John Seidensticker

Publications 1990 - Present

Publications 1966 - 1979 • Publications 1980 - 1989

Seidensticker, J. Accepted. Ecological and intellectual baselines and saving lions, tiger, and rhinos: following in Lee Merriam Talbot’s footsteps. In R. Stewart and P. Tucker, eds., Pathways to Sustainability.

Seidensticker, J., and S. Lumpkin. 2004. Cats in Question: The Smithsonian Answer Book. Smithsonian Books, Washington D.C.

Karanth, K. U., J. D. Nichols, J. Seidensticker, E. Dinerstein, J.L.D. Smith, C. McDougal, A.J.T. Johnsingh, R. S. Chundawat, and V. Thapar. 2003. Science deficiency in conservation practice: the monitoring of tiger populations in India. Animal Conservation 6:141-146.

Seidensticker, J. 2003. Fishing cats enjoy city life. http://nationalzoo.si.edu/ConservationAndScience/SpotlightOnScience/seidenstickerj20030526.cfm

Seidensticker, J. 2003. Review of Caviar: The Strange History and Uncertain Future of the World’s Most Coveted Delicacy by Inga Saffron ZooGoer 32 (3):29.

Jayewardene, R., J. Kumara, S. Miththapala, H. Perera, R. Samarasinh, C. Santiapillai, and J. Seidensticker. 2003. For the Leopard: A Tribute to the Sri Lankan Leopard. Harith Perera Memorial Trust, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Seidensticker, J and S. Lumpkin. 2003. Koala. Microsoft Encarta Reference Suite 2004. Microsoft Corp., Redmond WA.

Seidensticker, J. 2003. Foreword for On Jim Corbett’s Trail and Other Notes from Tree Tops by A. J. T. Johnsingh. Permanent Black, Delhi, India.

Seidensticker, J and S. Lumpkin. 2003. Deer, Squirrel. Microsoft Encarta Reference Suite 2004. Microsoft Corp., Redmond WA.

Carbone, C., S. Christie, K. Conforti, T. Coulson, N. Franklin, J. Ginsberg, M. Griffiths, J. Holden, M. Kinnaird, R. Laidlaw, A. Lynam, D. MacDonald, D. Martyr, C. McDougal, L. Nath, T. O’Brien, J. Seidensticker, D.J.L. Smith, R. Tilson, and W. N. Wan Shahruddin. 2002. The use of photographic rates to estimate densities of cryptic mammals: response to Jennelle et.al. Animal Conservation 5: 121-123.

Seidensticker, J. 2002. Review of Oaxaca Journal by Oliver Sacks. ZooGoer 31(4):27.

Seidensticker, J. 2002. Aldo Leopold's wilderness, Sand County and my garden. Pp. 46-59 In R. L. Knight and S. Riedel, eds. Aldo Leopold and the Ecological Conscience. Oxford University Press, New York.

Lumpkin, S., and J. Seidensticker. 2002. Smithsonian Book of Giant Pandas. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C.

Seidensticker, J. 2002. Tiger tracks. Smithsonian. 32(10): 64-67.

Seidensticker, J. 2002. Elements of tiger conservation. Pp 1-7 In J. Ginsburg, ed. Tigers in the 21st Century, Saving the Tiger: Assessing our Success. Wildlife Conservation Society, New York. (In press)

Seidensticker, J. 2002. Review of The Way of the Tiger, Natural History and Conservation of the Endangered Big Cat by K. Ullas Karanth. ZooGoer 31(2): 29. Online version.

Seidensticker, J. 2002. Tigers: top carnivores and controlling processes in Asian forests. Pp. 56-59 In E. Wikramanayake, E. Dinerstein, C. J. Loucks, D. M. Olson, J. Morrison, J. Lamoreux, M. McKnight, and P. Hedao, eds. 2002. Terrestrial Ecoregions of the Indo-Pacific, A Conservation Assessment. Island Press, Washington D.C. Online.

Seidensticker, J. 2002. Forward. Pp.1-5 In K. Ullas Karanth and James D. Nichols, eds. Monitoring Tigers and Their Prey: A Manual for Wildlife Researchers and Conservationists in Tropical Asia. Wildlife Conservation Society, New York and Centre for Wildlife Studies, Bangalore, India.

Lumpkin, S., J. Seidensticker, and L. Spelman. 2001. Around the Rim in Fourteen Days. National Zoo Giant Panda Website http://pandas.si.edu/reserve/introduction.htm.

Seidensticker, John and Susan Lumpkin. 2001. Panda under a pear tree. ZooGoer 30(1):18-23. Online version.

Lumpkin, Susan and John Seidensticker. 2001. Under the giant panda's umbrella. ZooGoer 30(1):24-29. Online version.

Lumpkin, S., and J. Seidensticker. 2001. Tiger, Cheetah, Bear. Microsoft Encarta Reference Suite 2001. Microsoft Corp., Redmond WA. http://www.encarta.com

Compton, L.A., J.A. Clark, J. Seidensticker, and D.R. Ingrisano. 2001. Acoustical characteristics of white-nose coati vocalizations: a test of motivational-structural rules. Journal of Mammalogy 82:1054-1058.

C. Carbone, S. Christie, K. Conforti, T. Coulson, N. Franklin, J. R. Ginsberg, M. Griffiths, J. Holden, K. Kawanishi, M. Kinnaird, R. Laidlaw, A. Lynam, D. W. Macdonald, D. Martyr, C. McDougal, L. Nath, T. O'Brien, J. Seidensticker, D. J. L. Smith, M. Sunquist, R. Tilson, W. N. Wan Shahruddin. 2001. The use of photographic rates to estimate densities of tigers and other cryptic mammals. Animal Conservation 4:75-79.

Tilson, R., P. Nyhus, P. Jackson, H. Quigley, M. Hornocker, J Ginsberg, D. Phemister, N. Sherman, and J. Seidensticker (eds.). 2000. Securing a Future for the World's Wild Tigers. Save The Tiger Fund, National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, Washington, D.C.

Seidensticker, J. 1999. Red fox/Vulpes vulpes pp. 150-152 (and) Raccoon/Procyon lotor. pp. 221-223 in D. W. Wilson and S. Ruff (eds.) The Smithsonian Book of North American Mammals. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington D.C.

Seidensticker, J. 1999. Review of Thoreau’s Country: Journey Through a Transformed Landscape by David R. Foster. ZooGoer:28(5):28-29. Online version.

Seidensticker, J. 1999. A Guide to Great Cats. Smithsonian National Zoological Park, Washington D.C. & online.

Christie, S., and J. Seidensticker. 1999. Is re-introduction of captive-bred tigers a feasible option for the future? Pp. 207-209 in J. Seidensticker, S. Christie, and P. Jackson, eds. Riding the Tiger: Tiger Conservation in Human-dominated Landscapes. Cambridge University Press.

Seidensticker, J., S. Christie, and P. Jackson, eds. 1999. Riding the Tiger: Tiger Conservation in Human-dominated Landscapes. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. Preface, section overviews, epilogue, and photo captions by J. Seidensticker, S. Christie, and P. Jackson. Translated into Russian and Indonesian.

Seidensticker, J. 1999. Sloth bears. ZooGoer 28(2):18-25. Online version.

Seidensticker, J. 1999. The bears among us. ZooGoer 28(2):8-11. Online version.

Lumpkin, S. and J. Seidensticker. 1998. Lion. Microsoft Encarta Reference Suite 99. Microsoft Corp., Redmond WA.

Seidensticker, J. 1998. Review of The Florida Panther: Life and Death of a Vanishing Carnivore by David S. Maehr. Wildlife Society Bulletin 26:357-359.

Seidensticker, J., and S. Lumpkin. 1998. Carnivores. Pp. 94-129 in Wild Animals of North America. National Geographic Society, Washington D.C.

Seidensticker, J. 1987 (1998). The Bangladesh Sundarbans as wildlife habitat: looking ahead. In J. Seidensticker, R. Kurin, and A. Townsend, eds. The Commons of South Asia: Societal Pressure and Environmental Integrity in the Sundarbans. The International Center, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Online.

Seidensticker, J., R. Kurin, and A. Townsend, eds. 1987 (1998). The Commons of South Asia: Societal Pressure and Environmental Integrity in the Sundarbans. The International Center, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Online.

Seidensticker, J. 1998. Great Cats. ZooGoer 27(2):24-26. Online version.

Seidensticker, J. 1998. Saving the tiger. ZooGoer 27(2):6-16. Online version.

Seidensticker, J. 1998. History and current status of tiger conservation. Pp. 19-21, 185-95 Testimony before the U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Resources, Subcommittee on Fisheries Conservation, Wildlife and Oceans, Feb 5, 1998. Serial No. 105-69. U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington D.C.

Ruis-Miranda, C.R., S.A. Wells, R. Golden, and J. Seidensticker. 1998. Vocalizations and behavior of male cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus) living in sibling and non-sibling coalitions. Zoo Biology 17:1-16.

Seidensticker, J., and D.L. Forthman. 1998. Evolution, ecology, and enrichment: basic considerations for wild mammals in zoos. Pp. 15-29 in D. Shepherdson, J. Mellen, and M. Hutchins (eds.) Second Nature: Environmental Enrichment for Captive Animals. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C.

Lumpkin, S., and J. Seidensticker. 1997. The cat and its relatives. Pp. 104-107 in Susie Page, The Complete Cat Owner’s Manual. HarperCollins, London (Weldon Owen, Sydney, Australia).

Seidensticker, J. 1997. Saving the tiger. Wildlife Society Bulletin 25:6-17. (Reprinted in Russian and English in European Studbook for Tigers –1997. S. Christie, compiler. 1998. Zoological Society of London.) Online version.

Seidensticker, J. 1996. (with A. Shoemaker) Description and taxonomy, Pp. 5-6; Genetic status of the Far Eastern leopard, pp. 11-13; (with A.P. Kryukov, G.N. Chelomina, O.V. Uphyrkina) Genetic analysis of wild and captive populations, Pp. 50-51; Research priorities for large cat conservation and recovery planning for Far Eastern leopards, Pp. 73-78 in D.G. Miquelle, T. D. Arzhanova, and V.A. Solkin, eds., A Recovery Plan for Conservation of the Far Eastern Leopard, USAID and WWF, Vladivostok, Russia.

Seidensticker, J., and S. Lumpkin. 1996. My First Pocket Guide: Cats and Wild Cats. National Geographic Society, Washington, D.C. 80 pp.

Seidensticker. J. 1996. Reviews of Wolf, No Wolf by Peter Bowen, Tyger! Tyger! by Tom Doherty, and The Devil’s Hatband by Robert O. Greer ZooGoer 25(4):28-29.

Miththapala, S., J. Seidensticker, and S.J. O’Brien. 1996. Phylogeographical subspecies recognition in leopards (Panthera pardus): molecular genetic variation. Conservation Biology 10:1115-1131.

Seidensticker, J., and J.G. Doherty. 1996. Integrating animal behavior and exhibit design. Pp. 180-190 in D. Kleiman, M.E. Allen, K.V. Thompson, S. Lumpkin, and H. Harris (eds.). Wild Mammals in Captivity: Principles and Techniques. University of Chicago Press, Chicago.

Seidensticker, J. 1996. Reviews of Swamp Screamer by Charles Fergus and Of Tigers and Men by Richard Ives. ZooGoer 25(3):27-28.

Seidensticker, J., and S. Lumpkin. 1996. The adaptable leopard (and) The other leopards. Wildlife Conservation 99(3):52-55. Reprinted in 1997 as Leopards: The Adaptable Cats. Pp. 23-27 in 1998 Science Annual: A Modern Anthology for the Family. Grolier Education, Danbury CT.

Seidensticker, J. 1996. Tigers. Colin Baxter Photography/Voyageur Press, Stillwater, MN. 72 pp. >10,000 copies in print. Epigraph reprinted in Rhythms from the Wild, Amphoto Art NY (1997, p. 79.), Making Room for Wild Tigers, National Geographic (December 1997, p. 45), The Year of the Tiger, National Geographic Society (1998, p.10).

Seidensticker, J., and S. Lumpkin, eds. 1995. Dangerous Animals. The Nature Company and Time-Life Books. (Produced by Weldon Owen Pty. Ltd., Sydney). 64 pp. ("...certainly one of the finest nature books in recent years." The Washington Post Book World.) >328,000 copies in print.

Seidensticker, J. 1995. Review of Spell of the Tiger by Sy Montgomery. Boston Globe 247(86): 42,44.

Seidensticker, J., and D. L. Forthman. 1994. Planning for the species: incorporating behavioral and ecological data. American Zoo and Aquarium Association Annual Conference Proceedings 1994:39-45.

Seidensticker, J. 1994. African carnivores, review of Kalahari Hyaenas by M. G. L. Mills. Science 265:2107.

Miththapala, S., S.B.U. Fernando, and J. Seidensticker. 1993. Habitat fragmentation and the genetic status of leopards and elephants in Sri Lanka. Pp. 429-433 in W. Erdelen, C. Preu, N. Ishwaran, and C.M. Madduma Bandara (eds), Ecology and Landscape Management in Sri Lanka. Margraf Scientific Books, D-97985 Weikersheim.

Seidensticker, J. 1994. Review of Redesigning the American Lawn, A Search for Environmental Harmony by F. Herbert Bormann, Diana Balmori, Gordon T. Geballe, Lisa Vernegaard (editor-researcher). ZooGoer 23(3):28-29.

Seidensticker, J. 1994. Big cats in situ, review of The African Leopard by T. N. Bailey. Science 264:1005-1006.

Mugaas, J.N., and J. Seidensticker. 1993. Geographic variation of lean body mass and a model of its effects on the capacity of the raccoon to fatten and fast. Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History, Biological Science 36:85-107.

Seidensticker, J. 1993. Bears in zoos (and) Hybrid bears. Pp. 192-201 in I. Sterling (ed.) Bears. Rodale Press, Emmaus, PA.

Seidensticker, J. 1993. Sloth bears. Pp. 128-133 in I. Sterling (ed.) Bears. Rodale Press, Emmaus, PA.

Carlstead, K., J.L. Brown, and J. Seidensticker. 1993. Behavioral and adrenocortical responses to environmental changes in leopard cats (Felis bengalensis). Zoo Biology 12:321-331.

Mugaas, J.N., J. Seidensticker, and K.P. Mahlke. 1993. Metabolic adaptation to climate and distribution of the raccoon Procyon lotor and other Procyonidae. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 542:1-34.

Seidensticker, J.1993. Big bear with big problems, review of The Last Panda by George B. Schaller. The Wall Street Journal CCXXI (104):A8.

Shepherdson, D.J., K. Carlstead, J.D. Mellen, and J. Seidensticker. 1993. The influence of food presentation on the behavior of small cats in confined environments. Zoo Biology 12:203-216.

Seidensticker, J., and C. McDougal. 1993. Tiger predatory behaviour, ecology and conservation. Symposium of the Zoological Society of London 65:105-125.

Seidensticker, J., and S. Lumpkin. 1993. American opossum. Anima 246:32-38. (In Japanese.)

Seidensticker, J. 1993. Review of Game Wars: The Undercover Pursuit of Wildlife Poachers by Marc Reisner. ZooGoer 22(1):24.

Seidensticker, J. 1992. Review of African Silences by Peter Matthiessen and Arabian Mammals: A Natural History by Jonathan Kingdon. ZooGoer 21(4):6,8.

Seidensticker, J. 1992. The pandas’ world. ZooGoer 21(2):5.

Seidensticker, J. 1992. Catness, review of The Natural History of the Wild Cats by Andrew Kitchener. Science 255:1588-1589.

Seidensticker, J., and S. Lumpkin. 1992. Mountain lions don’t stalk people. True or false? Smithsonian 2(11):113-122. Excerpts (Pp. 374 (370), 571) in J. Flick and C. Millward, (eds.) 1993, 1999. Handbook for Writers. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich Canada Inc., Toronto. A Smithsonian Editors’ choice for 1992.

Carlstead, K., and J. Seidensticker. 1991. Seasonal variation in stereotypic pacing in an American black bear Ursus americanus. Behavioural Processes 25:155-161.

Seidensticker, J. 1991. Leopards. Pp. 105-115 in J. Seidensticker and S. Lumpkin (eds.) Great Cats. Rodale Press, Emmaus PA.

Seidensticker, J. 1991. Pumas. Pp.130-137 in J. Seidensticker and S. Lumpkin (eds.) Great Cats. Rodale Press, Emmaus, PA.

Seidensticker, J., and S. Lumpkin (eds.). 1991. Great Cats. Rodale Press, Emmaus, PA. 240 pp. Introduction by J. Seidensticker and S. Lumpkin; Introduction to the living cats by J. Seidensticker; captions by S. Lumpkin and J. Seidensticker. (Translated from English into French, German, Spanish, Dutch, Polish, and Italian. >111,000 copies in print.)

Seidensticker, J. 1991. Cheetahs at the National Zoological Park. ZooGoer 20(2):23-25.

Miththapala, S., J. Seidensticker, L.G. Phillips, K.L. Goodrowe, S.B.U. Fernando, L. Forman, and S.J. O’Brien. 1991. Genetic variation in Sri Lankan leopards. Zoo Biology 10:139-146.

Seidensticker, J. 1991. Snow leopards: ecology, captive management, and conservation: reviews of Proceedings of the Fifth International Snow Leopard Symposium, edited by H. Freeman, A Review of the Status and Ecology of the Snow Leopard and An Annotated Bibliography of Literature on the Snow Leopard, both by J.L. Fox. Zoo Biology. 10:87-89.

Carlstead, K., J. Seidensticker, and R. Baldwin. 1991. Environmental enrichment for zoo bears. Zoo Biology 10:3-16.

Seidensticker J. 1991. A review of Polar Bears by Ian Sterling with photographs by Dan Guravich. ZooGoer 20(1):19.

Hallett, J. G., M. A. O’Connell, G. D. Sanders, and J. Seidensticker. 1991. Comparison of population estimators for medium-sized mammals. Journal of Wildlife Management 55:81-93.

Seidensticker, J., and S. Lumpkin (eds.). 1990. Asian Elephants - John F. Eisenberg, George M. McKay, John Seidensticker. National Zoological Park and Friends of the National Zoo, Washington, D.C. 261 pp. Introduction by J.F. Eisenberg and J. Seidensticker, in the series Natural History Classics from the National Zoological Park.

Lumpkin S., and J. Seidensticker. 1990. Einfalt macht stark. Geo 1990 (November):62-76.

Seidensticker, J., M.E. Sunquist, and C. McDougal. 1990. Leopards living at the edge of the Royal Chitwan National Park, Nepal. Pp. 415-423 in J.C. Daniel and J.S. Serrao (eds.) Conservation in Developing Countries: Problems and Prospects. Bombay Natural History Society and Oxford University Press, Bombay, India.

Seidensticker, J. 1990. Review of Tigers, The Secret Life by Valmik Thapar with photographs by Fateh Singh Rathore. New York Times Book Review, August 26:3.

Seidensticker, J., and S. Lumpkin. 1990. Der sympathische Draufganger. Das Tier 1990 (5):66-70.

Seidensticker, J. 1990. Looking for a wild place: Siberut, 1977. ZooGoer 19(2):8.

Seidensticker, J. 1990. Tropical trappers. ZooGoer 19(1):28-29.

 

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