Andrew Spalton and Hadi Al Hikmani’s book, The Arabian Leopards of Oman (2014), is an important resource for anyone interested in the Dhofar region and I am so pleased to see that they have another book coming out soon: Dhofar: From Monsoon Mountains to Sand Seas, Celebrating the Natural Diversity of Oman’s Dhofar Region.
More information can be found at: https://www.gilgamesh-publishing.co.uk/dhofar-from-monsoon-forests-to-sand-seas.html
A few of Dr. Al Hikamni and Dr. Spalton’s other texts about Dhofar:
Al Hikmani, Hadi, Said Zabanoot, Talah Shahari, Nasser Zabanoot, Khalid Hikmani, and Andrew Spalton. 2015. “Status of the Arabian Gazelle, Gazella arabica (Mammalia: Bovidae), in Dhofar, Oman.” Zoology in the Middle East 61: 1-5. 10.1080/09397140.2015.1101905.
Al Hikmani, Hadi and Khaled al Hikmani. 2012. “Arabian Leopard in Lowland Region on the South face of Jebel Samhan, Oman.” Cat News 57: 4-5.
Ball, Lawrence, Douglas MacMillan, Joseph Tzanopoulos, Andrew Spalton, Hadi Al Hikmani and Mark Moritz. 2000. “Contemporary Pastoralism in the Dhofar Mountains of Oman.” Human Ecology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10745-020-00153-5
Spalton, Andrew, Hadi Musalam al Hikmani, David Willis and Ali Salim Bait Said. 2006. “Critically Endangered Arabian Leopards (Panthera pardus nimrpersist) in the Jabal Samhan Nature Reserve, Oman.” Oryx 40.3: 287-294.
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