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Survival rates and causes of mortality of leopards Panthera pardus in southern Africa
(Fauna & Flora International, 2015)
Estimation of survival rates is important for developing and evaluating conservation options for large carnivores. However, telemetry studies for large carnivores are often characterized by small sample sizes that limit ...
Plasticity and specialisation in the isotopic niche of African clawless otters foraging in marine and freshwater habitats
Individual-level behavioural plasticity resulting from differences in environmental conditions is prevalent in many organisms and may result in phenomena such as dietary- or habitat specialisation. The isotopic niche of ...
Niche overlap and dietary resource partitioning in an African large carnivore guild
Understanding and quantifying a large carnivores' feeding behaviour is a key component in determining its functional significance in an ecosystem, both in terms of its top-down influence on prey species, but also its ...