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Density of leopards Panthera pardus on protected and non-protected land in the Waterberg Biosphere, South Africa
(Nordic Council for Wildlife Research, 2015)
Data on the population size and trends of large carnivores remains the cornerstone of effective management and conservation programs. However, such data are rarely available for the majority of large carnivore species. ...
Functional responses of retaliatory killing versus recreational sport hunting of leopards in South Africa
Predation strategies in response to altering prey abundances can dramatically influence the demographic effects of predation. Despite this, predation strategies of humans are rarely incorporated into quantitative assessments ...
Home ranges of cheetahs ( Acinonyx jubatus ) outside protected areas in South Africa
As many carnivores occur outside protected areas, they are vulnerable to anthropogenic threats. In South Africa, the largest proportion of the distribution range of cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus) is outside protected areas ...
The influence of prey , pastoralism and poaching on the hierarchical use of habitat by an apex predator
As an apex predator, habitat selection by African lions,Panthera leo, is primarily determined by bottom-up processes; however, increasing anthropogenic pressures may alter these relationships. Using camera traps and track ...
An assessment of spatial and temporal variation in the diet of Cape clawless otters (Aonyx capensis) in marine environments
(Southern African Wildlife Management Association, 2015)
We studied the diet of Cape clawless otters (Aonyx capensis) at three sites along the eastern and southern coast of South Africa to assess possible spatial variation along a community species richness and biomass gradient ...