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Human-carnivore conflict in Tanzania: modelling the spatial distribution of lions (Panthera leo), leopards (Panthera pardus) and spotted hyaenas (Crocuta crocuta), and their attacks upon livestock, in Tanzania’s Ruaha landscape

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Tanzania’s Ruaha landscape is an international priority area for large carnivore conservation, harbouring roughly 10% of the world’s lions, and important populations of leopards and spotted hyaenas. However, these large carnivore populations are threatened by intense retaliatory killing due to human-carnivore conflict on village land around Ruaha National Park (RNP), mostly as a result of livestock predation by lions, leopards and spotted hyaenas. Moreover, a current lack of ecological dat...

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University of Oxford
Research group:
Wildlife Conservation Research Unit
Oxford college:
Lady Margaret Hall
Department:
Mathematical,Physical & Life Sciences Division - Zoology
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Leandro Alécio Dos Santos Abade
Publication date:
2013
Type of award:
MSc by Research
Level of award:
Masters
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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uuid:073a48ab-336a-45a1-ac9f-bc6996c1f58b
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ora:9112

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