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Mind over matter: Perceptions behind the impact of jaguars on human livelihoods

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In an investigation of perceptions of the conflicts between people and jaguars on the Amazon deforestation frontier and Pantanal, Brazil, we explored how perceptions of the impact of jaguars on livestock and on human safety vary with experience of jaguars (including reported livestock loss), region, place of residence, attitudes towards jaguars, knowledge of the species, and perceptions of changes in jaguar abundance and the regional economic situation. Livestock loss and threat to human safe...

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10.1016/j.biocon.2018.06.001

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University of Oxford
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MPLS
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Zoology
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Fauna and Flora International
Publisher:
Elsevier
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Biological Conservation More from this journal
Volume:
224
Pages:
230-237
Publication date:
2018-06-15
Acceptance date:
2018-06-01
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0006-3207
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uuid:0c263667-9532-42c7-a5d7-431d2b5a4792
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854882
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2018-08-03

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