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Risk avoidance in sympatric large carnivores: reactive or predictive?

Abstract:

1. Risks of predation or interference competition are major factors shaping the distribution of species. An animal's response to risk can either be reactive, to an immediate risk, or predictive, based on preceding risk or past experiences. The manner in which animals respond to risk is key in understanding avoidance, and hence coexistence, between interacting species. 2. We investigated whether cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus), known to be affected by predation and competition by lions (Panthera l...

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10.1111/1365-2656.12077

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Broekhuis, F More by this author
McNutt, JW More by this author
Macdonald, DW More by this author
Journal:
The Journal of animal ecology
Volume:
82
Issue:
5
Pages:
1098-1105
Publication date:
2013-09-05
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EISSN:
1365-2656
ISSN:
0021-8790
URN:
uuid:3ca7d10d-2f84-4710-955a-1905761400f1
Source identifiers:
418861
Local pid:
pubs:418861

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