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Aspects of the management of cheetahs, Acinonyx jubatus jubatus, trapped on Namibian farmlands

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The Namibian cheetah population has recently undergone serious decline due to human-mediated removals, and investigating the rates and causes of such removals is an important aspect of the future management of cheetah populations outside protected areas. We examined cheetahs that were reported live-trapped or killed on Namibian farmlands between 1991 and 1999. A perceived threat to livestock or game led to the vast majority of live captures and to almost half of the cheetah deaths investigate...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Elsevier
Journal:
Biological Conservation More from this journal
Volume:
114
Issue:
3
Pages:
401-412
Publication date:
2003-04-18
Acceptance date:
2003-02-06
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ISSN:
0006-3207
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Pubs id:
pubs:653195
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uuid:67428390-de6a-4cb0-b7f8-c7936782430b
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pubs:653195
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2016-10-20

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