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Persian leopard predation patterns and kill rates in the Iran–Turkmenistan borderland

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Describing predation patterns and especially estimating kill and consumption rates is essential for understanding the functional responses of predators. An understanding of the carrying capacity of the landscape, based on prey availability, also helps to formulate recovery plans for persecuted species. We studied the feeding behavior of the Persian leopard (Panthera pardus saxicolor) in Tandoureh National Park (355 km2) in northeastern Iran, near the Turkmenistan border. Between September 201...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1093/jmammal/gyy047

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
Oxford college:
Lady Margaret Hall
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University of Oxford
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MPLS Division
Department:
Zoology
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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MPLS Division
Department:
Zoology
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Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Mammalogy Journal website
Volume:
99
Issue:
3
Pages:
713–723
Publication date:
2018-05-15
Acceptance date:
2018-04-17
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EISSN:
0022-2372
ISSN:
1545-1542
Source identifiers:
842326
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2018-04-19

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