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Socio-spatial behaviour of an African lion population following perturbation by sport hunting

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Hunting of individuals from a population can affect its demography and socio-spatial parameters. This study provided opportunities to assess such effects, and may help to improve the conservation of populations threatened by conflict and over-use. We treated the periods before and after a moratorium on the trophy hunting of lions around Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe, as a quasi-experimental opportunity to examine changes in lion socio-spatial behaviour during and after perturbation. Changes ...

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Journal:
Biological Conservation More from this journal
Volume:
144
Issue:
1
Pages:
114-121
Publication date:
2011-01-01
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ISSN:
0006-3207
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:211148
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uuid:8c25b246-406a-4cc6-b1ea-8e72c0b13b9e
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pubs:211148
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211148
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2013-11-16

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