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Wandering the barren deserts of Iran: Illuminating high mobility of the Asiatic cheetah with sparse data

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Mammalian species inhabiting arid landscapes exhibit various levels of mobility in order to cope with unpredictable spatiotemporal dispersion of resources. However, the space use and ranging behavior of many species in drylands is poorly understood, especially for large carnivores in Asia. Accommodating the long-distance movements of mammalian carnivores is a major challenge in conservation, particularly for threatened and highly mobile species. The Asiatic cheetah Acinonyx jubatus venaticus,...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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Lady Margaret Hall
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People’s Trust for Endangered Species
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Prince Bernhard Nature Fund
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Elsevier
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Journal of Arid Environments More from this journal
Volume:
134
Pages:
145-149
Publication date:
2016-08-01
Acceptance date:
2016-06-25
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0140-1963 and 1095-922X
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2017-02-12

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