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Feeding ecology of cheetahs in the Maasai Mara, Kenya and the potential for intra- and interspecific competition

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Competition is an important ecological factor influencing the population dynamics of carnivores especially as shifts in prey selection could have negative consequences for other members of the carnivore guild. It is therefore important to determine a species' resource requirements to help understand the potential degree and consequences of competition. Cheetahs Acinonyx jubatus compete over resources with larger carnivores, such as lions Panthera leo. While cheetahs generally favour smaller p...

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10.1111/jzo.12499

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
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Author
Publisher:
Wiley
Journal:
Journal of Zoology More from this journal
Volume:
304
Issue:
1
Pages:
65-72
Publication date:
2017-09-11
Acceptance date:
2017-07-25
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EISSN:
1469-7998
ISSN:
0952-8369
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pubs:709243
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uuid:cc7ff440-477f-4f4f-9b85-9b04a10023ec
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pubs:709243
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709243
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2017-10-09

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