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Date: 2010-06-30
Subject: Lion | Panthera
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Identifier: tut:1681
Description: In South Africa, more than 30 small, enclosed game reserves have reintroduced lions over the last two decades, which now house more than 500 individuals. There is a high risk of inbreeding in these fr ... More
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Date: 2010-04-01
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:1679
Description: Assigning ages to lions (Panthera leo) requires the use of subjective and objective criteria, and is useful for conservation decision-making in that age distributions can be defined from which demogra ... More
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Date: 2009-09-30
Subject: Home range | Leopard
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Identifier: tut:1685
Description: Leopards (Panthera pardus) are the most widespread large felid, yet comparatively little is known about their fine-scale movement patterns and how these affect the risks they face. There has been much ... More
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Date: 2009-07-31
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:1680
Description: Population size and trends of large carnivores are difficult to determine but are often needed to inform conservation actions. Direct counts maintained over long time periods are extremely difficult t ... More
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Date: 2009-02-23
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:1655
Description: Inferences concerning the lives of extinct animals are difficult to obtain from the fossil record. Here we present a novel approach to the study of extinct carnivores, using a comparison between fossi ... More
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Date: 2009
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:1682
Description: Lion populations in West and Central Africa are small and fragmented. In areas where park management is weak, threats will likely facilitate the extinction of the lion. Wildlife management requires kn ... More
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Date: 2008-07-31
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:1658
Description: The reproductive biology of a pride of lions (Panthera leo) was studied on the 8500 ha Karongwe Game Reserve from 1999 to 2005. Over this period, the pride consisted of between four and 11 lions with ... More
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Date: 2008
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:1656
Description: 1. Many studies have investigated why males and females segregate spatially in sexually dimorphic species. These studies have focused primarily on temperate zone ungulates in areas lacking intact pred ... More
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Date: 2007-11-12
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:1657
Description: The prey selection and predatory behaviour of a single pride of lions (Panthera leo) was studied in the 8500 ha Karongwe Game Reserve from 1999–2005. The study focused on the difference between prey s ... More
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Date: 2007-10-15
Identifier: tut:1659
Description: In order to accurately assess the status of the cheetah Acinonyx jubatus it is necessary to obtain data on numbers and demographic trends. However, cheetahs are notoriously difficult to survey because ... More
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Date: 2003-01-16
Subject: Dispersal | Lions
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:1664
Description: Life-history patterns in lions Panthera leo living in savanna woodlands of the Kruger National Park, South Africa, were investigated and compared with those of the Tanzanian ‘plains-like’ ecosystems ( ... More
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