Living in Fear: Causes and contexts of great ape attacks on local persons


Attacks on humans by wildlife are a leading cause of ‘human–wildlife conflict’ and are likely on the rise due to growing human populations and increased spatial overlap with wild animals. Large mammals attack hundreds of... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Matthew McLennan (Anthropology Centre for Conservation, Environment and Development, Oxford Brookes University)
  2. Kimberley Hockings (Anthrop)


OS-B2 » People-primate interactions: understanding ‘conflicts’ to facilitate coexistence (14:00 - Monday, 11th January, Kirinyaga 2)

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