Knowledge about Big Cats Matters: Insights for Management

Abstract

Jaguar (Panthera onca) and puma (Puma concolor) populations are declining in the Brazilian Atlantic Forest because of habitat loss, depletion of prey, and human persecution. People living in proximity to big cats can affect... [ view full abstract ]

Authors

  1. Monica Engel (Memorial University of Newfoundland)
  2. Jerry Vaske (colorado state university)
  3. Silvio Marchini (University of Sao Paulo)
  4. Alistair Bath (Memorial University of Newfoundland)

Topic Areas

Topics: Engaging with the Public , Topics: Human-Wildlife Conflict , Topics: Cognitive Research (Values, Attitudes, Behaviors)

Session

D1-3C » Tolerance, Emotions and Risk Perceptions (15:30 - Tuesday, 9th January, Kuiseb 3)

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