L.L. Marker

Continued decline in genetic diversity among wild cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus) without further loss of semen quality

Abstract: As a well-studied felid with limited genetic diversity, the cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) has shaped much of … Read more »

Soil microbial communities following bush removal in a Namibian savanna

Abstract Savanna ecosystems are subject to desertification and bush encroachment, which reduce the carrying capacity for wildlife … Read more »

Genomic legacy of the African cheetah, Acinonyx jubatus

Abstract Background Patterns of genetic and genomic variance are informative in inferring population history for human, model … Read more »

Human–Wildlife Conflict 10 Years Later: Lessons Learned and Their Application to Cheetah Conservation

Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) conservation is interconnected to social, economic, and environmental factors. Since the 2003 World Parks Congress, cheetah conservation practitioners have been applying human -wildlife conflict resolution strategies throughout Sub-Saharan Africa. Future Farmers of Africa training has taught farm management skills to over 3,000 rural Namibian farmers and is being used in other range countries.

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A Home Away From Home: Insights from successful leopard (Panthera pardus) translocations

In this Namibian study, we critically evaluate the outcomes of another six leopard translocations, in terms of … Read more »

Attitudes towards predators and conservancies amongst rural Namibian farmers

Conservancies provide the opportunity for land-occupiers to manage natural resources…

Diagnosis-based treatment of helminths in captive and wild cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus)

This study was designed to identify endoparasites in captive cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus) living in a seminatural captive … Read more »

Feeding ecology of the Asiatic cheetah Acinonyx jubatus venaticus in low prey habitats in northeastern Iran: implications for effective conservation

Feeding ecology of the critically endangered Asiatic cheetah was investigated from 2004 to 2009 in northeastern Iran … Read more »

Specifying and sustaining pigmentation patterns in domestic and wild cats

Color markings among felid species display both a remarkable diversity and a common underlying periodicity. A similar … Read more »

Different patterns of metabolic cryo-damage in domestic cat (Felis catus) and cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) spermatozoa

Felid spermatozoa are sensitive to cryopreservation-induced damage, but functional losses can be mitigated by post-thaw swim-up or … Read more »