L. Marker

Factors affecting leopard (Panthera pardus) spatial ecology, with particular referecne to Namibian farmlands

Understanding spatial ecology is fundamental to effectively managing large, wide-ranging carnivores such as the leopard (Panthera pardus). … Read more »

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Survivorship and causes of mortality for livestock-guarding dogs on Namibian rangeland

This paper reports upon the survivorship of 143 livestock-guarding dogs placed on Namibian rangeland between January 1994 … Read more »

Extrinsic factors significantly affect patterns of disease in free-ranging and captive cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) populations

The cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) has been considered a paradigm for disease vulnerability due to loss of genetic … Read more »

Perceived effectiveness of livestock guarding dogs placed on Namibian farms

Evaluations of 117 livestock-guarding dogs placed on Namibian farms between January 1994 and November 2001 were conducted … Read more »

Sahelo-Saharan interest group wildlife surveys. Central Ahaggar Mountains

This report summarises results of a gazelle and cheetah survey of the Ahaggar National Park, conducted 7th-23rd … Read more »

Using livestock guarding dogs as conflict resolution strategy

Our research has shown that the placement of livestock guarding dogs on Namibian farms can have a … Read more »

Comparison of Helicobacter spp. In cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus) with and without gastritis

Chronic gastritis causes significant morbidity and mortality in captive cheetahs but is rare in wild cheetahs despite … Read more »

Prevalence of Bartonella infection in wild African lions (Panthera leo) and cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus)

Bartonella species are emerging pathogens that have been isolated worldwide from humans and other mammals. Our objective … Read more »

Evidence for chronic stress in captive but not free-ranging cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus) based on adrenal morphology and function

The cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) is highly endangered because of loss of habitat in the wild and failure … Read more »

Coronavirus outbreak in cheetahs: lessons for SARS