Papers & Publications

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Attitudes towards predators and conservancies amongst rural Namibian farmers

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

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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 »

Parentage analysis in a managed free ranging population of southern white rhinoceros: genetic diversity, pedigrees and management

Small populations are vulnerable to the consequences of breeding within closed groups as the loss of genetic … 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 »

The effectiveness of livestock guarding dogs for livestock production and conservation in Namibia

The use of livestock guarding dogs (LGDs) to mitigate farmer-predator conflict in Namibia was evaluated. As farmer-predator … Read more »

Oxidative phosphorylation is essential for felid sperm function, but is substantially lower in cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) compared to domestic cat (Felis catus) ejaculate

Compared with the normospermic domestic cat, sperm metabolic function is compromised in the teratospermic cat and cheetah, … Read more »

Leopard population and home range estimates in north-central Namibia

Digital gene expression for non-model organisms

Next-generation sequencing technologies offer new approaches for global measurements of gene expression but are mostly limited to … Read more »