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Crouching tigers, hidden prey: Sumatran tiger and prey populations in a tropical forest landscape
We examine the abundance and distribution of Sumatran tigers (Panthera tigris sumatrae) and nine prey species in Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park on Sumatra, Indonesia. Our study is the first toExpand
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Deforestation Trends in a Tropical Landscape and Implications for Endangered Large Mammals
Abstract: The remarkable large-mammal fauna of the Indonesian island of Sumatra is one of the most endangered on Earth and is threatened by rampant deforestation. We used remote sensing andExpand
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Abundance and Distribution of Sympatric Gibbons in a Threatened Sumatran Rain Forest
Agile gibbons (Hylobates agilis) and siamangs (Symphalangus syndactylus) are sympatric small apes inhabiting threatened forests of Sumatra, Indonesia. We censused both species in the 3,568-km2 BukitExpand
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Behavior, Diet, and Movements of the Sulawesi Crested Black Macaque (Macaca nigra)
We present the first field study of activity budgets, diet and ranging patterns of the Sulawesi crested black macaque, Macaca nigra, one of seven macaque species endemic to Sulawesi, Indonesia. WeExpand
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Effects of vulture declines on facultative scavengers and potential implications for mammalian disease transmission.
Vultures (Accipitridae and Cathartidae) are the only known obligate scavengers. They feed on rotting carcasses and are the most threatened avian functional group in the world. Possible effects ofExpand
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Population Fluctuation in Sulawesi Red-Knobbed Hornbills: Tracking Figs in Space and Time
We studied spatial and temporal variation in a population of Sulawesi Red- knobbed Hornbills (Aceros cassidix) in relation to availability of fruit resources over a two- year period in the TangkokoExpand
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CTFS-ForestGEO: a worldwide network monitoring forests in an era of global change.
Global change is impacting forests worldwide, threatening biodiversity and ecosystem services including climate regulation. Understanding how forests respond is critical to forest conservation andExpand
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Fire, demography and the persistence of siamang (Symphalangus syndactylus: Hylobatidae) in a Sumatran rainforest
We show a direct impact of El Nino/Southern Oscillation (ENSO) related fires on the demography and persistence of the siamang (Symphalangus syndactylus), a frugivorous, Southeast Asian rainforestExpand
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Effects of private-land use, livestock management, and human tolerance on diversity, distribution, and abundance of large african mammals.
  • M. Kinnaird, T. O'Brien
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Conservation biology : the journal of the Society…
  • 1 December 2012
Successful conservation of large terrestrial mammals (wildlife) on private lands requires that landowners be empowered to manage wildlife so that benefits outweigh the costs. Laikipia County, Kenya,Expand
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