Amur tigers and leopards returning to China: direct evidence and a landscape conservation plan

@article{Wang2015AmurTA,
  title={Amur tigers and leopards returning to China: direct evidence and a landscape conservation plan},
  author={Tianming Wang and Limin Feng and Pu Mou and Jianguo Wu and James L. D. Smith and Wenhong Xiao and Haitao Yang and Hailong Dou and Xiaodan Zhao and Ya‐Qian Cheng and Bo Zhou and Hongyan Wu and Li Zhang and Yu Tian and Qing-xi Guo and Xiaojun Kou and Xuemei Han and Dale G. Miquelle and Chadwick D. Oliver and Rumei Xu and Jian-ping Ge},
  journal={Landscape Ecology},
  year={2015},
  volume={31},
  pages={491-503}
}
ContextThe Amur tiger and leopard, once roaming over the Eurasian continent, are now endangered and confined to the Sikhote-Alin Mountains, Russia—a landscape that has been increasingly fragmented due to human activities. The ultimate fate of these big cats depends on whether they can resettle in their previous main historical range in NE China. Recent sightings of these animals along the China–Russia border have aroused new hope, but direct evidence is lacking.ObjectivesThe main objectives of… 

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