Andean bear–livestock conflicts: a review

@inproceedings{Goldstein2006AndeanBC,
  title={Andean bear–livestock conflicts: a review},
  author={Isaac Goldstein and Susanna Paisley and R.B. Wallace and Jeffrey P. Jorgenson and Francisco Cuesta and Armando Castellanos},
  year={2006}
}
Abstract We review the state of knowledge regarding conflicts between the Andean bear (Tremarctos ornatus) and livestock. Information was gathered from the current known geographic range of the species (Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia). Andean bears are perceived as livestock predators where herding is common; bears are frequently blamed for any livestock disappearance or death. This negative perception often leads to the poaching of Andean bears by local residents and to a… 

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