Aspects of the Ecology of the Serval Leptailurus Serval in the Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania

  title={Aspects of the Ecology of the Serval Leptailurus Serval in the Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania},
  author={A A Geertsema},
  journal={Netherlands Journal of Zoology},
  • A. Geertsema
  • Published 1984
  • Environmental Science
  • Netherlands Journal of Zoology
A study was conducted of the serval, Leptailurus serval, in the mainly open grassland and marsh habitat of the Ngorongoro Crater. The aim was to collect information on serval distribution, density, ranging patterns, feeding habits and social interactions. During a 4-year period 12 individuals habituated to the observer were followed and quantitative data collected. Adult males and females were found to occupy over several years the same individual home ranges, extending over at least about 10… 

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