Carnivore-Caused Livestock Mortality in Trans-Himalaya

  title={Carnivore-Caused Livestock Mortality in Trans-Himalaya},
  author={Tsewang Namgail and Joseph L. Fox and Yash Veer Bhatnagar},
  journal={Environmental Management},
The loss of livestock to wild predators is an important livelihood concern among Trans-Himalayan pastoralists. Because of the remoteness and inaccessibility of the region, few studies have been carried out to quantify livestock depredation by wild predators. In the present study, we assessed the intensity of livestock depredation by snow leopard Uncia uncia, Tibetan wolf Canis lupus chanku, and Eurasian lynx Lynx l. isabellina in three villages, namely Gya, Rumtse, and Sasoma, within the… Expand
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