Conservation and Endangered African Wild Dogs (Lycaon pictus) in Western Tanzania: A Call for Research and Action

@article{Wilfred2017ConservationAE,
  title={Conservation and Endangered African Wild Dogs (Lycaon pictus) in Western Tanzania: A Call for Research and Action},
  author={P. Wilfred},
  journal={Huria: Journal of the Open University of Tanzania},
  year={2017},
  volume={24},
  pages={25-41}
}
  • P. Wilfred
  • Published 2017
  • Geography
  • Huria: Journal of the Open University of Tanzania
  • The African wild dog is among the most endangered carnivores. Yet, the remaining populations are small and patchily distributed as a result of factors like human persecution, poaching, diseases, habitat loss, loss of prey and competition from other predators. Regrettably, research has paid little attention to the effectiveness of local conservation measures in tackling these challenges in some small wild dog populations especially in east African ecosystems. This paper focuses on the Ugalla… CONTINUE READING

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