INFLUENCE OF CATTLE MANAGEMENT ON HABITAT SELECTION BY IMPALA ON CENTRAL KENYAN RANGELAND

@inproceedings{Augustine2004INFLUENCEOC,
  title={INFLUENCE OF CATTLE MANAGEMENT ON HABITAT SELECTION BY IMPALA ON CENTRAL KENYAN RANGELAND},
  author={David J. Augustine},
  year={2004}
}
  • David J. Augustine
  • Published 2004
  • Biology
  • Abstract In sub-Saharan Africa, the widespread practice of corralling livestock overnight in thorn-scrub “bomas” creates nutrient-enriched patches within rangelands that can subsequently support unique plant communities for decades to centuries after boma abandonment. These nutrient-rich patches (glades) may be preferentially used by native ungulates that coexist with livestock. To evaluate the potential link between cattle management via bomas and habitat for impala (Aepyceros melampus), I… CONTINUE READING

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