Persistence and local extinction of lion prides in the Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania

@article{Kissui2009PersistenceAL,
  title={Persistence and local extinction of lion prides in the Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania},
  author={Bernard M Kissui and Anna Mosser and Craig Packer},
  journal={Population Ecology},
  year={2009},
  volume={52},
  pages={103-111}
}
African lions (Panthera leo) live in social groups (prides) that exhibit group territorial behavior. Pride persistence is expected to depend on its ability to compete against neighboring prides as well as on average rates of reproduction and survival, thus providing a meaningful measure of intergenerational reproductive success. We used Akaike’s Information Criterion (AIC) to select the best approximating models explaining how demographic variables influenced pride persistence during a 30-year… 

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