Risk and opportunity for humans coexisting with large carnivores.

@article{Treves1999RiskAO,
  title={Risk and opportunity for humans coexisting with large carnivores.},
  author={Anna Treves and Lisa Naughton-Treves},
  journal={Journal of human evolution},
  year={1999},
  volume={36 3},
  pages={
          275-82
        }
}
  • Anna Treves, Lisa Naughton-Treves
  • Published in Journal of human evolution 1999
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Models of Plio-Pleistocene hominid behavioral ecology often emphasize competition with large carnivores. This paper describes competition between modern humans and large carnivores in rural Uganda, including active, confrontational scavenging of carnivore kills by humans and carnivore attacks on humans. Information gathered from Ugandan Game Department archives (1923-1994) reveals that twentieth-century agropastoralists regularly tried to scavenge from leopard (Panthera pardus) and lion… CONTINUE READING

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