Status and habitat preferences of Uganda cheetahs: an attempt to predict carnivore occurrence based on vegetation structure

@article{Gros2004StatusAH,
  title={Status and habitat preferences of Uganda cheetahs: an attempt to predict carnivore occurrence based on vegetation structure},
  author={Paule M. Gros and Marcel Rejm{\'a}nek},
  journal={Biodiversity & Conservation},
  year={2004},
  volume={8},
  pages={1561-1583}
}
In this paper we examine whether the occurrence of cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus) in Uganda can be predicted from habitat characteristics extracted from a vegetation map. We first established the status of the cheetah in Uganda through field-interviews that Gros conducted in 1990. Cheetahs occurred almost exclusively in the Karamoja region where we estimated… CONTINUE READING