Supplemental feeding with carrion is not reducing brown bear depredations on sheep in Slovenia

  title={Supplemental feeding with carrion is not reducing brown bear depredations on sheep in Slovenia},
  author={Irena Kav{\vc}i{\vc} and Miha Adami{\vc} and Petra Kaczensky and Miha Krofel and Klemen Jerina},
Abstract Supplemental feeding is often believed to be a successful tool for reducing human–bear (Ursus arctos) conflicts, especially in Europe. However, effectiveness of this measure is poorly understood and there is growing concern for potential negative side-effects. This is particularly true for supplemental feeding using livestock carrion. Carrion feeding is considered especially effective in reducing livestock depredations by diverting bears from pastures and meeting their protein needs… Expand
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