The response of elephants to the spatial heterogeneity of vegetation in a Southern African agricultural landscape

@article{Murwira2004TheRO,
  title={The response of elephants to the spatial heterogeneity of vegetation in a Southern African agricultural landscape},
  author={Amon Murwira and Andrew K. Skidmore},
  journal={Landscape Ecology},
  year={2004},
  volume={20},
  pages={217-234}
}
Based on the agricultural landscape of the Sebungwe in Zimbabwe, we investigated whether and how the spatial distribution of the African elephant (Loxodonta africana) responded to spatial heterogeneity of vegetation cover based on data of the early 1980s and early 1990s. We also investigated whether and how elephant distribution responded to changes in spatial heterogeneity between the early 1980s and early 1990s. Vegetation cover was estimated from a normalised difference vegetation index… CONTINUE READING

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