Toward accurate and precise estimates of lion density.

@article{Elliot2017TowardAA,
  title={Toward accurate and precise estimates of lion density.},
  author={Nicholas B Elliot and Arjun M. Gopalaswamy},
  journal={Conservation biology : the journal of the Society for Conservation Biology},
  year={2017},
  volume={31 4},
  pages={934-943}
}
Reliable estimates of animal density are fundamental to understanding ecological processes and population dynamics. Furthermore, their accuracy is vital to conservation because wildlife authorities rely on estimates to make decisions. However, it is notoriously difficult to accurately estimate density for wide-ranging carnivores that occur at low densities. In recent years, significant progress has been made in density estimation of Asian carnivores, but the methods have not been widely adapted… CONTINUE READING
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