Training Captive‐Bred or Translocated Animals to Avoid Predators

@article{Griffin2000TrainingCO,
  title={Training Captive‐Bred or Translocated Animals to Avoid Predators},
  author={A. Griffin and D. Blumstein and C. S. Evans},
  journal={Conservation Biology},
  year={2000},
  volume={14},
  pages={1317-1326}
}
  • A. Griffin, D. Blumstein, C. S. Evans
  • Published 2000
  • Biology
  • Conservation Biology
  • Abstract: Animal reintroductions and translocations are potentially important interventions to save species from extinction, but most are unsuccessful. Mortality due to predation is a principal cause of failure. Animals that have been isolated from predators, either throughout their lifetime or over evolutionary time, may no longer express appropriate antipredator behavior. For this reason, conservation biologists are beginning to include antipredator training in pre-release preparation… CONTINUE READING
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