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- Tensen, Laura; Drouilly, Marine; van Vuuren, Bettine Jansen
- Journal of mammalogy 2018 v.99 no.6 pp. 1411-1421
- Caracal caracal, etc ; Canis mesomelas; demography; farms; genetic markers; genetic variation; inbreeding; jackals; landscapes; livestock; long term effects; mitochondria; monitoring; population dynamics; predators; wildlife; South Africa; Show all 17 Subjects
- ... Jackals (Canis mesomelas) and caracals (Caracal caracal) are considered major predators of small livestock on farms across South Africa, with both species being subjected to lethal control. Lethal management (i.e., culling) can result in differential responses in the population dynamics and demography of mesopredators. We examined the potential impacts that high population turnover, due to lethal ...