Browsing Research Articles (Mammal Research Institute) by UP Author "Belton, L.E. (Lydia)"

Browsing Research Articles (Mammal Research Institute) by UP Author "Belton, L.E. (Lydia)"

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  • Dalerum, Fredrik; Belton, L.E. (Lydia) (Oxford University Press, 2015-01)
    Large carnivores are important ecosystem components but frequently suffer local extinctions. However, reintroductions and shifting conservation attitudes have lead to some population repatriations. Since the ecological ...
  • Belton, L.E. (Lydia); Cameron, Elissa Z.; Dalerum, Fredrik (Springer, 2018-07)
    Rapid urban expansion has led to an increase in carnivores that live close to human dominated environments. Some carnivore species have successfully adapted to these novel conditions and taken advantage of opportunities ...
  • Periquet, Stephanie; Richardson, Peter; Cameron, Elissa Z.; Ganswindt, Andre; Belton, L.E. (Lydia); Loubser, Elize; Dalerum, Fredrik (Wiley, 2017-09)
    Living under predation risk may alter both behaviour and physiology of potential prey. In extreme cases, such alterations may have serious demographic consequences, and recent studies support that non-lethal effects of ...
  • Belton, L.E. (Lydia); Cameron, Elissa Z.; Dalerum, Fredrik (Elsevier, 2018-01)
    In group-living animals, the structure of social interactions among group members can have important consequences for individual fitness. Changes in resource abundance can influence social interactions with an expected ...
  • Belton, L.E. (Lydia); Cameron, Elissa Z.; Dalerum, Fredrik (NISC (Pty) Ltd and Informa UK Limited (trading as Taylor & Francis Group), 2018)
    Many large carnivores are attracted to anthropogenic sites, typically, because they offer easy access to anthropogenic resources, such as garbage. Such behaviour could lead to increased contacts between people and carnivores, ...