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Centre for African Conservation Ecology

Refereed Scientific Publications

(names in bold are ACE staff, research associates or students)

1. CLEMENTS, H.S., TAMBLING, C.J., HAYWARD, M.W. & KERLEY, G.I.H. 2014. An objective approach to determining the weight ranges of prey preferred by and accessible to the five large African carnivores. PLoS ONE 9(7): e101054. Doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0101054

2. CROMSIGT, J.P.G.M. & te BEEST, N. 2014. Restoration of megaherbivore – landscape-level impacts of white rhinoceros in the Kruger National Park, South Africa. Journal of Ecology 102: 566-575.

3. DE FORTIER, A., LANDMAN, M. & KERLEY, G.I.H. 2014. Utility of a forage-productivity model for predicting herbivore abundance in the eastern Karroo, South Africa, varies among habitats. Journal of Arid Environments 110: 60-68

4. ENGLISH, M., ANCRENAZ, M., GILLESPIE, G., GOOSSENS, B., NATHAN, S. & LINKLATER, W. 2014. Foraging site recursion by forest elephants Elephas maximus borneensis. Current Zoology 60(4): 551-559

5. ENGLISH, M., GILLIESPIE, G., ANCRENAZ, M., ISMAIL, S., GOOSSENS, B., NATHAN, S., & LINKLATER, W. 2014. Plant selection and avoidance by the Bornean elephant (Elephas maximus borneensis) in tropical forest: does plant recovery rate after herbivory influence food choices? Journal of Tropical Ecology 30: 371-379

7. FEELY, J. 2014. Historical incidence of springbok (Antidorcas marsupialis) in the northeastern Eastern Cape: further evidence. South African Journal of Wildlife Research 44(1):71-75.

7. GERSON, A.R., SMITH, E.K., SMIT, B., MCKECHNIE, A.E. & WOLF, B.O. 2014. The impact of humidity on evaporative cooling in small desert birds exposed to high air temperatures. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 87:782-795.

8. HAYWARD, M.W., LYNGDOH, S. & HABIB, B. 2014. Diet and prey preferences of dholes (Cuon alphinus): dietary competition within Asia’s apex predator guild. Journal of Zoology 294: 255-266

9. KAKEMBO, V. & VAN NIEKERK, S. 2014. The Integration of GIS into 9. Demographic Surveying of Informal Settlements: the case of Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality, South Africa. Habitat International 44: 451-460, DOI 10.1016/j.habitatint.2014.09.004.

10. KERLEY, G.I.H. & BOSHOFF, A.F. 2014. The common warthog and its parasites in the Free State Province (South Africa) cannot be used to test the “enemy release” hypothesis for an introduced species: the value of reference point information for testing hypothesis of change. African Journal of Zoology 49:169-171.

11. LANDMAN, M. & KERLEY, G.I.H. 2014. Elephant both increase and decrease availability of browse resources for black rhinoceros. BIOTROPICA 46(1): 42-49

12. LANDMAN, M., GAYLARD, A., MENDELA, T. & KERLEY, G.I.H. 2014. Impact of elephant on two woody trees, Boscia oleoides and Pappea capensis, in an arid thick-Nama Karoo mosaic, Greater Addo Elephant National Park. Koedoe 56(1), Art. #1231, 3pp

13. LANDMAN, M., SCHOEMAN, D.S., HALL-MARTIN, A.J. & KERLEY, G.I.H. 2014. Long-term monitoring reveals differing impacts of elephants on elements of canopy shrub community. Ecological Applications 24(8): 2002-2012

14. LAW, P.R. & LINKLATER, W. 2014. Black rhinoceros demography should be stage, not age, based. African Journal of Ecology 52: 571-573

15. Lindsey, P. A., V. R. Nyirenda, J. I. Barnes, M. S. Becker, R. McRobb, C. J. Tambling, W. A. Taylor, F. G. Watson, and M. t’Sas-Rolfes. 2014. Underperformance of African Protected Area Networks and the Case for New Conservation Models: Insights from Zambia. PLOS One 9:e94109.

16. LYNGDOH, S., SHROTRIYA, S., GOYAL, S.P., CLEMENTS, H., HAYWARD, M.W. & HABIB, B. 2014. Prey preferences of the Snow Leopard (Panthera unicia): Regional diet specificity holds global significance for conservation. PLos ONE 9(2): e88349. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0088349

17. MACIEJEJEWSKI, K. & KERLEY, G.I.H. 2014. Elevated elephant density does not improve ecotourism opportunities: convergence in social and ecological objectives. Ecological Applications 24(5) 920-926

18. MACIEJEJEWSKI, K. & KERLEY, G.I.H. 2014. Understanding tourists’ preference for mammal species in private protected areas: Is there a case for extralimital species for ecotourism? PLoS ONE 9(2): e88192. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0088192

19. STEARS, K., KERLEY, G.I.H. & SHRADER, A.M. 2014. Group-living herbivores weigh up food availability and dominance status when making patch-joining decisions. PLoS ONE 9(10): e109011. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0109011

20. STRINGER, A.P. & LINKLATER, W. 2014. Everything in moderation: Principles of parasite control for wildlife conservation. BioScience 64(10) 932-937

21. STRINGER, A.P., SMITH, D.S., KERLEY, G.I.H. & LINKLATER, W.L. 2014. Reducing sampling error in faecal egg counts from black rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis). International Journal of Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife 3: 1-5

22. Tambling, C. J., J. W. Wilson, P. Bradford, and M. Scantlebury. 2014. Fine-scale differences in predicted and observed cheetah diet : does sexual dimorphism matter? South African Journal of Wildlife Research 44:90-94.

23. TURNER, W.C., KAUSRUD, K.L., KRISHNAPPA, Y.S. CROMSIGT, J.P.G.M., GANZ, H.H., MAPAURE, I., CLOETE, C.C., HAVARUA, Z., KÜSTERS, M., GETZ, W.M. & STENSETH, N.C. 2014. Fatal attraction: vegetation responses to nutrient inputs attract herbivores to infectious anthrax carcass sites. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 281: 20141785 http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2014.1785


Popular Articles

1. FEELY, J. 2014. “Thomas Baine’s sketch of springbok in 1848: a precise record”. Environment 21 (summer 2015).