Human–wildlife conflict in Mozambique: a national perspective, with emphasis on wildlife attacks on humans




Human–wildlife conflicts are common across Africa. In Mozambique, official records show that wildlife killed 265 people during 27 months (July 2006 to September 2008). Crocodile Crocodylus niloticus, lion Panthera leo, elephant Loxodonta africana and hippopotamus Hippopotamus amphibius caused most deaths but crocodiles were responsible for 66%. Crocodile attacks occurred across Mozambique but 53% of deaths occurred in districts bordering Lake Cabora Bassa and the Zambezi River. Hippopotamus attacks were also concentrated here.


Fauna & Flora International






- Todas as Províncias


- Inglês


- Nenhuma restrição


- Geral


- Artigo com revisão pelos pares e teses universitárias


- Uso Sustentável da Biodiversidade;
- Ameaças à Biodiversidade;
- Saúde e Biodiversidade


- Todas Áreas de Conservação de Moçambique



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