Survey of carnivores in the Niassa Reserve, northern Mozambique


2003


Carnivores are considered ecological indicators of the viability of other members of their communities and the number and diversity of carnivores defines a healthy ecosystem. In addition, the large carnivores (lion, leopard and hyaena) are central to eco-tourism and provide crucial revenue through trophy hunting in four of the five buffer areas surrounding the core area of the reserve. A carnivore survey was conducted in Niassa Reserve (May – December 2003), using a variety of standard techniques including spotlight counts, track plates, live trapping and a call-up survey for lions and hyaenas. In total 26 carnivore species including domestic cat and dog were identified. The level of illegal killing of carnivores needs to be assessed and...


Sociedade para a Gestão e Desenvolvimento da Reserva do Niassa Moçambique




Sociedade para a Gestão e Desenvolvimento da Reserva do Niassa Moçambique


- Niassa


- Inglês


- Nenhuma restrição


- Geral


- Documentos de Projeto, Relatórios de Projetos e Avaliações


- Diversidade biológica e cultural


- Todas Áreas de Conservação de Moçambique



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