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Tag Archives: Human-wildlife conflict

Not so fast: why India’s plan to reintroduce cheetahs may run into problems

slowmotiongli / shutterstock Simon Evans, Anglia Ruskin University A nature reserve in India could soon be the only location in the world to host wild populations of four major big cat species – tiger, lion, leopard and cheetah. Kuno-Palpur, in central state of Madhya Pradesh, may not be one of India’s best-known sanctuaries but it is certainly becoming one of …

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How coyotes and humans can learn to coexist in cities

Coyotes and other wildlife are making backyards and urban communities part of their homes. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Silvio Santos Lauren E. Van Patter, Queen’s University, Ontario It’s a common story in many North American cities: a coyote is seen on an urban trail, sports field or schoolyard. Members of the public panic, insisting that the proximity or frequency of these sightings …

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