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Cheetah in Tanzania’s selous-nyerere ecosystem: lack of evidence for current persistence and reflections on historical status

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The cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) has suffered considerable range contractions in recent decades. Despite the importance of up-to-date information on distribution to guide conservation, large areas within the species’ remaining potential range still lack this information. In Tanzania, the largest tract of potential cheetah habitat without such data is the Selous-Nyerere landscape. Although cheetah are considered ‘Possibly Extant’ in the landscape, the last confirmed sighting was in the late 1990...

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10.1017/S0030605323001424

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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MPLS
Department:
Biology
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Author
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0000-0002-9861-1429
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Biology
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Author
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Cambridge University Press
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Publication date:
2023-12-15
Acceptance date:
2023-09-11
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1365-3008
ISSN:
0030-6053
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English
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1552256
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pubs:1552256
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2023-10-23

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