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Rosettes, Remingtons and Reputation: Establishing potential determinants of leopard (Panthera pardus) trophy prices across Africa

Key Points: In a number of African countries, the trophy hunting of large felids is an important revenue generator for landholders, governments, and in some cases communities. The hunting of large felids is especially profitable but they are sensitive to harvest, as the killing of prime-aged, dominant males can lead to infanticide and lowered reproductive […]

Habitat use of and threats to African large carnivores in amixed-use landscape

Key Points: Large carnivore occurrence was not affected by whether an area was used for photographic or trophy hunting tourism; regular law enforcement was instead a better predictor of occurrence All species (lions, spotted hyaena, wild dog) fared better in actively managed hunting areas than those that had been abandoned by operators Overall, the findings highlight the […]

The bushmeat trade in African savannas: impacts, drivers, and possible solutions