Circumstantial and response attitudes of people affected with livestock depredation by leopards Panthera Pardus Linnaeus in Ratnagiri district, Maharashtra, India

Livestock depredation by carnivores has become an important hurdle in conservation of predators at the top of the food chain. To develop feasible recommendations to minimize this conflict, it is important to learn the circumstances of the predation events and attitudes of people. We assessed the circumstances for livestock depredation by leopards in Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra in India.

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