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Tom Kellie posted a topic in Research / scientific papershttp://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ecs2.1850/full https://news.ucsc.edu/2017/06/wilmers-leopard.html ~ This June, 2017 research article published in Ecosphere, a well as the explanatory news release from the U.C. Santa Cruz News Center, presents findings of a study of African Leopards at the Mpala Research Centre in Laikipia, Kenya. Leopard energetics including determining caloric demand were measured for five leopards wearing collars equipped with both GPS and accelerometer devices. Energy expenditure while hunting, predatory drive and interaction with the ecosystem were assessed.
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