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•African leopards revealed: Study documents minute-to-minute behavior of elusive cats

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African leopards revealed: Study documents minute-to-minute behavior of elusive cats

Results illuminate the energetic 'cost' of their drive to kill and pave the way for greater understanding of the ecosystem impacts of predation

Date:

June 21, 2017Source:University of California - Santa Cruz

Summary:

The elusive behavior of the African leopard has been revealed in great detail for the first time as part of a sophisticated study that links the majestic cat's caloric demands and its drive to kill.

 

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Journal is open access

 

www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/06/170621190032.htm

it is based on 5  collared cats in the Laikipia district of Kenya

an interesting starting point and the study is not too technical for ordinary readers

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~ @COSMIC RHINO

 

This research has been posted in a previous thread.

 

 

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Thanks  , I checked before posting but could not find an obvious match

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49 minutes ago, COSMIC RHINO said:

Thanks  , I checked before posting but could not find an obvious match

 

~ No problem.

 

It's the same study.

 

In any case, valuable research well worth publicizing.

 

Tom K.

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