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Predator-awareness training in terrestrial vertebrates: Progress, problems and possibilities

Rowell, Thomas; Magrath, Michael; Magrath, Robert


Animals bred in captivity or isolated from predators often suffer high rates of predation when translocated, having not learned to recognise or respond appropriately to predators. As a result, researchers and managers have used training programs to give individuals experience with predators and promote learning of appropriate anti-predator behaviours prior to release. While highly successful in aquatic systems, the effectiveness of training programs in terrestrial animals is less clear. We...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020
Type: Journal article
Source: Biological Conservation
DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2020.108740


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