Seasonal and spatial vulnerability to agricultural damage by elephants in the western Serengeti, Tanzania


In the western Serengeti of Tanzania, African elephant Loxodonta africana populations are increasing, which is rare across the species’ range. Here, conservation objectives come into conflict with competing interests such as agriculture. Elephants regularly damage crops,which threatens livelihoods and undermines local..

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Kristen Denninger Snyder (a1) Philemon Mneney (a2) Benson Benjamin (a2) Peter Mkilindi (a2) Noel Mbise (a2)


(a1) Department of Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Biology, Colorado State University, 1474 Campus Delivery, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA

(a2) Grumeti Fund, Mugumu, Tanzania

Published online by Cambridge University Press: 10 June 2019



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