Argentina

Mixed breed guard dogs

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In this study, they "evaluated the use of local, medium-sized, mixed-breed guarding dogs to reduce predation and retaliatory killing of carnivores. They interviewed 64 herders, and delivered 37 puppies to 25 herders. Most economic loss was attributed to cougars (Puma concolor) an...

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CatCrafts, cat handicrafts supporting Andean cat conservation

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We aim to adopt craftsmanship as a creative tool and a livelihood initiative, enabling the Andean Cat Alliance (Alianza Gato Andino – AGA) to support wildlife conservation – particularly of the Andean cat – through increased engagement of local people while simultaneously r...

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Conditioned taste aversion

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Test of two substances that have proven effective with other carnivores to deter pumas through conditioned taste aversion in order to reduce livestock predation.

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