Genetic censusing identifies an unexpectedly sizeable population of an endangered large mammal in a fragmented forest landscape
OPEN BMC ecology | 26 Aug 2015
MS McCarthy, JD Lester, EJ Howe, M Arandjelovic, CB Stanford and L Vigilant
As habitat degradation and fragmentation continue to impact wildlife populations around the world, it is critical to understand the behavioral flexibility of species in these environments. In Uganda, the mostly unprotected forest fragment landscape between the Budongo and Bugoma Forests is a potential corridor for chimpanzees, yet little is known about the status of chimpanzee populations in these fragments.
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