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Guidance Documents

Onças do Iguaçu - guia de convivência (2018). (Projecto Onças do Iguaçu and WWF Brasil) Adobe Acrobat PDF Download

Guide de coexistence homme-jaguar (2017). (Berzins, R.) Adobe Acrobat PDF Download

Guia de convivência gente e onças, 2a edição. (Panthera) Adobe Acrobat PDF Download

Guía de convivencia gente y jaguares. (Panthera) Adobe Acrobat PDF Download

People and jaguars: a guide for coexistence. (Panthera) Adobe Acrobat PDF Download

Guia de convivência gente e onças: livro de atividades 1. (Projeto Conviver Gente e Onças) Adobe Acrobat PDF Download

Guia de convivência gente e onças: livro de atividades 2. (Projeto Conviver Gente e Onças) Adobe Acrobat PDF Download  

Conviviendo con el jaguar. (Panthera) Adobe Acrobat PDF Download

Key Papers

Amit, R., and S. K. Jacobson. 2017. Understanding rancher coexistence with jaguars and pumas: a typology for conservation practice. Biodiversity and Conservation 26:1353-1374. External resource

Amit, R., and S. K. Jacobson. 2018. Participatory development of incentives to coexist with jaguars and pumas. Conservation Biology. External resource

Boulhosa, R. L. P., and F. C. C. Azevedo. 2014. Perceptions of ranchers towards livestock predation by large felids in the Brazilian Pantanal. Wildlife Research 41:356-365. External resource

Carvalho, E. A. R., M. M. Zarco-Gonzalez, O. Monroy-Vilchis, and R. G. Morato. 2015. Modeling the risk of livestock depredation by jaguar along the Transamazon highway, Brazil. Basic and Applied Ecology 16:413-419. External resource

Engel, M. T., J. J. Vaske, A. J. Bath, and S. Marchini. 2016. Predicting acceptability of jaguars and pumas in the Atlantic Forest, Brazil. Human Dimensions of Wildlife 21:427-444. External resource

Engel, M. T., J. J. Vaske, A. J. Bath, and S. Marchini. 2017. Attitudes toward jaguars and pumas and the acceptability of killing big cats in the Brazilian Atlantic Forest: an application of the Potential for Conflict Index2. Ambio 46:604-612. External resource

Engel, M. T., J. J. Vaske, S. Marchini, and A. J. Bath. 2017. Knowledge about big cats matters: insights for conservationists and managers. Wildlife Society Bulletin 41:398-404. External resource

Holland, K. K., L. R. Larson, and R. B. Powell. 2018. Characterizing conflict between humans and big cats Panthera spp: a systematic review of research trends and management opportunities. Plos One 13:e0203877. Adobe Acrobat PDF Download

Inskip, C., and A. Zimmermann. 2009. Human-felid conflict: a review of patterns and priorities worldwide. Oryx 43:18-34. External resource

Khorozyan, I., A. Ghoddousi, M. Soofi, and M. Waltert. 2015. Big cats kill more livestock when wild prey reaches a minimum threshold. Biological Conservation 192:268-275. External resource

Marchini, S., and P. G. Crawshaw. 2015. Human–wildlife conflicts in Brazil: a fast-growing issue. Human Dimensions of Wildlife 20:323-328. External resource

Marchini, S., and D. W. Macdonald. 2012. Predicting ranchers' intention to kill jaguars: case studies in Amazonia and Pantanal. Biological Conservation 147:213-221. External resource

Marchini, S., and D. W. Macdonald. 2018. Mind over matter: perceptions behind the impact of jaguars on human livelihoods. Biological Conservation 224:230-237. External resource

Michalski, F., R. L. P. Boulhosa, A. Faria, and C. A. Peres. 2006. Human-wildlife conflicts in a fragmented Amazonian forest landscape: determinants of large felid depredation on livestock. Animal Conservation 9:179-188. Adobe Acrobat PDF Download

Palmeira, F. B. L., P. G. Craivshaw, C. M. Haddad, K. Ferraz, and L. M. Verdad. 2008. Cattle depredation by puma (Puma concolor) and jaguar (Panthera onca) in central-western Brazil. Biological Conservation 141:118-125. External resource

Porfirio, G., Sarmento, P., Leal, S. and Fonseca, C. 2016. How is the jaguar Panthera onca perceived by local communities along the Paraguai River in the Brazilian Pantanal? Oryx 50:163-168. External resource

Soto-Shoender, J. R., and M. B. Main. 2013. Differences in stakeholder perceptions of the jaguar Panthera onca and puma Puma concolor in the tropical lowlands of Guatemala. Oryx 47:109-112. External resource

Tortato, F. R., T. J. Izzo, R. Hoogesteijn, and C. A. Peres. 2017. The numbers of the beast: valuation of jaguar (Panthera onca) tourism and cattle depredation in the Brazilian Pantanal. Global Ecology and Conservation 11:106-114. Adobe Acrobat PDF Download

Tortato, F. R., V. M. G. Layme, P. G. Crawshaw, and T. J. Izzo. 2015. The impact of herd composition and foraging area on livestock predation by big cats in the Pantanal of Brazil. Animal Conservation 18:539-547. External resource

Zanin, M., R. Sollmann, N. Torres, M. Furtado, A. Jacomo, L. Silveira, and P. Marco. 2015. Landscapes attributes and their consequences on jaguar Panthera onca and cattle depredation occurrence. European Journal of Wildlife Research 61:529-537. External resource

Zarco-Gonzalez, M. M., and O. Monroy-Vilchis. 2014. Effectiveness of low-cost deterrents in decreasing livestock predation by felids: a case in Central Mexico. Animal Conservation 17:371-378. External resource

Zarco-Gonzalez, M. M., O. Monroy-Vilchis, and J. Alaniz. 2013. Spatial model of livestock predation by jaguar and puma in Mexico: conservation planning. Biological Conservation 159:80-87. External resource

Zimmermann, A., M. J. Walpole, and N. Leader-Williams. 2005. Cattle ranchers' attitudes to conflicts with jaguar Panthera onca in the Pantanal of Brazil. Oryx 39:406-412. External resource

Books and Book Chapters

Castaño-Uribe, C., C. A. Lasso, R. Hoogesteijn, A. Diaz-Pulido, and E. Payán. 2016. II. Conflictos entre felinos y humanos en América Latina. Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humboldt (IAvH), Bogotá, D. C., Colombia. Adobe Acrobat PDF Download

Cavalcanti, S., S. Marchini, A. Zimmermann, E. M. Gese, and D. W. Macdonald. 2010. Jaguars, livestock and people in Brazil: reality and perceptions behind the D. W. Macdonald and A. J. Loveridge, editors. Biology and conservation of wild felids. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. External resource

Marchini, S. 2014. Who’s in conflict with whom? Human dimensions of the conflicts involving wildlife. Pages 189-209 in L. M. Verdade, M. C. Lyra-Jorge, and C. I. Piña, editors. Applied ecology and human dimensions in biological conservation. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, Berlin, Heidelberg. External resource

Rabinowitz, A. 2005. Jaguars and livestock: living with the world's third largest cat. Pages 278-285 in A. Rabinowitz, R. Woodroffe, and S. Thirgood, editors. People and wildlife, conflict or co-existence? Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. External resource

Zimmermann, A., N. Baker, C. Inskip, J. D. C. Linnell, S. Marchini, J. Odden, G. Rasmussen, and A. Treves. 2009. Contemporary views of human–carnivore conflicts on wild rangelands. Pages 129-151 in J. T. du Toit, R. Kock, and J. C. Deutsch, editors. Wild rangelands. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. External resource


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