Investigating the impacts of captive origin, time and vegetation on the daily activity of African lion prides
Emma J Dunston, Jackie Abell, Rebecca E Doyle, Jacqui Kirk, Victoria B Hilley, Andrew Forsyth, Emma Jenkins, Dominique McAllister, Rafael Freire
Journal of Ethology | SPRINGER JAPAN KK | Published : 2017
The authors wish to acknowledge the two anonymous reviewers who provided constructive comments on the manuscript. This research was conducted as part of E. D.'s Ph.D. at the School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences, Charles Sturt University. The study was funded by an Australian Post-graduate Award, and private sponsorship provided by BellCity, covad, Frank Health Insurance, GMHBA, iBuynew, InStitchu, the Hamper Emporium, the State Custodians Mortgage Company, Taxibox and Dr Lanzer. The organizations and employees of the African Lion and Environmental Research Trust, Zimbabwe and Zambia, and Siya-funda, Greater Makalali Private Game Reserve, South Africa, are acknowledged for their technical support. We also acknowledge the lion prides which were the focus of this study.