Animal welfare considerations for using large carnivores and guardian dogs as vertebrate biocontrol tools against other animals
Benjamin L Allen, Lee R Allen, Guy Ballard, Marine Drouilly, Peter JS Fleming, Jordan O Hampton, Matthew W Hayward, Graham IH Kerley, Paul D Meek, Liaan Minnie, M Justin O'Riain, Daniel M Parker, Michael J Somers
Biological Conservation | ELSEVIER SCI LTD | Published : 2019
We thank Glen Saunders and Trudy Sharp for ongoing discussions about the five domains assessment model for invasive animal control tools. Gail Potgeiter assisted with the assessment and contributed substantial input to the manuscript, including provision of many helpful comments on earlier drafts. BA and MJS thank the DST-NRF Centre of Excellence for Invasion Biology in Stellenbosch and Pretoria, South Africa, for providing funding that enabled the development of this study.