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2012

University of Massachusetts Amherst

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Distributions Of Large Mammal Assemblages In Thailand With A Focus On Dhole (Cuon Alpinus) Conservation, Kate Elizabeth Jenks May 2012

Distributions Of Large Mammal Assemblages In Thailand With A Focus On Dhole (Cuon Alpinus) Conservation, Kate Elizabeth Jenks

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Biodiversity monitoring and predictions of species occurrence are essential to develop outcome-oriented conservation management plans for endangered species and assess their success over time. To assess distribution and patterns of habitat use of large mammal assemblages in Thailand, with a focus on the endangered dhole (Cuon alpinus), I first implemented a long-term camera-trapping project carried out with park rangers from October 2003 through October 2007 in Khao Yai National Park. This project was extremely successful and may serve as a regional model for wildlife conservation. I found significantly lower relative abundance indices for carnivore species, and collectively for all mammals ...