Livestock management for coexistence with large carnivores, healthy land and productive ranches : a viewpoint
Livestock – large carnivore coexistence occurs within a broader context of social-ecological systems, specifically ranches and rural communities. Coexistence practitioners can be more effective by expanding from a direct focus on carnivores and predation-prevention tools to livestock management context. Ranchers can apply many of the same approaches that work for rangeland health and livestock production to reduce conflicts with large carnivores. The central anti-predator behavior of wild grazing animals is to form large, dense herds that then move around the landscape to seek fresh forage, avoid ...
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