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Silver, Scott

Facility Director/Curator of Animals, Wildlife Conservation Society

Affiliation/Department
Wildlife Conservation Society
Education
PhD, Fordham University, 1998
Telephone
718-271-3622
Research Description

Coordinating and implementing jaguar surveys throughout their range. This includes using remote camera traps to identify individuals and assess abundance using mark and recapture analysis. Also using scat and hair samples to isolate genetic material for assessing abundance. Also, general research on jaguar biology and ecology, including diet selection, ranging behavior,jaguar/livestock conflict and life history traits.

Research Keywords: Carnivore surveys, carnivore biology, feeding ecology, primatology, mark/recapture, translocation

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