Rodents

Predation By Small Mammalian Carnivores in Rural Agro-Ecosystems: An Undervalued Ecosystem Service?

4th January 2018
Published under: Data Tools & Methodologies,Why Natural Capital?

This paper was originally published in Ecosystem Services.  Highlights:  Crop areas supported the highest diversity of small carnivores. Carnivore probability of use was influenced by dog and livestock abundance. Small carnivores incorporate significant proportions of rodents in their diet. Community members underappreciated the potential pest control services of carnivores. The perceived impacts of poultry predation… [more]