Workgroup Endangered Species Conservation

Improving wildlife assessments in Western Tanzania

Funded by GTZ, 2004-2008

Participating department members
Matthias Waltert, Christian Kiffner

Publications

Kiffner, C. (2010): African lions and the trophy hunting dilemma. Endangered Species Update 25: 3-6.

Kiffner, C., Meyer, B., Mühlenberg, M. & Waltert, M. (2009): Plenty of prey, few predators: what limits lions in Katavi National Park, Western Tanzania? Oryx 43: 52-59.

Kiffner, C. & Waltert, M. (2009): Wildlife Population Assessments in the Katavi Ecosystem. Miombo 34: 1-8.

Waltert, M., Chuwa, M. & Kiffner, C. (2009): An assessment of the Puku (Kobus vardoni Livingstone 1857) population at Lake Rukwa , Tanzania : African Journal of Ecology 47: 688-692.

Waltert, M., Meyer, B., Kiffner, C. & Mühlenberg, M. (2009): Habitat availability, hunting or poaching: what affects distribution and density of large mammals in western Tanzania? African Journal of Ecology 47: 737-746.

Waltert, M., Meyer, B., Shanyangi, M.W., Balozi, J.J., Kitwara, O., Qolli, S., Krischke, H. & Mühlenberg, M. (2008): Foot surveys of large mammals in woodlands of western Tanzania . Journal of Wildlife Management 72: 603-610.

Kiffner, C., Waltert, M., Meyer, B. & Mühlenberg, M. (2008): Response of lions (Panthera leo LINNAEUS 1758) and spotted hyaenas (Crocuta crocuta ERXLEBEN 1777) to sound playbacks. African Journal of Ecology 46: 223-226.