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Opinion: What’s behind the conflict between people and animals in Tanzania?

  24 August 2019

The killing of large carnivores by villagers near Tanzania’s Ruaha National Park – home to large numbers of lions, wild dogs, cheetahs, leopards and spotted hyenas – is causing wildlife experts concern. But with attacks on livestock resulting in significant economic and cultural costs to local households, can a solution be found? Amy Dickman says the answer could lie with another animal – dogs. (1000 Words) - By Amy Dickman - Kaplan Senior Research Fellow in Wild Felid Conservation at University of Oxford

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Large dogs have been introduced in the villages in Tanzania to protect the livestock from attacks by predators.  Credit: Ruaha Carnivore Project

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