• A dead giveaway: Foraging vultures and other avian scavengers respond to auditory cues 

      Jackson, Craig Ryan; Maddox, Thomas M; Mbise, Franco Peniel; Stokke, Bård Gunnar; belant, Jerrold L.; Bevanger, Kjetil Modolv; Durant, Sarah M.; Fyumagwa, R.D.; Ranke, Peter Sjolte; Røskaft, Eivin; May, Roelof Frans; Fossøy, Frode (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Carrion represents an unpredictable and widely distributed primary food source for vultures and other avian scavengers. Avian scavengers in African savanna ecosystems are reported to rely exclusively on visual stimuli to ...
    • Do carnivore surveys match reports of carnivore presence by pastoralists? A case of the eastern Serengeti ecosystem 

      Mbise, Franco Peniel; Jackson, Craig Ryan; Lyamuya, Richard; Fyumagwa, Robert D.; Ranke, Peter Sjolte; Røskaft, Eivin (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Human-carnivore encounters are common where humans and wild carnivores share the same landscape. The frequency of such encounters gives insight regarding carnivore density and might correlate with human-carnivore conflict ...
    • Human habituation reduces hyrax flight initiation distance in Serengeti 

      Mbise, Franco Peniel; Fredriksen, Kari-Elise; Ranke, Peter Sjolte; Jackson, Craig Ryan; Fyumagwa, Robert D.; Holmern, Tomas; Fossøy, Frode; Røskaft, Eivin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Many animal populations are exposed to disturbance originating from human activities. In response to human disturbance, certain animals display a variety of potentially costly behavioural responses, such as increased ...
    • Human-Carnivore Coexistence and Conflict in the Eastern Serengeti, Tanzania 

      Mbise, Franco Peniel (Doctoral theses at NTNU;2018:208, Doctoral thesis, 2018)
      In areas where humans coexist with large carnivores, a so called human-carnivore conflict exist due to the carnivores’ natural behaviour of attacking livestock and humans. In northern Tanzania, livestock depredation ...