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Peer Review Status: Refereed
Title: African golden cat and serval in forest-savannah transitions in Cameroon
Author(s): Simo, Franklin T
Difouo, Ghislain F
Kekeunou, Sevilor
Ingram, Daniel J
Kirsten, Iris
Olson, David
Contact Email: daniel.ingram@stir.ac.uk
Keywords: Deng-Deng National Park
Mpem et Djim National Park
Habitat
Cohabitation
Co-occurrence
Sympatric
Camera-trap
Caracal
Leptailurus
Issue Date: 9-May-2021
Date Deposited: 5-Jul-2021
Citation: Simo FT, Difouo GF, Kekeunou S, Ingram DJ, Kirsten I & Olson D (2021) African golden cat and serval in forest-savannah transitions in Cameroon. African Journal of Ecology. https://doi.org/10.1111/aje.12891
Abstract: First paragraph: African golden cats (Caracal aurata Temminck, 1827; hereafter, ‘golden cat’) occur in the forests and forest–savannah mosaics (hereafter, ‘FSM’) of West and Central Africa (Bahaa-el-din et al., 2015). Another medium-sized wild felid, the serval (Leptailurus [Caracal] serval Schreber, 1776), occurs in well-watered savannah and long-grass environments that are widespread across sub-Saharan Africa (Figure 1a; Thiel, 2019). Golden cats and servals are closely related felids (Johnson et al., 2006), deriving from a common ancestor approximately 5.4 million years ago (O’Brien & Johnson, 2007). They are known to be sympatric only within a small portion of their collective geographic range, including in the Central African Republic (Hickisch & Aebischer, 2013), in the FSM of the western Congo Basin (Henschel et al., 2014) and in Uganda (Mills et al., 2019).
DOI Link: 10.1111/aje.12891
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