Sanjay GubbiN S HarishShravan SutharAmrita Menon
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Leopards of Bannerghatta National Park: A camera-trapping exercise to estimate abundance and densities of leopards

Sanjay Gubbi, N. S. Harish, Shravan Suthar & Amrita M. Menon

The leopard (Panthera pardus) is one of the top predators found over a wide geographic range and also adapted to human-dominated landscapes. They are elusive and solitary species with a diet that constitutes a wide range of prey species. The combination of habitat adaptability and catholic diet also makes it a highly conflict-prone species.

This report provides the first estimates of leopard abundance and density in Bannerghatta National Park.