Can Camera Traps Monitor Komodo Dragons a Large Ectothermic Predator?

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Achmad Ariefiandy; Deni Purwandana; Aganto Seno; Claudio Ciofi; Tim S Jessop;
(2013)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 8,issue 3 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3604106, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0058800
  • Subject: Research Article | Biology | Population Metrics | Medicine | Ecological Metrics | Relative Abundance Distribution | Population Size | Herpetology | Q | Epidemiology | R | Ecology | Population Biology | Science | Survey Methods | Conservation Science | Population Ecology | population ecology; Komodo dragon | Zoology | Terrestrial Ecology

Camera trapping has greatly enhanced population monitoring of often cryptic and low abundance apex carnivores. Effectiveness of passive infrared camera trapping, and ultimately population monitoring, relies on temperature mediated differences between the animal and its ... View more
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