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Research Article

Big Cats in Our Backyards: Persistence of Large Carnivores in a Human Dominated Landscape in India

  • Vidya Athreya mail,

    vidya.athreya@gmail.com

    Affiliation: Wildlife Conservation Society-India, Centre for Wildlife Studies, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

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  • Morten Odden,

    Affiliation: Faculty of Applied Ecology and Agricultural Sciences, Hedmark University College, Campus Evenstad, Elverum, Norway

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  • John D. C. Linnell,

    Affiliation: Norwegian Institute for Nature Research, Trondheim, Norway

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  • Jagdish Krishnaswamy,

    Affiliation: Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment, Bangalore. Karnataka, India

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  • Ullas Karanth

    Affiliation: Wildlife Conservation Society-India, Centre for Wildlife Studies, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

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  • Published: March 06, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0057872

About the Authors

Vidya Athreya, Ullas Karanth
Wildlife Conservation Society-India, Centre for Wildlife Studies, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Morten Odden
Faculty of Applied Ecology and Agricultural Sciences, Hedmark University College, Campus Evenstad, Elverum, Norway
John D. C. Linnell
Norwegian Institute for Nature Research, Trondheim, Norway
Jagdish Krishnaswamy
Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment, Bangalore. Karnataka, India

Corresponding Author

Email: vidya.athreya@gmail.com

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: VA MO JDCL JK UK. Performed the experiments: VA. Analyzed the data: VA MO. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JDCL JK UK. Wrote the paper: VA.