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(names in bold are ACE staff, research associates or students)

1. CLEMENTS, H.S., TAMBLING, C.J. & KERLEY, G.I.H. 2016. Prey morphology and predator sociality drive predator prey preferences. Journal of Mammalogy 97(3): 919-927.

2. Gosling, C.M., Schrama, M., Van Erk, A., Olff, H. & Cromsigt, J.P.G.M. 2016. Mammalian herbivores, grass height and rainfall drive termite activity at different spatial scales in an African savanna. Biotropica 48(5): 656-666.

3. Kuijper, D.P.J., Bubnicki, J.W., Churski, M., Cromsigt, J.P.G.M. 2016. Multi-trophic interactions in anthropogenic landscapes: the devil is in the detail. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 283: 20152375.

4. KUIJPER, D.P.J., SAHLEN, E., ELMHAGEN, B., CHAMAILLÉ-JAMMES, SAND, H., LONE, K. & CROMSIGT, J.P.G.M. Paws without claws? Ecological effects of large carnivores in anthropogenic landscapes. Proceedings of the Royal Society B283: 20161625.

5. Macinnis-Ng, C.M.O., Zeppel, M.J.B., Palmer, A.R. & Eamus, D. 2016. Seasonal variations in tree water use and physiology correlate with soil salinity and soil moisture in remnant woodlands on saline soils. Journal of Arid Environments. In press.

6. Moll, R.J., Killion, A.K., Montgomery, R.A., Tambling, C.J. & Hayward, M.W. 2016. Spatial patterns of African ungulate aggregation reveal complex but limited risk effects from reintroduced carnivores. Ecology In press.

7. Palmer, A.R., Samuels, I., Cupido, C., Finca, A., Kangombe, F., Yunusa I.A.M., Vetter, S. & MAPAURE, I. 2016. Aboveground biomass production of a semi-arid southern African savanna: towards a new model. African Journal of Range & Forage Science 33(1): 43-51.

8. Sahlén, E., Noell, S., DePerno, C.S., Kindberg, J., Spong, G. & Cromsigt, J.P.G.M. 2016. Phantoms of the forest: legacy risk effects of a regionally extinct large carnivore. Ecology & Evolution 6: 791-799.

9. Samuels, I., Cupido, c., Swarts, M.B., Palmer, A.R. & Paulse, J.W. 2016. Feeding ecology of four livestock species under different management in a semi-arid pastoral system in South Africa. African Journal of Range & Forage Science 1-9.

10. van der Plas, F., Howison, R.A., Mpanza, N., Cromsigt, J.P.G.M. & Olff, H. 2016. Different‐sized grazers have distinctive effects on plant functional composition of an African savannah. Journal of Ecology 104: 864-875.

11. VELDHUIS, M.P., ROZEN-RECHELS, D., LE ROUX, E., CROMSIGT, J.P.G.M., BERG, M.P. & OLFF, H. 2016. Determinants of patchiness of woody vegetation in an African savanna. Journal of Vegetation Science. Doi: 10.1111/jvs.12461.

12. POTGIETER, G., KERLEY, G.I.H. & MARKER, L.L. 2016. More Bark than Bite? The Role of Livestock Guarding Dogs in Predator Control on Namibian Farmlands. Oryx. 50:514-522. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0030605315000113

13. RIPPLE, W.J., NEWSOME, T.M. & KERLEY, G.I.H. 2016. Does trophy hunting support biodiversity? A response to Di Miniin et al. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 31:495-496.

14. CLEMENTS, H.S., CUMMING, G.S. & KERLEY, G.I.H. 2016. Predators on private land: broad-scale socioeconomic interactions influence large predator management. Ecology & Society 21(2): 45. http://dx.doi.org/10.5751/ES-08607-210245.

15. DAVIES, A.B., TAMBLING, C.J., KERLEY, G.I.H. & ASNER, G.P.  2016. Limited spatial response to direct predation risk by African herbivores following predator reintroduction. Ecology & Evolution 6:5728-5748.

16. RIPPLE, W.J., CHAPRON, G., LÓPEZ-BAO, J.V., DURANT, S.M., MACDONALD, D.W., LINDSEY, P.A., BENNETT, E.L., BESCHTA, R.L., BRUSKOTTER, J.T., CAMPOS-ARCEIZ, A., CORLETT, R.T., DARIMONT, C.T., DICKMAN, A.J., DIRZO, R., DUBLIN, H.T., ESTES, J.A., EVERATT, K.T.,  GALETTI, M., GOSWAMI, V.R., HAYWARD, M.W., HEDGES, S., HOFFMANN, M.,  HUNTER, L.T.B., KERLEY, G.I.H., LETNIC, M., LEVI, T., MAISELS, F., MORRISON, J.C., NELSON, M.P., NEWSOME, T.M., PAINTER, L., PRINGLE, R.M., SANDOM, C.J., TERBORGH, J., TREVES, A., VAN VALKENBURGH, B., VUCETICH, J.A.,  WIRSING, A.J., WALLACH, A.D., WOLF, C., WOODROFFE, R., YOUNG, H. & ZHANG, L. 2016. Saving the world’s terrestrial megafauna. BioScience 66:807-812. doi: 10.1093/biosci/biw092.

17. LEA, J.M.D., KERLEY, G.I.H., HRABAR, H., BARRY, T.J. & SHULTZ, S.  2016. Recognition and management of ecological refugees: a case study of the Cape mountain zebra. Biological Conservation 203:207-215.

18. Remington J Moll, Alexander K Killion, Robert A Montgomery, Craig J Tambling & Matt W Hayward. 2016. Spatial patterns of African ungulate aggregation reveal complex but limited risk effects from reintroduced carnivores. Ecology 97(5): 1123-1134.

19. George Robert Wilson, Matt W Hayward, Charlie Wilson. 2016. Market‐based Incentives and Private Ownership of Wildlife to Remedy Shortfalls in Government Funding for Conservation. Conservation Letters.

20. Izak PJ Smit, Marietjie Landman, Richard M Cowling, Angela Gaylard. 2016. Expert-derived monitoring thresholds for impacts of megaherbivores on vegetation cover in a protected area. Journal of environmental management 177: 298-305.

21. Brian REEVES & Andre F Boshoff. 2016. Is diet adaptability a reason for the persistence of African Crowned Eagles Stephanoaetus coronatus in altered habitats? Ostrich 87(1): 29-36.

22. Peter M Haswell, Josip Kusak, Matt W Hayward. 2016. Large carnivore impacts are context-dependent. Food Webs.

23. Lilian Patricia Sales, Matthew Warrington Hayward, Marcelo Passamani. 2016. Local vs landscape drivers of primate occupancy in a Brazilian fragmented region. Mammal Research 61(1): 73-82.

24. Nicole V Coggan, Matthew W Hayward, Heloise Gibb. 2016. Termite activity and decomposition are influenced by digging mammal reintroductions along an aridity gradient. Journal of Arid Environments 133: 85-93.

25. PLOTZ, R.D., GRECIAN, W.J., KERLEY, G.I.H. & LINKLATER, W.L. 2016. Standardising home range studies for improved management of the critically endangered black rhinoceros. PLoS ONE 11(13): 1-17.

26. MINNIE, L, GAYLARD, A. & KERLEY, G.I.H. 2016. Compensatory life history responses of a mesopredator may undermine carnivore management efforts. Journal of Applied Ecology 53:379-387.

27. BOSHOFF, A.F., LANDMAN, M. & KERLEY, G.I.H. 2016. Filling the gaps on the maps: historical distribution patterns of some larger mammals in part of southern Africa. Transactions Royal Society of South Africa. 71: 23-87. DOI: 10.1080/0035919X.2015.1084066.

28. MW Hayward, G Ward‐Fear, F L'Hotellier, K Herman, AP Kabat, JP Gibbons. 2016. Could biodiversity loss have increased Australia's bushfire threat? Animal Conservation.

29. HAYWARD, M.W., SI LIN POH, A., CATHCART, J., CHURCHER, C., BENTLEY, J., HERMAN, K., KEMP, L., RIESSEN, N., SCULLY, P., HOONG DIONG, C., LEGGE, S., CARTER, A., GIBB, H. & FRIEND, A. 2016. Numbat nirvana: conservation ecology of the endangered numbat (Myrmecobius fasciatus) (Marsupialia: Myrmecobiidae) reintroduced to Scotia and Yookamurra Sanctuaries, Austrialia. Australian Journal of Zoology 63: 258-269. 

30. VAN VALKENBURGH, B., HAYWARD, M.W., RIPPLE, W.J., MELORO, C. & ROTH, L.V. 2016. The impact of large terrestrial carnivores on Pleistocene ecosystems. PNAS 113 (4): 862-867.

31. David A Luther, Thomas M Brooks, Stuart HM Butchart, Matt W Hayward, Marieke E Kester, John Lamoreux, Amy Upgren. 2016. Determinants of bird conservation action implementation and associated population trends of threatened species. Conservation Biology.

32. VAN WILGEN, N.J., GOODALL, V., HOLNESS, S., CHOWN, S.L. & MCGEOCH, M.A. 2016. Rising temperatures and changing rainfall patterns in South Africa’s national parks. International Journal of Climatology 36: 706-721.

33. Matt W Hayward, Jan F Kamler, Robert A Montgomery, Anna Newlove, Susana Rostro-García, Lilian P Sales, Blaire Van Valkenburgh. 2016. Prey Preferences of the Jaguar Panthera onca reflect the Post-Pleistocene Demise of Large Prey. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 3:148.

34. Paul Woodcock & Matt W Hayward. 2016. Moving the Goalposts: Possible Effects of Changes in Opportunity Costs on Conservation Triage. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 4: 113.

35. Maarten PG Hofman, Johannes Signer, Matthew W Hayward, Niko Balkenhol. 2016. Spatial ecology of a herd of white-lipped peccaries (Tayassu pecari) in Belize using GPS telemetry: challenges and preliminary results. THERYA 7(1): 21-37.

36. John DC Linnell, Arie Trouwborst, Luigi Boitani, Petra Kaczensky, Djuro Huber, Slaven Reljic, Josip Kusak, Aleksandra Majic, Tomaz Skrbinsek, Hubert Potocnik, Matt W Hayward, EJ Milner-Gulland, Bayarbaatar Buuveibaatar, Kirk A Olson, Lkhagvasuren Badamjav, Richard Bischof, Steffen Zuther, Urs Breitenmoser. 2016. Border security fencing and wildlife: the end of the transboundary paradigm in Eurasia? PLoS Biol 14(6): e1002483.

37. EVERATT, K. T., ANDRESEN, L. RIPPLE, W. J. & KERLEY, G.I.H. 2016. Rhino poaching may cause atypical trophic cascades. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 14:65-67.

38. DAVIES, A.B., TAMBLING, C.J., KERLEY, G.I.H. & ASNER, G.P.  2016. Effects of Vegetation Structure on the Location of Lion Kill Sites in African Thicket. PlosOne.

39. RIPPLE, W.J., CHAPRON, G., LÓPEZ-BAO, J.V., DURANT, S.M., MACDONALD, D.W., LINDSEY, P.A., BENNETT, E.L., BESCHTA, R.L., BRUSKOTTER, J.T., CAMPOS-ARCEIZ, A., CORLETT, R.T., DARIMONT, C.T., DICKMAN, A.J., DIRZO, R., DUBLIN, H.T., ESTES, J.A., EVERATT, K.T.,  GALETTI, M., GOSWAMI, V.R., HAYWARD, M.W., HEDGES, S., HOFFMANN, M.,  HUNTER, L.T.B., KERLEY, G.I.H., LETNIC, M., LEVI, T., MAISELS, F., MORRISON, J.C., NELSON, M.P., NEWSOME, T.M., PAINTER, L., PRINGLE, R.M., SANDOM, C.J., TERBORGH, J., TREVES, A., VAN VALKENBURGH, B., VUCETICH, J.A.,  WIRSING, A.J., WALLACH, A.D., WOLF, C., WOODROFFE, R., YOUNG, H. & ZHANG, L. 2016. (in press). Conserving the World’s Megafauna and Biodiversity: The Fierce Urgency of Now. Bioscience. 00:00-00.

40. Muntifering J.R., Linklater, W.L., Clarks, S.G., Uri-Khob, S., Kasaona, J.K., Uiseb, K., du Preez, P., Kasaona, K., Beytell, P., Ketji, J., Hambo, B., Brown, M.A.Z., Thouless, C., Jacobs, S. &  Knight, A. 2015. Harnessing values to save the rhinoceros: insights from Namibia. Oryx doi:10.1017/S0030605315000769.

41. Stringer, A. & Linklater, W.L. 2015. Density-dependent transmission drives macroparasite abundance across populations of a critically endangered megaherbivore. Oecologia. DOI: 10.1007/s00442-015-3319-1.

42. FULLMAN, T.J., KIKER, G.A., GAYLARD, A., SOUTWORTH, J. WAYLEN, P. & KERLEY, G.I.H. 2016. Elephants respond to resource trade-offs in an aseasonal system through daily and annual variability in resource selection. Koedoe 00:00-00.