About the Authors

Stephen Blake, Samantha Strindberg, Patrick Boudjan, Calixte Makombo, Inogwabini Bila-Isia, Omari Ilambu, Falk Grossmann, Valentin Mbenzo, Dino S'hwa, Liz Williamson, Mike Fay, John Hart, Fiona Maisels
Africa Program, Wildlife Conservation Society, Bronx, New York, United States of America

Stephen Blake
Department of Geography, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States of America

Lambert Bene-Bene
World Wildlife Fund–Cameroon, Yaoundé, Cameroon

Bruno de Semboli
World Wildlife Fund–Dzanga-Sangha, Bangui, Central African Republic

Rosine Bayogo
Bangassou Forest Project, Canadian Center for International Studies and Cooperation, Bangui, Central African Republic

Corresponding Author

sblake@uuplus.com

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

SB, SS, MF, and JH conceived and designed the experiments. PB, CM, IBI, OI, FG, LBB, BdS, VM, DS, RB, LW, MF, and FM performed the experiments. SB and SS analyzed the data and wrote the paper.