About the Authors

George Wittemyer

g.wittemyer@colostate.edu

Affiliations Department of Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Biology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, United States of America, Graduate Degree Program in Ecology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, United States of America, Save The Elephants, Nairobi, Kenya

David Daballen

Affiliation Save The Elephants, Nairobi, Kenya

Iain Douglas-Hamilton

Affiliations Save The Elephants, Nairobi, Kenya, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: GW IDH. Performed the experiments: GW DD. Analyzed the data: GW. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: GW IDH. Wrote the paper: GW.