About the Authors

Samrat Mondol

Affiliation National Centre for Biological Sciences, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Bangalore, India

K. Ullas Karanth

Affiliations Wildlife Conservation Society, Bronx, New York, United States of America, Centre for Wildlife Studies, Bangalore, India

Uma Ramakrishnan

uramakri@ncbs.res.in

Affiliation National Centre for Biological Sciences, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Bangalore, India

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SM UR. Performed the experiments: SM. Analyzed the data: SM UR. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SM UR. Wrote the paper: SM KUK UR. Provided laboratory facilities and funding: UR. Contributed samples: KUK.