About the Authors

Kelly Marnewick

kellym@ewt.org.za

Affiliations Endangered Wildlife Trust, Johannesburg, South Africa, Centre for Wildlife Management, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa

Sam M. Ferreira

Affiliation Scientific Services, SANParks, Skukuza, South Africa

Sophie Grange

Affiliation Endangered Wildlife Trust, Johannesburg, South Africa

Jessica Watermeyer

Affiliations Endangered Wildlife Trust, Johannesburg, South Africa, Wildlife and Reserve Management Research Group, Zoology and Entomology Department, Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa

Nakedi Maputla

Affiliation African Wildlife Foundation, Nairobi, Kenya

Harriet T. Davies-Mostert

Affiliations Endangered Wildlife Trust, Johannesburg, South Africa, Department of Zoology, Wildlife Conservation Research Unit, Recanati-Kaplan Centre, Oxford University, Oxford, United Kingdom

Competing Interests

The authors have the following interests: This study was partly funded by Tinga Lodge and Esorfranki. Jaguar Land Rover, South Africa provided a vehicle. There are no patents, products in development or marketed products to declare. This does not alter the authors’ adherence to all the PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials, as detailed online in the guide for authors.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: KM SMF HDM. Performed the experiments: KM SMF SG JW NM HDM. Analyzed the data: KM SMF SG JW NM HDM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: KM SMF SG JW NM HDM. Wrote the paper: KM SMF HDM. Manuscript rewrite: KM. Final manuscript proof read: SMF JW SG HDM.