About the Authors

Arjun Srivathsa

arjuns.cws@gmail.com

Affiliations Post-Graduate Programme in Wildlife Biology and Conservation, Wildlife Conservation Society, India Program, National Centre for Biological Sciences (Tata Institute of Fundamental Research), Bangalore, India, Centre for Wildlife Studies, Bangalore, India

Krithi K. Karanth

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

Devcharan Jathanna

Affiliation Centre for Wildlife Studies, Bangalore, India

N. Samba Kumar

Affiliations Centre for Wildlife Studies, Bangalore, India, Wildlife Conservation Society, India Program, Bangalore, India

K. Ullas Karanth

Affiliations Centre for Wildlife Studies, Bangalore, India, Wildlife Conservation Society, Bronx, New York, United States of America, Nicholas School of Environment, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

Competing Interests

Co-author K. Ullas Karanth is a PLOS ONE editorial board member. This does not alter the authors' adherence to PLOS ONE Editorial policies and criteria.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AS KKK NSK KUK. Performed the experiments: AS NSK. Analyzed the data: AS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AS KKK DJ NSK KUK. Wrote the paper: AS KKK KUK.