About the Authors

Paula A. White

paw@carnivoreconservation.com

Affiliation Center for Tropical Research, Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, University of California, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Dennis Ikanda

Affiliation Tanzania Wildlife Research Institute, Arusha, Tanzania

Luigi Ferrante

Affiliation Center of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Medical Information Technology, Department of Biomedical Science and Public Health, Polytechnic University of Marche, Ancona, Italy

Philippe Chardonnet

Affiliation IGF-International Foundation for Wildlife Management, Paris, France

Pascal Mesochina

Affiliation IGF-International Foundation for Wildlife Management, Paris, France

Roberto Cameriere

Affiliation AgEstimation Project, Institute of Legal Medicine, University of Macerata, Macerata, Italy

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: PAW DI LF PC PM RC. Performed the experiments: PAW DI PM. Analyzed the data: LF RC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: PAW DI LF RC. Wrote the paper: PAW DI LF PC PM RC.