About the Authors

Bart J. Harmsen

bharmsen@panthera.org, bharmsen@ub.edu.bz

Affiliations Environmental Research Institute, University of Belize, Belmopan, Belize, Panthera, 8 West 40th Street, 18th Floor, New York, NY, United States of America

Rebecca J. Foster

Affiliations Environmental Research Institute, University of Belize, Belmopan, Belize, Panthera, 8 West 40th Street, 18th Floor, New York, NY, United States of America

Emma Sanchez

Affiliations Environmental Research Institute, University of Belize, Belmopan, Belize, Panthera, 8 West 40th Street, 18th Floor, New York, NY, United States of America

Carmina E. Gutierrez-González

Affiliation Facultad de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Autonoma de Queretaro, Querétaro, Querétaro, México

Scott C. Silver

Affiliation Wildlife Conservation Society, 2300 Southern Boulevard, Bronx, NY, United States of America

Linde E. T. Ostro

Affiliation New York Academy of Sciences, 7 World Trade Center, New York, NY, United States of America

Marcella J. Kelly

Affiliation Department of Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, United States of America

Elma Kay

Affiliation Environmental Research Institute, University of Belize, Belmopan, Belize

Howard Quigley

Affiliation Panthera, 8 West 40th Street, 18th Floor, New York, NY, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceptualization: BJH RJF SCS LETO. Data curation: BJH RJF ES. Formal analysis: BJH RJF CEGG. Funding acquisition: BJH RJF HQ EK LETO. Methodology: BJH RJF. Project administration: BJH RJF HQ EK ES. Software: BJH CEGG. Supervision: BJH RJF HQ EK ES. Visualization: BJH RJF. Writing – original draft: BJH RJF. Writing – review & editing: HQ MJK SCS LETO.