About the Authors

Timothy G. O’Brien

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Funding acquisition, Investigation, Methodology, Project administration, Resources, Supervision, Validation, Visualization, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

tobrien@wcs.org

Affiliations Wildlife Conservation Society, Global Programs, Bronx, New York, United States of America, Mpala Research Centre, Nanyuki, Kenya

Margaret F. Kinnaird

Roles Conceptualization, Funding acquisition, Investigation, Methodology, Project administration, Resources, Supervision, Validation, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

Current address: World Wide Fund for Nature International, Nairobi, Kenya.

Affiliation Mpala Research Centre, Nanyuki, Kenya

Steven Ekwanga

Roles Data curation, Investigation, Supervision, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Living with Lions, Nanyuki, Kenya

Christopher Wilmers

Roles Data curation, Funding acquisition, Investigation, Methodology, Project administration, Resources, Supervision, Validation, Visualization, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Center for Integrated Spatial Research Environmental Studies Department, University of California, Santa Cruz, California, United States of America

Terrie Williams

Roles Funding acquisition, Investigation, Project administration, Supervision, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Center for Ocean Health, University of California, Santa Cruz, California, United States of America

Alayne Oriol-Cotterill

Roles Data curation, Funding acquisition, Investigation, Project administration, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Ewaso Lions, Nairobi, Kenya, Wildlife Conservation Research Unit, Zoology Dept, University of Oxford, Tubney, United Kingdom

Daniel Rubenstein

Roles Data curation, Funding acquisition, Project administration, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Mpala Research Centre, Nanyuki, Kenya, Dept of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, United States of America

Laurence G. Frank

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Funding acquisition, Investigation, Methodology, Project administration, Supervision, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Living with Lions, Nanyuki, Kenya, Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America

Competing Interests

Australian 60 Minutes is a commercial funder that provided partial unrestricted financial support to LGF. This support does not alter our adherence to PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials. Australian 60 Minutes had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.