Danger To Prey Around Protected Areas

These refuges attract game but also, at their periphery, human predators, which can make these reservations riskier for animals than it seems.


Protected areas where animals can live free of human-induced risks are they effective? Not necessarily meet a French-Swiss team which includes researchers from the Laboratory of Alpine Ecology. To assess their role in wildlife conservation, the researchers equipped with GPS collars and VHF radio boars and hunting dogs used in battered in the Geneva area, near a small nature reserve.