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Scientific studies concerning trophy hunting

Darimont, C. T., et al. (2017). "Why men trophy hunt." Biology Letters (3):

Elbroch, L. M., et al. (2017). "Contrasting bobcat values." Biodiversity and Conservation.

The Humane Society of the United States (2017). "State of the Mountain Lion: A call to end the trophy hunting of America’s lion."

Carter, N. H. and J. D. C. Linnell (2016). "Co-Adaptation Is Key to Coexisting with Large Carnivores." Trends in Ecology & Evolution 31(8): 575-578.

George, K. A., et al. (2016). "Changes in attitudes toward animals in the United States from 1978 to 2014." Biological Conservation 201: 237-242.

Gilbert, S. L., et al. (2016). "Socioeconomic Benefits of Large Carnivore Recolonization Through Reduced Wildlife-Vehicle Collisions." Conservation Letters.

The Humane Society of the United States and Humane Society International (2016). "Cecil II: Trophy Hunting Amerca's Lion."

Teichman, K. J., et al. (2016). "Hunting as a management tool? Cougar-human conflict is positively related to trophy hunting." BMC Ecology 16(1): 44.

Darimont, C. T., et al. (2015). "The unique ecology of human predators." Science 349(6250): 858-860.

Wielgus, R. B., et al. (2013). "Effects of male trophy hunting on female carnivore population growth and persistence." Biological Conservation 167: 69-75. <Go to ISI>://WOS:000328804300009

Cooley, H. S., et al. (2009). "Does hunting regulate cougar populations? A test of the compensatory mortality hypothesis." Ecology 90(10): 2913-2921. <Go to ISI>://WOS:000270274200026

Coltman, D. W., et al. (2003). "Undesirable evolutionary consequences of trophy hunting." Nature 426(6967): 655-658. <Go to ISI>://000187132800039

Kalof, L. and A. Fitzgerald (2003). "Reading the trophy: exploring the display of dead animals in hunting magazines." Visual Studies 18(2): 112-122.