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USA Office

1033 N Karen Ave, Clovis, CA, 93611, USA

Email

andrei.snyman@gmail.com

Contact Person

Research Director - Dr. Andrei Snyman

Mashatu Research is a proud partner of Mashatu Game Reserve and Wild Animal Encounters Foundation

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Publications

​Brassine, E., & Parker, D. (2015). Trapping elusive cats: using intensive camera trapping to estimate the density of a rare African felid. PloS one, 10(12), e0142508.

Davies‐Mostert, H. T., J. F. Kamler, M. G. Mills, C. R. Jackson, G. S. Rasmussen, R. J. Groom, & D. W. Macdonald. (2012). Long‐distance transboundary dispersal of African wild dogs among protected areas in southern Africa. African Journal of Ecology 50:500-506.

Forssman, T. (2014). Dzombo shelter: A contribution to the later Stone Age sequence of the greater Mapungubwe landscape. South African Archaeological Bulletin, 69(200), 182.

Forssman, T. (2015). A macro-fracture investigation of the backed stone tools from Dzombo Shelter, eastern Botswana. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports, 3, 265-274.

Forssman, T. (2015). Casting foragers into a new mold? The case of the Mafunyane Shelter, eastern Botswana.

Forssman, T. (2015). Hunter-gatherers on the Mapungubwe landscape.

Forssman, T. The late Holocene Stone Age of the Maremani Nature Reserve: foragers, herders and farmers.

Forssman, T., & Pargeter, J. (2014). Assessing surface movement at Stone Age open-air sites: first impressions from a pilot experiment in northeastern Botswana. Southern African Humanities, 26(1), 157-176.

Jackson, C. R., J. W. McNutt, & P. J. Apps. (2012). Managing the ranging behaviour of African wild dogs (Lycaon pictus) using translocated scent marks. Wildlife Research 39:31-34.

Jackson, C. R., K. Marnewick, P. A. Lindsey, E. Røskaft, & M. P. Robertson. (2016). Evaluating habitat connectivity methodologies: a case study with endangered African wild dogs in South Africa. Landscape ecology 31:1433-1447.

McCollum, K.R., Powell, L.A., Snyman, A., Bomberger-Brown, M., & Carroll. P.J. (2018). Kori Bustard (Ardeotis kori) respond to vegetation density and elevation in the Northern Tuli Game Reserve, Botswana. Avian Conservation and Ecology. 13(1):13. doi.org/10.5751/ACE-01191-130113

McDermid, K.R, Snyman, A., Verreynne, F.J., Carroll, J.P., Penzhorn, B., & Yabsley, M.J. (2017). Surveillance for viral and parasitic pathogens in a vulnerable African lion (Panthera leo) population in the Northern Tuli Game Reserve, Botswana. Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 53:1.

Mottram, P., Mann, G. K., Snyman, A., & O’Riain, M. J. (2019). Variable barrier permeability for a pack of African wild dogs (Lycaon pictus) reintroduced to eastern Botswana. African Journal of Wildlife Research, 49(1), 111-115.

Powell, L., Kharuxab, R., Marker, L., Nghikembua, M., Omusula, S., Reid, R., Snyman, A., Weaver, B., & Wykstra, M. (2018). Coordination of large landscapes for cheetah conservation. Pages 239-250, In The Biology and Conservation of Cheetahs (L. Marker, L. Boast, and A. Schmidt-Küntzel, eds.). Academic Press.

Satterfield, L.C., Thompson, J.J., Snyman, A., Candelario, L, Rode, B, & Carroll. J.P. (2017). Estimating occurrence and detectability of a carnivore community in eastern Botswana using baited camera traps. African Journal of Wildlife Research. 74(1): 32-46.

Selier, S. A. J., Page, B. R., Vanak, A. T., & Slotow, R. (2014). Sustainability of elephant hunting across international borders in southern Africa: A case study of the greater Mapungubwe Transfrontier Conservation Area. The Journal of Wildlife Management, 78(1), 122-132.

Selier, S. A. J., Slotow, R., & Di Minin, E. (2016). The influence of socioeconomic factors on the densities of high-value cross-border species, the African elephant. PeerJ, 4, e2581.

Snyman, A., E.J. Raynor., Chizinski, C., Powell, L.A., & Carroll, J.P. (2018). African lion (Panthera leo) space use in eastern Botswana’s transfrontier conservation area. African Journal of Wildlife Research. 48(2): 023001. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3957/056.048.023001

Snyman, A., Jackson, C.R., & Funston, P.J. (2015). The effects of alternative forms of hunting on the social organization of two small populations of lions (Panthera leo) in southern Africa. Oryx. 49: 604-610

Steyn, V., & Funston, P. J. (2006). A case of cannibalism in leopards. South African Journal of Wildlife Research-24-month delayed open access, 36(2), 189-190.

Steyn, V., & Funston, P. J. (2009). Land-use and socio-spatial organization of female leopards in a semi-arid wooded savanna, Botswana. South African Journal of Wildlife Research, 39(2), 126-132.

Swanepoel, L.H, Somers, M.J., Van Hoven, W., Schiess, M., Owen, C., Snyman, A., Martins, Q., Senekal, C., Camacho, G., Boshoff, W., & Dalerum, F. (2015). Survival rates and causes of mortality of leopards (Panthera pardus) in southern Africa. Oryx. 49: 595 – 603.

Swanepoel, L.H., Balme, G., Williams, S., Power, R.J., Snyman, A., Gaigher, I., Senekal, C., Martins, Q., and Child, M.F. (2016). A conservation assessment of Panthera pardus. The Red List of Mammals of South Africa, Swaziland and Lesotho. South African National Biodiversity Institute and Endangered Wildlife Trust, South Africa.

Dissertation / Thesis

Brassine, E. I. (2015). The cheetahs of the Northern Tuli Game Reserve, Botswana: population estimates, monitoring techniques and human-predator conflict (Masters thesis, Rhodes University).

 

Candelario, L. R. (2015). Assessing the causes, impacts, and future implications of increased use of preserve boundaries by leopards on research, tourism, and human-wildlife interactions in southern Africa (Doctoral dissertation, University of Georgia, Athens).

McKenzie, A. A. (2007). Co-operative hunting in the black-backed jackal Canis mesomelas Schreber (Doctoral dissertation).

McCollum, K. R. (2015). Occupancy Analysis and Density Estimation of Kori Bustards (Ardeotis kori) and Helmeted Guineafowl (Numida meleagris) for Use in Landscape Conservation Planning in the Northern Tuli Game Reserve, Botswana (Masters thesis, The University of Nebraska-Lincoln).

McDermid, K. R. (2015). Pathogen Prevalence in a Highly Vulnerable Population of African Lions in the Northern Tuli Game Reserve, Botswana (Masters thesis, University of Georgia, Athens).

Satterfield, L. C. (2014). Use of baited camera traps to sample carnivore communities in eastern Botswana (Masters thesis, University of Georgia, Athens).

Selier, S. A. J. (2008). The social structure, distribution and demographic status of the African elephant population in the Central Limpopo River Valley of Botswana, Zimbabwe and South Africa (Masters thesis).

Selier, S. A. J. (2015). The Challenges and Opportunities in Conserving Wide-ranging Cross-border Species: A Case Study of the Greater Mapungubwe Transfrontier Conservation Area Elephant Population (Doctoral dissertation, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Westville).

Snyman, A. (2016). Assessment of resource use and landscape risk for African lions (Panthera leo) in eastern Botswana (Doctoral dissertation, The University of Nebraska-Lincoln).

Snyman, A. (2010). Lion (Panthera leo) social organisation in a human affected landscape (M-Tech thesis, Tshwane University of Technology).

Steyn, P. D. V. (2008). The socio-spatial organisation of leopards (Panthera pardus) in the Northern Tuli Game Reserve, Botswana. (M-Tech thesis, Tshwane University of Technology).