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John Seidensticker

Center Head / Conservation Ecology Center

Research Focus

Dr. Seidensticker's research efforts have focused on understanding and encouraging landscape patterns and conditions where large mammals can persist, training future conservation leaders, and diffusing environmental understanding through his writing, public appearance, and museum and zoo exhibits.

Most Recent Publications

Seidensticker, John. Winter Ecology of the Amur Tiger Based Upon Observations in West-Central Skihote-Alin Mountains 1970–1973, 1996–2010, The Journal of Wildlife Management, 78 (1) 177-178. 2014.

Dutta, Trishna, Sharma, Sandeep, Maldonado, Jesús E., Wood, Thomas C., Panwar, H. S. and Seidensticker, John. Fine-scale population genetic structure in a wide-ranging carnivore, the leopard (Panthera pardus fusca) in central India, Diversity and Distributions, 19 (7) 760-771. 2013.

Dutta, Trishna, Sharma, Sandeep, Maldonado, Jesús E., Wood, Thomas C., Panwar, Hemendra S. and Seidensticker, John. Gene flow and demographic history of leopards (Panthera pardus) in the central Indian highlands, Evolutionary Applications, 6 (6) 949-959. 2013.

Karanth, K. U., Gopalaswamy, Arjun M., Karanth, Krithi K., Goodrich, John, Seidensticker, John and Robinson, John G. Sinks as saviors: Why flawed inference cannot assist tiger recovery, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 110 (2) E110-E110. 2013.

Sharma, Sandeep, Dutta, Trishna, Maldonado, Jesús E., Wood, Thomas C., Panwar, Hemendra Singh and Seidensticker, John. Forest corridors maintain historical gene flow in a tiger metapopulation in the highlands of central India, Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 280 (1767) . 2013.

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