research trophy hunters pay more to target larger bodied carnivores

Research: Trophy hunters pay more to target larger-bodied carnivores

The behaviour of human hunters diverges from other animals. Other predators tend to target vulnerable individuals in prey populations. Human animals, often males, tend to hunt large, reproductive-aged individuals. In the case of guided trophy hunting there are costs, like failure risk, risk of injury, and lower nutritional returns.  The behaviour of human hunters diverges from other animals. Other…

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