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Using road patrol data to identify factors associated with carnivore roadkill counts

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RT @_sam_williams_: Just posted a new preprint at @PeerJPreprints. Can partnering with road agencies unlock efficient data collection to he…
RT @_sam_williams_: Just posted a new preprint at @PeerJPreprints. Can partnering with road agencies unlock efficient data collection to he…
RT @_sam_williams_: Just posted a new preprint at @PeerJPreprints. Can partnering with road agencies unlock efficient data collection to he…
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Just posted a new preprint at @PeerJPreprints. Can partnering with road agencies unlock efficient data collection to help mitigate carnivore roadkill? Yes. Yes it can. https://t.co/ryUoKB7cBJ
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Competing Interests

Wendy Collinson and Claire Patterson-Abrolat are currently employed by the Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT). David Marneweck was employed by the EWT during the data collection period and while the manuscript was prepared, but he is not currently employed by the EWT. The other authors declare that they have no competing interests.

Author Contributions

Samual T Williams conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Wendy Collinson conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Claire Patterson-Abrolat conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

David G Marneweck conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Lourens H Swanepoel conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Data Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding data availability:

1) Name of database: Serval roadkill dataset; Name of repository: Figshare

2) DOI [will be activated after article acceptance]: 10.6084/m9.figshare.6833378

3) URL: https://figshare.com/s/b982eebca51c8edc91d3

Funding

STW was supported by a postdoctoral grant from the University of Venda. LHS was supported by the National Research Foundation of South Africa (Grant Nr: 107099) and the University of Venda (SMNS/17/Zoo/01). N3 Toll Concession (N3TC) provided financial and logistical support for the research. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.


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