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Twisted tale of the tiger: the case of inappropriate data and deficient science

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Twisted tale of the tiger: the case of inappropriate data and deficient science https://t.co/rfWCBOpclK
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Supplemental Information

Original data used by Gopalaswamy et al 2015 for their Figure 5, as published in the cited sources

Original data used by Gopalaswamy et al 2015 for their Figure 5, as published in the cited sources.

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.27349v1/supp-1

Supplement 1

Screenshots of original publications highlighting data discrepancies in Gopalswamy et al 2015.

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.27349v1/supp-2

Additional Information

Competing Interests

Y. V. Jhala and Q. Qureshi are employed by the Wildlife Institute of India and Rajesh Gopal is employed by the Global Tiger Forum.

Author Contributions

Qamar Qureshi conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Rajesh Gopal contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Yadvendradev V Jhala conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Data Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding data availability:

All the data referred to and critiqued in the manuscript are provided as supplementary files as screen shots of the original articles where they were published.

There are no raw data associated with this paper. All relevant information is either in the paper or in the supplements. The research in this article did not generate any data or code as it is a critique of a published paper.

Funding

The authors received no funding for this work.


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