Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde: The strange case of human- macaque interactions in India (Commentary)

Radhakrishna, Sindhu and Sinha, Anindya (2010) Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde: The strange case of human- macaque interactions in India (Commentary). Current Conservation, 4. pp. 39-40.

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Abstract: As we hurtle headlong into the twenty-first century creating technologies, breathing development, and grabbing land and resources, most of us will readily acknowledge that we may be harming the natural world by our actions and that we must do what we can to correct this. Judging from the enthusiastic response to most wildlife campaigns nowadays, it would also appear that the human population, or a goodly portion of it, genuinely sympathises with the fate of wild animals today and seeks to preserve them and their habitats. The more difficult choice to accept is that of physical coexistence, or sharing our living space with them. It is relatively easy to think of saving wildlife when it is a matter of conserving their space, infinitely more challenging when the issue is one of sharing our space with them. Most primate species
Item Type: Journal Paper
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Subjects: School of Natural and Engineering Sciences > Animal Behaviour
Programmes > Ecology, Behaviour and Conservation
Divisions: Schools > Natural Sciences and Engineering
Date Deposited: 03 Dec 2015 10:56
Last Modified: 03 Dec 2015 10:56
Official URL: http://www.indiaenvironmentportal.org.in/files/fil...
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    URI: http://eprints.nias.res.in/id/eprint/886

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