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PUBLICATIONS for Dr Greg Rasmussen

Rasmussen, G. S. A. and D. W. Macdonald. 2012. Masking of the zeitgeber: African wild dogs mitigate persecution by balancing time. Journal of Zoology 286:232–242.

Rasmussen, G. S. A., H. H. d. Iongh, B. M. Croes, and R. Bui. 2008. Conservation Priorities for Lycaon pictus in Cameroon using lessons from Zimbabwe. West and Central African Large Carnivore seminar. Leiden University, Maroua.

Rasmussen, G. S. A., M. Gusset, F. Courchamp, and D. W. Macdonald. 2008. Achilles Heel of Sociality Revealed by Energetic Poverty Trap in Cursorial Hunters. American Naturalist 172:508-518.

Rasmussen, G. S. A., S. Canney, F. Courchamp, and D. W. Macdonald. Submitted. Breaking the Camels Back. Can Energetic Cost Cascades help quantify extinction vortices? Ecological monographs.

Rasmussen, G. S. A. 2012. Report to Department of National Parks and Wildlife Management. "Visitor disturbance of the den of the Longpools Pack". Painted Dog Conservation Research Division.

Rasmussen, G. S. A. 2011. Rearing pups to mimic natural feeding rates and ensure correct growth patterns.in Painted Dog Workshop, Pittsburgh Zoo.

Rasmussen, G. S. A. 2009. Anthropogenic factors influencing biological processes of the Painted Dog Lycaon pictus. Oxford University, Oxford.

Rasmussen, G. S. A. 2004. Evaluation of different techniques for the capture and anaesthesia of painted hunting dogs, Lycaon pictus. Page 145 in 5th International Symposium on Physiology, Behaviour and Conservation of Wildlife. Advances in Ethology, Berlin.

Rasmussen, G. S. A. 1997. Conservation status of the painted hunting dog Lycaon pictus in Zimbabwe. Department of National Parks & Wildlife Management, Harare, Zimbabwe.

Rasmussen, G. S. A. 1996. Predation on bat-eared foxes Otocyon megalotis by Cape hunting dogs Lycaon pictus. Koedoe 39:127-129.

Rasmussen, G. 2009. Anthropogenic factors influencing biological processes of the painted dog Lycaon pictus. . Oxford University, Oxford, UK. .

Rasmussen, G. 1999. Livestock predation by the painted hunting dog Lycaon pictus in a cattle ranching region of Zimbabwe: a case study. Biological Conservation 99:133-139.

Rasmussen, G. 1997. Vultures and painted hunting dogs. Honeyguide.
Prager, K. C., J. A. K. Mazet, L. Munson, S. Cleaveland, C. A.Donnelly, E. J. Dubovid, M. S. Gunther, R. Lines, G. Millsh, H. T. Davies-Mostert, J. W. McNutt, G. Rasmussen, K. Terio, and R. Woodroffe. in press. The effect of protected areas on pathogen exposure in endangered African wild dog (Lycaon picutus) populations. Biological Conservation.

Mills, M. G. L., S. Ellis, R. Woodroffe, D. Macdonald, P. Fletcher, M. Bruford, D. Wildt, U. S. Seal, and R. G.S.A. 1998. African Wild Dog (Lycaon pictus) Population and Habitat Viability Assessment.in IUCN/SSC Conservation Breeding Specialist Group Apple Valley, Minnesota.

Marsden, C. D., B. K. Mable, R. Woodroffe, G. S. A. Rasmussen, S. Cleaveland, R. Thomas, and L. J. Kennedy. 2009. Highly endangered African wild dogs (Lycaon pictus) lack variation at the Major Histocompatibility Complex. Journal of Heredity Advances in Canine and Feline Genomics and Inherited Diseases.

Hartwig, S. and G. S. A. Rasmussen. 1999. Observations on the integration of a captive-raised African Wild Dog (Lycaon pictus) into a wild-caught pack and their adaptation to the wilderness. Zoologische Garten 69:324-334.

Hartwig, S. and G.-S. Rasmussen. 1999. Beobachtungen zur Integration eines Afrikanischen Wildhundes (Lycaon pictus) aus Zoohaltung in eine Wildfang-Gruppe und deren gemeinsame Auswilderung. Zoologische Garten.

Croes B, R. G., Buij R, de Iongh H. 2012. Status of the African Wild Dog in the Benoue Complex, North Cameroon. Canid News, IUCN/SSC Canid Specialist Group 15.

Courchamp, F., G. S. A. Rasmussen, and D. W. Macdonald. 2002. Small pack size imposes a trade-off between hunting and pup-guarding in the painted hunting dog Lycaon pictus. Behavioral ecology 13:20-27.

Angulo, E., G. Rasmussen, D. W. Macdonald, and F. Courchamp. 2013 Do social groups reduce Allee effects and extinction risk in small populations? PLOS Biology.

Zimmermann, A., N. Baker, C. Inskip, J. Linnell, S. Marchini, J. Odden, G. Rasmussen, and A. Treves. in press. Mitigating Carnivore-Human Conflicts on Wild Rangelands.in J. D. Toit, R. Kock, and J. Deutsch, editors. Can rangelands be Wildlands?: Wildlife and Livestock in Semi-arid Ecosystems. UK. Blackwells.

Woodroffe, R., H. Davies-Mostert, J. Ginsberg, K. Leigh, K. McCreery, G. Mills, A. Pole, G. Rasmussen, R. Robbins, M. Somers, and M. Szykman. 2007. Rates and causes of mortality in endangered African wild dogs (Lycaon pictus):  lessons for management and monitoring. Oryx 41:215-223.

Esther van der Meer, Gregory S.A. Rasmussen1, Justice Muvengwi3 and Hervé Fritz2, Foraging costs, hunting success and its implications for African wild dog (Lycaon pictus) conservation inside and outside a protected area African Journal of Ecology Volume 52, Issue 1, pages 69–76, March 2014

Ester van der Meer,  Mkhalalwa Moyo, Gregory S.A. Rasmussena and Hervé Fritz, An empirical and experimental test of risk and costs of kleptoparasitism for African wild dogs (Lycaon pictus) inside and outside a protected area Behavioral Ecology (2011) 22 (5): 985-992 first published online June 10, 2011 doi:10.1093/beheco/arr079
van der Meer, E., J. Mpofu, R. G.S.A, and F. Fritz. 2013. Characteristics of African wild dog natal dens selected under different interspecific predation pressures. Mammalian Biology 78:336-343

van der Meer, E., M. Moyo, G. S. A. Rasmussen, and H. Fritz. 2011. An empirical and experimental test of risk and costs of kleptoparasitism for African wild dogs (Lycaon pictus) inside and outside a protected area. Behavioral ecology.Courchamp, F., Rasmussen, G.S.A. 2002 Pack size imposes a trade-off between hunting and baby-sitting in the painted hunting dog Lycaon pictus, Behavioral Ecology Vol. 13 No. 1: 20–27

Rasmussen GSA 2001   Canid conference Evaluation of different techniques for the capture and anaesthesia of the painted hunting dog, Lycaon Pictus

Rasmussen, G.S.A. 1999. Livestock predation by the painted hunting dog Lycaon pictus in a cattle ranching region of Zimbabwe: a case study. Biological Conservation, 88, 133-139.

Rasmussen, G.S.A. 1997. Conservation status of the painted hunting dog Lycaon pictus in Zimbabwe. Ministry of Environment & Tourism, Department of National Parks & Wildlife Management, Zimbabwe. 47pp.

Rasmussen 1997 Painted Hunting Dogs and Vultures. Honeyguide Vol 3/97

Rasmussen G.S.A., 1996. Predation on bat-eared foxes Otocyon megalotis by Cape Hunting Dogs Lycaon pictus   Koedoe 39/1 

1991  Comparative ecology of two parapatric Lygodactylus geckos, with a review of the status of  Lygodactylus bradfieldi.Journal Herpetological Association of Africa. In prep.

Rasmussen G.S.A., 1990. Capture and Handling of venomous snakes with particular reference to the abuse of tongs. Journal Herpetological Association of Zimbabwe & African Herp News,Herpetological Association of Africa.

Rasmussen G.S.A., 1990. Herpetological report Natural History Museum Expedition to the Tuli Circle. Journal  Herpetological Association of Zimbabwe. Vol 3

Broadley D.G. & Rasmussen G.S.A., 1995.  Life History notes of Bufo kavangensis , Reproduction. African Herp News, No 21 July 1994, Journal of the Herpetological Association of Africa.

Broadley D.G. & Rasmussen G.S.A., 1995.  Geographical Distribution, Colopus wahlbergi wahlbergi . African Herp News, No 21 July 1994, Journal of the Herpetological Association of Africa.

Broadley D.G. & Rasmussen G.S.A., 1995.  Geographical Distribution Gerrhosaurus mulitlineatus auritus African Herp News, No 21 July 1994, Journal of the Herpetological Association of Africa.

Broadley D.G. & Rasmussen G.S.A., 1995.  Geographical Distribution, Hyperolius marmoratus marginatus, African Herp News, No 21 July 1994, Journal of the Herpetological Association of Africa.

Rasmussen G.S.A. 1974 Use of sulphanilamide in reptile husbandry. Journal Herpetological Association of Africa.

Rasmussen G.S.A. 1972 Notes feeding behavior Bitis arietans  & Bitis gabonica. Journal Herpetological Association of Africa.

Rasmussen G.S.A. 1972 Record of feeding strategy Apparalactus lunulatus. Journal Herpetological Association of Africa.

Rasmussen G.S.A. 1972 Comparative feeding notes Naja mossambica and Naja haje.Journal Herpetological Association of Africa.

Rasmussen G.S.A. 1971 Notes on feeding & reproductive behavior of Boadon fuliginosus' Journal Herpetological Association of Africa.

Rasmussen G.S.A. 1970 'Treatment of Canker in Snakes utilising nascent oxygen' Journal Herpetological Association

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