ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Culture in Wildlife Conservation

Tolerance for the Charismatic Marauders

In 2011, a suicidal man released his pet lions, tigers and other animals into the forests of Zanesville, US. The reaction of locals contrasts starkly with that of Indian villagers who share their landscape with dangerous charismatic megafauna. India's greater tolerance towards wildlife should be responsibly leveraged to foster its conservation.



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