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Carnivore Conservation in High Altitude Rainforests of Rwanda

Servaline genet captured in Nyungwe National Park in southwestern Rwanda (2011)


January 2011 - December 2013


Assess species diversity, occupancy of different habitat, and conservation threats of carnivores in Nyungwe National Park, Rwanda

Research Products and Activities


  • K. McFadden. 2011. Influence of species traits and landscape attributes on the abundance and distribution of small and mid-sized carnivores at Nyungwe National Forest, Rwanda. Association of Tropical Biology and Conservation and Society of Conservation Biology, Africa Section, Arusha, Tanzania

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 95

Masters Students: 239

Phd Students: 142

Post Docs: 53

University Staff: 240

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 701

Scientific Publications: 1936

Presentations: 4260



  • Kate McFaddenPrincipal Investigator

Funding Agencies

  • Panthera


Cooperative Research Units Program Headquarters Cooperators

  1. U.S. Geological Survey