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Finding space for large carnivores

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To the Editor — The single most critical question to the conservation of large carnivores is where they are supposed to live. After a long history of persecution, large carnivores became isolated from humans and restricted to remote wilderness and protected areas ( Fig. 1 ).

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  1. Research Unit of Biodiversity (UO/CSIC/PA), Oviedo University, 33600, Spain.

    • José Vicente López-Bao
  2. School of Environment and Natural Resources, The Ohio State University, 43210, USA.

    • Jeremy Bruskotter
  3. Department of Ecology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, 73091, Sweden.

    • Guillaume Chapron

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