References to publications, especially relevant for lions in Ngorongoro Crater

  • C. Packer, A. E. Pusey, H. Rowley, D. A. Gilbert, J. Martenson, S. J. O’brien 1991 Case Study of a Population Bottleneck: Lions of the Ngorongoro Crater. Cons. Biol. 5:2, 219–230
  • Wildt, D.E., Bush, M., Goodrowe, K.L., Packer, C., Pusey, A.E., Brown, J.L., Joslin, P., & O’Brien, S.J. 1987. Reproductive and genetic consequences of founding isolated lion populations. Nature, 329, 328‑331.
  • O’Brien, S.J., Martenson, J.S., Packer, C., Herbst, .L., Vos, V., Joslin, P., Ott-Joslin, J., Wildt, D.E., Bush, M. 1987 Biochemical Genetic Variation in Geographic Isolates of African and Asiatic Lions. National Geographic Research 3(1): 114-124
  • Packer 1992 Captives in the wild. Ngorongoro Crater. National Geographic magazine
  • Kissui, B.M., Mosser, A., Packer, C. 2009. Persistence and local extinction of lion prides in the Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania. Popul. Ecol. DOI 10.1007/s10144-009-0176-y
  • Kissui, B.M, Packer, C 2004. Top-down population regulation of a top predator: lions in the Ngorongoro Crater, Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B 271, 1867–1874, doi:10.1098/rspb.2004.2797
  • Ikanda, D., Packer, C. 2008. Ritual vs. retaliatory killing of African lions in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania. Endang Species Res. Vol. 6: 67–74. doi: 10.3354/esr00120
  • Hanby,J., Bygott, D., Packer, C. 1995. Ecology, Demography and Behavior of Lions Two Contrasting Habitats: Ngorongoro Crater and the Serengeti Plains. In Serengeti II. Dynamics, Management, and Conservation of an Ecosystem, Edited by Sinclair, A.R.E. and Arcese, P. The University of Chicago Press, 1995