All the publications of the Hwange LTSER can be downloaded here (download size: 124 Mo).


[115] Ferry N, Dray S, Fritz H, Ipavec A, Wigley BJ, Charles-Dominique T, Bourgarel M, Sebele L & Valeix M (2021) Long-term high densities of African elephants clear the understorey and promote a new stable savanna woodland community. Journal of Vegetation Science 32: e13101. pdf[115]

[114] Kauffman M, Cagnacci F, Chamaillé-Jammes S, … & Zuther S (2021) Mapping out a future for ungulate migrations. Science 372: 566-569. pdf[114]

[113] Miele V, Dussert G, Spataro B, Chamaillé-Jammes S, Allainé D & Bonenfant C (2021) Revisiting giraffe photo-identification using deep learning and network analysis. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 12: 863-873. pdf[113]

[112] Pays O, Blanchard P, Chamaillé-Jammes S, Valeix M, Loveridge AJ, Macdonald DW, Périquet S, Van der Meer E, Duncan P, Mtare G, Fritz H. 2021. Disentangling the roles of bottom-up and top-down drivers in the trade-off between food acquisition and safety in prey with multiple predators. Functional Ecology 35, 435-449. pdf[112]

[111] Périquet S, Fritz H, Revilla E, Macdonald DW, Loveridge AJ, Mtare G & Valeix M (2021) Dynamic interactions between apex predators reveal contrasting seasonal attraction patterns. Oecologia 195: 51-63. pdf[111]

[110] Sirot E, Blanchard P, Loison A, Pays O. 2021. How vigilance shapes the functional response of herbivores. Functional Ecology 35, 1491-1500. pdf[110]

[109] Vitet C, Duncan P, Ganswindt A, Mabika C & Chamaillé-Jammes S (2021) Do infanticides occur in harem-forming equids? A test with long-term sociodemographic data in wild plains zebras. Animal Behaviour 177: 9-18. pdf[109]

[108] Wijers M, Trethowan P, du Preez B, Chamaillé-Jammes S, Loveridge AJ, Macdonald DW & Markham A (2021) The influence of spatial features and atmospheric conditions on African lion vocal behaviour. Animal Behaviour 174: 63-76. pdf[108]

[107] Wijers M, Trethowan P, du Preez B, Chamaillé-Jammes S, Loveridge AJ, Macdonald DW & Markham A (2021) Vocal discrimination of African lions and its potential for collar-free tracking. Bioacoustics 30: 575-593. pdf[107]


[106] Ferry N, Cordonnier M, Hulot FD, Dakwa F, Sebele L, Dray S, Fritz H & Valeix M (2020) Journal of Arid Environments 173: 104014. pdf[106]

[105] Ferry N, Mbizah M, Loveridge AJ, Macdonald DW, Dray S, Fritz H & Valeix M (2020) Can a herbivore affect where a top predator kills its prey by modifying woody vegetation structure? Oecologia 192: 779-789. pdf[105]

[104] Fortin D, Brooke CF, Lamirande P, Fritz H, McLoughlin PD, Pays O. 2020. Quantitative spatial ecology to promote human-wildlife coexistence: a tool for integrated management of anthropogenic landscapes. Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems 4, 600363. pdf[104]

[103] Gagnon R,  Mabika C & Bonenfant C (2020) Distribution and density of oxpeckers on giraffes in Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe. African Journal of Ecology 58: 172-181.

[102] Hulot FD, Msiteli-Shumba S, Bonhomme M & Legendre S (2020) Temporal changes in food web structure in semiarid waterholes. Inland Waters 10: 542-550. pdf[102]

[101] Mbizah M, Farine DR, Valeix M, Hunt JE, Macdonald DW & Loveridge AJ (2020) Effect of ecological factors on fine-scale patterns of social structure in African lions. Journal of Animal Ecology 89: 2665-2676. pdf[101]

[100] Rozen-Rechels D, Valls-Fox H, Mabika CT & Chamaillé-Jammes S (2020) Temperature as a constraint on the timing and duration of African elephant foraging trips. Journal of Mammalogy 101: 1670-1679. pdf[100]

[99] Rumiano F, Wielgus E, Miguel E, Chamaillé-Jammes S, Valls-Fox H, Cornélis D, de Garine-Wichatitsky M, Fritz H, Caron A & Tran A (2020) Remore sensing of environmental drivers influencing the movement ecology of sympatric wild and domestic ungulates in semi-arid savannas, a review. Remote Sensing 12: 3218. pdf[99]

[98] Vitet C, Duncan P, Gimenez O, Mabika C & Chamaillé-Jammes S (2020) Plains zebras living under predation risk provide evidence that dilution and detection effects may not always matter behaviourally and demographically. Ecosphere 11: e03288. pdf[98]

[97] Wielgus E, Cornélis D, de Garine-Wichatitsky M, Cain B, Fritz H, Miguel E, Valls-Fox H, Caron A & Chamaillé-Jammes S (2020) Are fission-fusion dynamics and their seasonal variations consistent among populations? A large-scale investigation with African buffalo (Syncerus caffer caffer). Ecology & Evolution 10: 9240-9256. pdf[97]


[96] Bretagnolle V, Benoit M, Bonnefond M, Breton V, Church JM, Gaba S, Gilbert D, Gillet F, Glatron S, Guerbois C, Lamouroux N, Lebouvier M, Mazé C, Mouchel JM, Ouin A, Pays O, Piscart C, Ragueneau O, Servain S, Spiegelberger T & Fritz H (2019) Action-orientated research and framework: insights from the French Long-Term Social-Ecological Research network. Ecology and Society 24, 10. pdf[96]

[95] Courbin N, Loveridge AJ, Fritz H, Macdonald DW, Patin R, Valeix M & Chamaillé-Jammes S (2019) Zebra diel migrations reduce encounter risk with lions at night. Journal of Animal Ecology 88: 92-101. pdf[95]

[94] Hulot FD, Prijac A, Lefebvre J-P, Msiteli-Shumba S & Kativu S (2019) A first assessment of megaherbivore subsidies in artificial waterholes in Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe. Hydrobiologia 837: 161-175. pdf[94]

[93] Mbizah M, Valeix M, Macdonald DW & Loveridge AJ (2019) Applying the resource dispersion hypothesis to a fission-fusion society: a case study of the African lion (Panthera leo). Ecology and Evolution 9: 9111-9119. pdf[93]

[92] Péron G, Bonenfant C, Gagnon R & Makiba C (2019) The two oxpecker species reveal the role of movement rates and foraging intensity in species coexistence. Biology Letters 15: 20190548. pdf[92]


[91] Arraut EM, Loveridge AJ, Chamaillé-Jammes S, Valls-Fox H & Macdonald DW (2018) The 2013-2014 vegetation structure map of Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe, produced using free satellite images and software. Koedoe 60:1497. pdf[91]

[90] Kushata JNT, Périquet S, Tarakini T, Muzamba M, Mafuwa B, Loveridge AJ, Macdonald DW, Fritz H & Valeix M (2018) Drivers of diurnal rest site selection by spotted hyaenas. Journal of Zoology 304: 132-140. pdf[90]

[89] Msiteli-Shumba S, Kativu S, Utete B, Makuwe E & Hulot FD (2018) Driving factors of temporary and permanent shallow lakes in and around Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe. Water South Africa 44(2). pdf[89]

[88] Tucker M, …, Chamaillé-Jamme S, et al. (2018) Global reductions in terrestrial mammalian movements in human-dominated landscapes. Science 359: 466-469. pdf[88]

[87] Valls-Fox H, Chamaillé-Jammes S, de Garine-Wichatitsky M, Perrotton A, Courbin N, Miguel E, Guerbois C, Caron A, Loveridge AJ, Stapelkamp B, Muzamba M & Fritz H (2018) Water and cattle shape habitat selection by wild herbivores at the edge of a protected area. Animal Conservation 21: 365-375. pdf[87 ]

[86] Valls-Fox H, De Garine-Wichatitsky M, Fritz H & Chamaillé-Jammes S (2018) Resource depletion versus landscape complementation: habitat selection by a multiple central place forager. Landscape Ecology 33: 127-140. pdf[86]

[85] Wijers M, Trethowan P, Markham A, du Preez B, Chamaillé-Jammes S, Loveridge AJ & Macdonald DW (2018) Listening to lions : animal-borne acoustic sensors improve bio-logger calibration and behaviour classification performance. Frontiers in Ecology an Evolution 6: 171. pdf[85]


[84] Blanchard P, Pays O & Fritz H (2017) Ticks or lions: trading between allogrooming and vigilance maternal care. Animal Behaviour 129: 269-279. pdf [84]

[83] Guerbois C & Fritz H (2017) Patterns and perceived sustainability of provisioning ecosystem services on the edge of a protected area in times of crisis. Ecosystem Services 28: 196-206. pdf [83]

[82] Loveridge AJ, Valeix M, Elliot NB & Macdonald DW (2017) The landscape of anthropogenic mortality: how African lions respond to spatial variation in risk. Journal of Applied Ecology 54: 815-825. pdf [82]

[81] Miguel E, Grosbois V, Fritz H, Caron A, de Garine-Wichatitsky M, Nicod F, Loveridge AJ, Stapelkamp B, Macdonald DW & Valeix M (2017) Drivers of foot-and-mouth disease in cattle at wild/domestic interface: insights from farmers, buffalo and lions. Diversity and Distributions 23: 1018-1030. pdf [81]

[80] Msiteli-Shumba S, Kativu S & Hulot F (2017) Influence of environmental variables on plankton community composition in permanent and temporal pans in and around Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa 72: 266-279. pdf[80]

[79] Schweitzer C, Gaillard T, Guerbois C, Fritz H & Petit O (2017) Participant profiling and pattern of crop-foraging in chacma baboon (Papio hamadryas Ursinus) in Zimbabwe: why does investigating age-sex classes matters? International Journal of Primatology 38: 207-223. pdf [79]

[78] Tshipa A, Valls-Fox H, Fritz H, Collins K, Sebele L, Mundy P & Chamaillé-Jammes S (2017) Partial migration links local surface-water management to large-scale elephant conservation in the world’s largest transfrontier conservation area. Biological Conservation 215: 46-50. pdf [78]


[77] Barnier F, Duncan P, Fritz H, Blanchard P, Rubenstein DI & Pays O (2016) Between-gender differences in vigilance do not necessarily lead to differences in foraging-vigilance tradeoffs. Oecologia 181: 757-768. pdf [77]

[76] Chamaillé-Jammes S, Charbonnel A, Dray S, Madzikanda H & Fritz H (2016) Spatial distribution of a large herbivore community at waterholes: an assessment of its stability over years in Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe. PLoS ONE 11(4): e0153639.   pdf [76]

[75] Courbin N, Loveridge AJ, Macdonald DW, Fritz H, Valeix M, Makuwe ET & Chamaillé-Jammes S (2016) Reactive responses of zebras to lion encounters shape their predator-prey space game at large scale. Oikos 125: 829-838. pdf [75]

[74] Ferry N, Dray S, Fritz H & Valeix M (2016) Interspecific interference competition at the resource patch scale: do large herbivores spatially avoid elephants while accessing water? Journal of Animal Ecology 85: 1574-1585. pdf [74]

[73] Loveridge AJ, Valeix M, Chapron G, Davidson Z, Mtare G & Macdonald DW (2016) Conservation of large predator populations: demographic and spatial responses of African lions to the intensity of trophy hunting. Biological Conservation 204: 247-254. pdf [73]

[72] Périquet S, Mapendere C, Revilla E, Banda J, Macdonald DW, Loveridge AJ & Fritz H (2016) A potential role for interference competition with lions in den selection and attendance by spotted hyaenas. Mammalian Biology 81: 227-234. pdf [72]

[71] Sirot E, Renaud PC, Pays O (2016) How competition and predation shape patterns of waterhole use by herbivores in arid ecosystems. Animal Behaviour 118: 19-26. pdf [71]

[70] Wigley BJ, Slingsby JA, Díaz S, Bond WJ, Fritz H & Coetsee C (2016) Leaf traits of African woody savanna species across climate and soil fertility gradients: evidence for conservative versus acquisitive resource-use strategies. Journal of Ecology 104: 1357-1369. pdf [70]


[69] Crosmary W, Chamaillé-Jammes S, Mtare G, Côté SD & Fritz H (2015) Decline of sable antelope in one of its key conservation areas: the greater Hwange ecosystem, Zimbabwe. African Journal of Ecology 53: 94-205. pdf [69]

[68] Crosmary WG, Côté SD & Fritz H (2015) The assessment of the role of trophy hunting in wildlife conservation. Animal Conservation 18: 136-137. pdf [68]

[67] Crosmary WG, Côté S & Fritz H (2015) Does trophy hunting matter to long-term trends in African herbivores of different dietary guilds? Animal Conservation 18: 117-130. pdf [67]

[66] Grange S, Barnier F, Duncan P, Gaillard J-M, Valeix M, Ncube H, Périquet S & Fritz H (2015) Demography of plains zebras (Equus quagga) under heavy predation. Population Ecology 57: 201-214. pdf [66]

[65] Périquet S, Valeix M, Claypole J, Drouet-Hoguet N, Salnicki J, Revilla E & Fritz H (2015) Spotted hyaenas switch their foraging strategy as a response to changes in intraguild interactions with lions. Journal of Zoology 297: 245-254. pdf [65]

[64] Périquet S, Fritz H & Revilla E (2015) Large carnivore interactions and coexistence: the Lion King and the Hyaena Queen. Biological Reviews 90: 1197-1214. pdf [64]

[63] van der Meer E, Fritz H & Pays O (2015) Anti-predator behaviour of kudu and impala in response to mimicked African wild dog presence: do age and sex matter? Behaviour 152: 1209-1228. pdf [63]

[62] van der Meer E, Rasmussen GSA & Fritz H (2015) Using an energetic cost-benefit approach to identify ecological traps: the case of the African wild dog. Animal Conservation 18: 359-366. pdf [62]


[61] Barnier F, Valeix M, Duncan P, Chamaillé-Jammes S, Barre P, Loveridge AJ, Macdonald DW & Fritz H (2014) Diet quality in a wild grazer declines under the threat of an ambush predator. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 281: 20140446. pdf [61]

[60] Benhamou S, Valeix M, Chamaillé-Jammes S, Macdonald DW & Loveridge AJ (2014) Movement-based analysis of interactions in African lions. Animal Behaviour 90: 171-180. pdf [60]

[59] Elliot NB, Valeix M, Macdonald DW & Loveridge AJ (2014) Social relationships affect dispersal timing revealing a delayed infanticide in African lions. Oikos 123: 1049-1056. pdf [59]

[58] Miguel E, Boulinier T, de Garine-Wichatitsky M, Caron A, Fritz H & Grosbois V (2014) Characterizing African tick communities at a wild-domestic interface using repeated sampling protocols and models. Acta Tropica 138: 5-14. pdf [58]

[57] Pays O, Ekori A & Fritz H (2014) On the advantages of mixed-species groups: impalas adjust their vigilance when associated with larger prey herbivores. Ethology 120: 1207-1216. pdf [57]

[56] Tarakini T, Crosmary WG, Fritz H & Mundy P (2014) Flight behavioural responses to sport hunting by two African herbivores. South Africa Journal of Wildlife Research 44: 76-83. pdf [56]

[55] van der Meer E, Fritz H, Blinston P & Rasmussen GSA (2014) Ecological trap in the buffer zone of the protected area: effects of indirect anthropogenic mortality on the African wild dog Lycaon pictus. Oryx 48: 285-293. pdf [55]

[54] van der Meer E, Rasmussen GSA, Muvengwi J & Fritz H (2014) Foraging costs, hunting success and its implications for African wild dogs (Lycaon pictus) conservation inside and outside a protected area. African Journal of Ecology 52: 69-76. pdf [54]


[53] Chamaillé-Jammes S, Mtare G, Makuwe E & Fritz H (2013) African elephants adjust speed in response to surface-water constraint on foraging during the dry season. PloS One 8: e59164. pdf [53]

[52] Crosmary WG, Loveridge AJ, Ndaimani H, Le Bel S, Booth V, Côté SD & Fritz H (2013) Trophy hunting in Africa: long-term trends in antelope horn size. Animal Conservation 16: 648-660. pdf [52]

[51] Davidson Z, Valeix M, Van Kesteren F, Loveridge AJ, Hunt JE, Murindagomo F & Macdonald DW (2013) Seasonal diet and prey preference of the African lion in a waterhole-driven semi-arid savanna. PLoS ONE 8(2): e55182. pdf [51]

[50] de Garine Wichatitsky M, Miguel E, Mukamuri E, de Garine I, Ancelcius J, Pfukenyi D & Caron A (2013) Coexisting with wildlife in Transfrontier Conservation Areas in Zimbabwe: cattle owners’ awareness of disease risks and perception of the role played by wildlife. Comparative Immunology, Microbiology and Infectious Disease 36: 321-332. pdf [50]

[49] Favreau FR, Pays O, Goldizen AW & Fritz H (2013) Short-term behavioural responses of impalas in simulated antipredator and social contexts. PLoS ONE 8: e84970. pdf [49]

[48] Guerbois C, Dufour AB, Mtare G & Fritz H (2013) Insights for integrated conservation from attitudes of peole toward protected areas near Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe. Conservation Biology 27: 844-855. pdf [48]

[47] Miguel E, Grosbois V, Caron A, Boulinier T, Fritz H, Cornélis D, Foggin C, Makaya PV, Tshabalala PT & de Garine-Wichatitsky M (2013) Contacts and foot and mouth disease transmission from wild to domestic bovines in Africa. Ecosphere 4: 1-32. pdf [47]

[46] Riotte-Lambert L, Benhamou S & Chamaillé-Jammes S (2013) Periodicity analysis of movement recursions. Journal of Theoretical Biology 317: 238-243. pdf [46]

[45] Seeber PA, Duncan P, Fritz H & Gandswindt A (2013) Androgen changes and flexible rutting behaviour in male giraffes. Biology Letters 9(5): e20130396. pdf [45]

[44] van der Meer E, Mpofu J, Rasmussen GSA, Muvengwi J & Fritz H (2013) Characteristics of African wild dog natal dens selected under different interspecific predation pressures. Mammalian Biology 78: 336-343. pdf [44]


[43] Barnier F, Grange S, Gandswindt A, Ncube H & Duncan P (2012) Inter-birth interval in zebras is longer following the birth of male foals than after female foals. Acta Oecologica 42: 11-15. pdf [43]

[42] Crosmary WG, Valeix M, Fritz H, Madzikanda H & Côté SD (2012) African ungulates and their drinking problems: hunting and predation risks constrain access to water. Animal Behaviour 83: 145-153. pdf [42]

[41] Crosmary WG, Makumbe P, Côté S & Fritz H (2012) Vulnerability to predation and water constraints limit behavioural adjustments of ungulates in response to hunting risk. Animal Behaviour 83: 1367-1376. pdf [41]

[40] Davidson Z, Valeix M, Loveridge AJ, Hunt JE, Johnson PJ, Madzikanda H & Macdonald DW (2012) Environmental determinants of habitat and kill site selection in a large carnivore: scale matters. Journal of Mammalogy 93: 667-685. pdf [40]

[39] Guerbois C, Chapanda E & Fritz H (2012) Combining multi-scale socio-ecological approaches to understand the susceptibility of subsistence farmers to elephant crop raiding on the edge of a protected area. Journal of Applied Ecology 49: 1149-1158. pdf [39]

[38] Pays O, Blanchard P, Valeix M, Chamaillé-Jammes S, Duncan P, Périquet S, Lombard M, Ncube G, Tarakini T, Makuwe E & Fritz H (2012) Detecting predators and locating competitors while foraging: an experimental study of a medium-sized herbivore in an African savanna. Oecologia 169: 419-430. pdf [38]

[37] Pays O, Sirot E & Fritz H (2012) Collective vigilance in the greater kudu: towards a better understanding of synchronisation patterns. Ethology 118: 1-9. pdf [37]

[36] Périquet S, Todd-Jones L, Valeix M, Stapelkamp B, Elliot N, Wijers M, Pays O, Fortin D, Madzikanda H, Fritz H, Macdonald DW & Loveridge AJ (2012) Influence of immediate predation risk by lions on the vigilance of prey of different body size. Behavioral Ecology 23: 970-976. pdf [36]

[35] Seeber PA, Ndlovu HT, Duncan P & Ganswindt A (2012) Grazing behaviour of the giraffe in Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe. African Journal of Ecology 50: 247-250. pdf [35]

[34] Valeix M, Loveridge AJ & Macdonald DW (2012) Influence of prey dispersion on territory and group size of African lions: a test of the resource dispersion hypothesis. Ecology 93: 2490-2496. pdf [34]

[33] van der Meer E, Pays O & Fritz H (2012) The effect of simulated African wild dog presence on anti-predator behaviour of kudu and impala. Ethology 118: 1018-1027. pdf [33]


[32] Davidson Z, Valeix M, Loveridge AJ, Madzikanda H & Macdonald DW (2011) Socio-spatial behaviour of an African lion population following perturbation by sport hunting. Biological Conservation 144: 114-121. pdf [32]

[31] Fritz H, Loreau M, Chamaillé-Jammes S, Valeix M & Clobert J (2011) A food web perspective on large herbivore community limitation. Ecography 34: 196-202. pdf [31]

[30] Ncube H, Duncan P, Grange S, Cameron EZ, Barnier F & Gandswindt A (2011) Patterns of faecal 20-oxopregnane and oestrogen concentrations during pregnancy in wild plains zebra mares. General Comparative Endocrinology 172: 358-362. pdf [30]

[29] Valeix M, Chamaillé-Jammes S, Loveridge AJ, Davidson Z, Hunt JE, Madzikanda H & Macdonald DW (2011) Understanding patch departure rules for large carnivores: lion movements support a patch-disturbance hypothesis. The American Naturalist 178: 269-275. pdf [29]

[28] Valeix M, Fritz H, Sabatier R, Murindagomo F, Cumming D & Duncan P (2011) Elephant-induced structural changes in the vegetation and habitat selection by large herbivores in an African savanna. Biological Conservation 144: 902-912. pdf [28]

[27] Valeix M (2011) Temporal dynamics of dry-season water-hole use by large African herbivores in two years of contrasting rainfall in Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe. Journal of Tropical Ecology 27: 163-170. pdf [27]

[26] van der Meer E, Moyo M, Rasmussen GSA & Fritz H (2011) An empirical and experimental test of the risk and costs of kleptoparasitism for African wild dogs (Lycaon pictus) inside and outside a protected area. Behavioral Ecology 22: 985-992. pdf [26]


[25] Martin J, Chamaillé-Jammes S, Nichols JD, Fritz H, Hines JE, Fonnesbeck CJ, MacKenzie DI & Bailey LL (2010) Simultaneous modeling of habitat suitability, occupancy, and relative abundance: African elephants in Zimbabwe. Ecological Applications 20: 1173-1182. pdf [25]

[24] Midgley J, Lawes M & Chamaillé-Jammes S (2010) Savanna woody plant dynamics, the role of fire and herbivory, separately and synergistically. Australian Journal of Botany 58: 1-11. pdf [24]

[23] Périquet S, Valeix M, Loveridge AJ, Madzikanda H, Macdonald DW & Fritz H (2010) Individual vigilance of African herbivores while drinking: the role of immediate predation risk and context. Animal Behaviour 79: 665-671. pdf [23]

[22] Valeix M, Loveridge AJ, Davidson Z, Madzikanda H, Fritz H & Macdonald DW (2010) How key habitat features influence large terrestrial carnivore movements: waterholes and African lions in semi-arid savanna of north-western Zimbabwe. Landscape Ecology 25: 337-351. pdf [22]


[21] Chamaillé-Jammes S, Valeix M, Bourgarel M, Murindagomo F & Fritz H (2009) Seasonal density estimates of common large herbivores in Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe. African Journal of Ecology 47: 804-808. pdf [21]

[20] Chamaillé-Jammes S, Fritz H & Madzikanda H (2009) Piosphere contribution to landscape heterogeneity: a case-study of remote-sensed woody cover in a high elephant density landscape. Ecography 32: 871-880. pdf [20]

[19] Chamaillé-Jammes S & Fritz H (2009) Precipitation-NDVI relationships in eastern and southern African savannas vary along a precipitation gradient. International Journal of Remote Sensing 30: 3409-3422. pdf [19]

[18] Loveridge AJ, Valeix M, Davidson Z, Murindagomo F, Fritz H & Macdonald DW (2009) Changes in home range size of African lions in relation to pride size and prey biomass in a semi-arid savanna. Ecography 32: 953-962. pdf [18]

[17] Valeix M, Loveridge AJ, Chamaillé-Jammes S, Davidson Z, Murindagomo F, Fritz H & Macdonald DW (2009) Behavioral adjustments of African herbivores to predation risk by lions: spatiotemporal variations influence habitat use. Ecology 90: 23-30. pdf [17]

[16] Valeix M, Fritz H, Loveridge AJ, Davidson Z, Hunt JE, Murindagomo F & Macdonald DW (2009) Does the risk of encountering lions influence African herbivore behaviour at waterholes? Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 63: 1483-1494. pdf [16]

[15] Valeix M, Fritz H, Canévet V, Le Bel S & Madzikanda H (2009) Do elephants prevent other African herbivores from using waterholes in the dry season? Biodiversity and Conservation 18: 569-576. pdf [15]


[14] Blanchard P, Sabatier R & Fritz H (2008) Within-group spatial position and vigilance: the case of impalas (Aepyceros melampus) with a controlled food supply. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 12: 1863-1868. pdf [14]

[13] Blanchard P & Fritz H (2008) Seasonal variation in rumination parameters of free-ranging impalas (Aepyceros melampus). Wildlife Biology 14: 372-378. pdf [13]

[12] Chamaillé-Jammes S, Fritz H, Valeix M, Murindagomo F & Clobert J (2008) Resource variability, aggregation and direct density dependence in an open context: the local regulation of an African elephant population. Journal of Animal Ecology 77: 135-144. pdf [12]

[11] Valeix M, Fritz H, Chamaillé-Jammes S, Bourgarel M & Murindagomo F (2008) Fluctuations in abundance of large herbivore populations: insights into the influence of dry season rainfall and elephant numbers from long-term data. Animal Conservation 11: 391-400. pdf [11]

[10] Valeix M, Fritz H, Matsika R, Matsvimbo F & Madzikanda H (2008) The role of water abundance, thermoregulation, perceived predation risk, and interference competition in water access by African herbivores. African Journal of Ecology 46: 402-410. pdf [10]


[9] Blanchard P & Fritz H (2007) Induced or routine vigilance while foraging. Oikos 116: 1603-1608. pdf [9]

[8] Chamaillé-Jammes S, Valeix M & Fritz H (2007) Managing heterogeneity in elephant distribution: interactions between elephant population density and surface-water availability. Journal of Applied Ecology 44: 625-633. pdf [8]

[7] Chamaillé-Jammes S, Valeix M & Fritz H (2007) Elephant management: why can’t we throw out the babies with the artificial bathwater? Diversity and Distributions 13: 663-665. pdf [7]

[6] Chamaillé-Jammes S, Fritz H & Holdo R (2007) Spatial relationship between elephant and sodium concentration of water disappears as density increases in Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe. Journal of Tropical Ecology 23: 725-728. pdf [6]

[5] Chamaillé-Jammes S, Fritz H & Murindagomo F (2007) Climate-driven fluctuations in surface-water availability and the buffering role of artificial pumping in an African savanna: potential implication for herbivore dynamics. Austral Ecology 32: 740-748. pdf [5]

[4] Chamaillé-Jammes S, Fritz H & Murindagomo F (2007) Detecting climate changes of concern in highly variable environments: quantile regressions reveal that droughts worsen in Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe. Journal of Arid Environments 71: 321-326. pdf [4]

[3] Valeix M, Chamaillé-Jammes S & Fritz H (2007) Interference competition and temporal niche shifts: elephants and herbivore communities at waterholes. Oecologia 153: 739-748. pdf [3]

[2] Valeix M, Fritz H, Dubois S, Kanengoni K, Alleaume S & Saïd S (2007) Vegetation structure and ungulate abundance over a period of increasing elephant abundance in Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe. Journal of Tropical Ecology 23: 87-93. pdf [2]


[1] Chamaillé-Jammes S, Fritz H & Murindagomo F (2006) Spatial patterns of the NDVI-rainfall relationship at the seasonal and interannual time-scales in an African savanna. International Journal of Remote Sensing 27: 5185-5200. pdf [1]