HUMAN-WILDLIFE CONFLICTS - Althoff. LEC- 02. Chapters 2 & 3. Innovation & Fear. History of ADC Threats to Human Safety. Necessary “ingredients” for wildlife damage to occur:. Wildlife. Resource. Damage. Victim. The early days….
Chapters 2 & 3
Innovation & Fear
History of ADC
Threats to Human Safety
from Mascall’s book published in 1590, p21 in Conover, Fig. 2.2
Plymouth Bay colony leader William Bradford wrote… the area was “a hideous and desolate wilderness, full of wild beasts and wild men.”
Results that followed based on Cain Report…
Per year aheadHow Frequent Are Attacks?(Conover 2002:42 Tables 3.1 & 3.2)
Children <10 more or less likely to be attacked than those >20?
Who more likely to suffer fatal attacks?
Number of humans attacked by alligators, cougars, and bears in the U.S. during recent decades (Conover 2002:52 Fig. 3.6)
What is it more recently? … have an estimate next week for Ohio or the nation… ________________
What is it more recently? … have an estimate next week for the US… ________________