"Crocodiles are the Souls of the Community" An Analysis of Human-Animal Relations in Northwestern Benin and its Ontological Implications
| Contributor(s):: Sharon Merz
In this thesis I explore human-animal relations amongst the Bebelibe of the Commune of Cobly, in the northwest of the Republic of Benin, West Africa, with a focus on how they relate to their tikedimɔmɔnte (true totem(s), literally “interdict(s)-true”). I start with an historical...
Human-Wildlife conflicts in Mwanachingwala conservation area(MCA) Kafue Flats of Zambia
| Contributor(s):: Mutandalike Choonga S
The study of the human-wildUfe conflicts in MCA Kafue flats was done in the month of August. The study used a structured questionnaire, focus group discussions and individual intennews unth randomly chosen individuals. Descriptive SPSS software was used to analyze the data at two levels: the...
A Cultural History of Crocodiles in the Philippines: Towards a New Peace Pact?
| Contributor(s):: Van Der Ploeg, J. A. N., Van Weerd, Merlijn, Persoon, Gerard A.