Human Ecology

, Volume 46, Issue 2, pp 259–268 | Cite as

Damage Control Strategies Affecting Crop-Raiding Japanese Macaque Behaviors in a Farming Community

  • Yosuke Ueda
  • Mieko Kiyono
  • Takanori Nagano
  • Shota Mochizuki
  • Takuhiko Murakami


Human-wildlife conflict Wildlife management Damage control Japanese macaque (Macaca fuscataLandscape ecology Japan 



This study would have been impossible without help from the residents who cooperated with our research and Sasayama City Hall providing the information about damage control. Special thanks to them. We are grateful to the members of Rural Planning Lab at Kobe University and Geospatial Information Lab at Niigata University. We appreciate two anonymous reviewers who provided us very helpful comments and suggestions to develop the argument in this paper.

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The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Graduate School of Science and TechnologyNiigata UniversityNiigataJapan
  2. 2.Graduate School of Human Development and EnvironmentKobe UniversityKobeJapan
  3. 3.Graduate School of Agricultural ScienceKobe UniversityKobeJapan
  4. 4.Faculty of AgricultureNiigata UniversityNiigataJapan

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