Publications

2017
Hayward, M.W., L. Porter, J. Lanszki, J.F. Kamler, J.M. Beck, G.I.H. Kerley, D.W. Macdonald, R.A. Montgomery, D.M. Parker, D.M. Scott, J. O'Brien, and R. W. Yarnell. 2017. Factors affecting the prey preferences of jackals (Canidae). Mammalian Biology 85:70-82. (PDF)

2016
Rostro-García, S. J. F. Kamler, E. Ash, G. R. Clements, L. Gibson, A. J. Lynam, R. McEwing, H. Naing, and S. Paglia. 2016. Endangered leopards: range collapse of the Indochinese leopard Panthera pardus delacouri in Southeast Asia. Biological Conservation 201:293-300. (PDF)

Jacobson, A. P., P. Gerngross, J. R. Lemeris, Jr., R. F. Schoonover, C. Anco, C. Breitenmoser-Wursten, S. M. Durrant, M. S. Farhadinia, P. Henschel, J. F. Kamler, A. Laguardia, S. Rostro-García, A. B. Stein, and L. Dollar. 2016. The leopard (Panthera pardus) status, distribution, and the research efforts across its range. PeerJ 4:e1974. (PDF)

Laguardia, A., J. F. Kamler, Li S. Zhang C., Zhou Z., and Shi K. 2016. The current distribution and status of leopards Panthera pardus in China. Oryx 50:In press. (PDF)

Hayward, M. W., J. F. Kamler, R. A. Montgomery, A. Newlove, S. Rostro-García, L. P. Sales, and B. Van Valkenburgh. 2015. Prey preferences of the jaguar Panthera onca reflect the post-Pleistocene demise of large prey. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 3:148. (PDF)
 
Stein, A. B., V. Athreya, P. Gerngross, G. Balme, P. Henschel, U. Karanth, D. Miguelle, S. Rostro-García, J. F. Kamler, and A. Laguardia. 2016. Panthera pardus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T15954A50659089. (PDF)

2015
Kamler, J. F., N. Songsasen, K. Jenks, A. Srivathsa, Li S., and K. Kunkel. 2015. Cuon alpinus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2015. E.T5953A72477893. (PDF)

Rostro-García, S., J. F. Kamler, and L. T. B. Hunter. 2015. To kill, stay or flee: the effects of lions and landscape factors on habitat and kill site selection of cheetahs in South Africa PLoS ONE 10:e0117743. (PDF)


Kamler, J. F., U. Stenkewitz, B. Wilson, J. Herrick, N. Lamberski, A. Sliwa, and D. W. Macdonald. 2015. Ecological relationships of black-footed cats (Felis nigripes) and sympatric canids in South Africa. Mammalian Biology 80:122-127. (PDF)


2014

Kamler, J. F., and D. W. Macdonald. 2014. Social organization, survival, and dispersal of cape foxes (Vulpes chama) in South Africa. Mammalian Biology 79:64-70. (PDF)


Bagniewska, J. M., and J. F. Kamler. 2014. Do black-backed jackals affect numbers of smaller carnivores and prey? African Journal of Ecology 52:564-567. (PDF)


Klare, U., J. F. Kamler, and D. W. Macdonald. 2014. Seasonal diet and numbers of prey consumed by Cape foxes Vulpes chama in South Africa. Wildlife Biology 20:190-195. (PDF)


Phan, C., J. F. Kamler, and D. W. Macdonald. 2014. The first records of yellow-bellied weasel Mustela kathiah from Cambodia. Small Carnivore Conservation 50:39-41. (PDF)


Gray, T. N. E., C. Pin, C. Phan, R. Crouthers, J. F. Kamler, and S. Prum. 2014. Camera-trap records of small carnivores from eastern Cambodia, 1999-2013. Small Carnivore Conservation 50:20-24. (PDF)


Kamler, J. F., U. Klare, W. B. Ballard, Mark C. Wallace, and P. S. Gipson. 2014. Comparison of coyote diets in continuous and fragmented short-grass prairie in the Texas Panhandle. Texas Journal of Science 66:25-41. (PDF)


2013 

Kamler, J. F., M. M. Gray, A. Oh, and D. W. Macdonald. 2013. Genetic structure, spatial organization, and dispersal in two populations of bat-eared foxes. Ecology and Evolution 3:2892-2902. (PDF)


Kamler, J. F. 2013. Extreme dogs: dholes. Wildlife World, Number 3:15-16 (popular article). (PDF)

Kamler, J. F., U. Stenkewitz, and D. W. Macdonald. 2013. Lethal and sublethal effects of black-backed jackals on cape foxes and bat-eared foxes. Journal of Mammalogy 94:295-306. (PDF)

Choki, T., J. Tshering, T. Norbu, U. Stenkewitz, and J. F. Kamler. 2013. Errata: Predation by leopards on black-necked cranes Grus nigricollis in Bhutan. Forktail 29:165. (PDF)
 
2012

Kamler, J. F., U. Stenkewitz, U. Klare, N. F. Jacobsen, and D. W. Macdonald. 2012. Resource partitioning among cape foxes, bat-eared foxes, and black-backed jackals in South Africa. Journal of Wildlife Management 76:1241-1253. (PDF)

 

Kamler, J. F., A. Johnson, C. Vongkhamheng, and A. Bousa. 2012. The diet, prey selection, and activity of dholes (Cuon alpinus) in northern Laos. Journal of Mammalogy 93:627-633. (PDF)

 

Davies-Mostert, H. T., J. F. Kamler, M. G. L. Mills, C. R. Jackson, G. S. A. Rasmussen, R. J. Groom, and D. W. Macdonald. 2012. Long-distance transboundary dispersal of African wild dogs among protected areas in southern Africa. African Journal of Ecology 50:500-506. (PDF)

 

Kamler, J. F., U. Klare, and D. W. Macdonald. 2012. Seasonal diet and prey selection of black-backed jackals on a small-livestock farm in South Africa. African Journal of Ecology 50:299-307. (PDF)

 

Kamler, J. F., and P. Louangaphaiyalath. 2012. An eyeless Eurasian wild pig (Sus scrofa) surviving in northern Laos. Suiform Soundings 11:18-20. (PDF)

 

2011

Choki, T., J. Tshering, T. Norbu, U. Stenkewitz, and J. F. Kamler. 2011. Predation by leopards on black-necked cranes Grus nigricollis in Bhutan. Forktail 27:117-119 (PDF)

 

Klare, U., J. F. Kamler, and D. W. Macdonald. 2011. The bat-eared fox: A dietary specialist? Mammalian Biology 76:646-650 (PDF)

 
Thinley, P., J. F. Kamler, S. W. Wang, K. Lham, U. Stenkewitz, and D. W. Macdonald. 2011. Seasonal diet of dholes (Cuon alpinus) in northwestern Bhutan. Mammalian Biology 76:518-520. (PDF)

 

Klare, U., J. F. Kamler, and D. W. Macdonald. 2011. A comparison and critique of different scat-analysis methods for determining carnivore diets. Mammal Review 41:294-312. (PDF)

 

2010

Stenkewitz, U., B. Wilson, and J. F. Kamler. 2010. Seasonal comparisons of barn owls diets in an agricultural and natural area in central South Africa. Ostrich 81:163-166.(PDF)

 

Klare, U., J. F. Kamler, U. Stenkewitz, and D. W. Macdonald. 2010. Diet, prey selection, and predation impact of black-backed jackals in South Africa. Journal of Wildlife Management 74:1030-1042. (PDF)

 

Stenkewitz, U., E. Herrmann, and J. F. Kamler. 2010. Distance sampling for estimating springhare, cape hare and steenbok densities in South Africa. South African Journal of Wildlife Research 40:87-92. (PDF)

 

Kamler, J. F., J. L. Fogt, and K. Collins. 2010. Single black-backed jackal (Canis mesomelas) kills adult impala (Aepyceros melampus). African Journal of Ecology 48:847-848. (PDF)

 

2009

Stenkewitz, U., and J. Kamler. 2009. Wildlife signs: Instruction manual. WWF Bhutan Program, Thimphu, Bhutan. (PDF)

 

2008

Kamler, J. F., N. F. Jacobsen, and D. W. Macdonald. 2008. Efficiency and safety of Soft Catch traps for capturing black-backed jackals and excluding non-target species. South African Journal of Wildlife Research 38:113-116. (PDF)
 
Stenkewitz, U., and J. F. Kamler. 2008. Birds feeding in association with bat-eared foxes on Benfontein Game Farm, South Africa. Ostrich 79:235-237. (PDF)
 
Herrmann, E., J. F. Kamler, and N. L. Avenant. 2008. New records of servals Leptailurus serval in central South Africa. South African Journal of Wildlife Research 38:185-188. (PDF)
 
Kamler, J. F., T. N. Suinyuy, and W. Goulding. 2008. Cattle egret and common ostrich associations in South Africa. Ostrich 79:105-106. (PDF)
 
Kamler, J. F. 2008. Ear flashing behaviour of cape hares (Lepus capensis) in South Africa. African Journal of Ecology 46:443-444. (PDF)
 
Kamler, J. F., W. Jedrzejewski and B. Jedrzejewska. 2008. Home ranges of red deer in a European old-growth forest. American Midland Naturalist 159:75-82. (PDF)
 
2007
Bagniewska, J., and J. Kamler. 2007. Scent-station surveys: instruction manual. Wildlife Conservation Research Unit, University of Oxford, United Kingdom. (PDF)
 
Kamler, J. F., W. B. Ballard, M. C. Wallace, and P. S. Gipson. 2007. Diets of swift foxes in continuous and fragmented prairie in northwestern Texas. Southwestern Naturalist 52:504-510. (PDF)
 
Kamler, J. F., B. Jedrzejewska and W. Jedrzejewski. 2007. Factors affecting daily ranges of red deer Cervus elaphus in Bialowieza Primeval Forest, Poland. Acta Theriologica 52:113-118. (PDF)
 
Kamler, J. F., W. B. Ballard, M. C. Wallace, R. L. Gilliland, and P. S. Gipson. 2007. Dietary overlap of swift foxes and coyotes in northwestern Texas. American Midland Naturalist 158:139-146. (PDF)
 
Kamler, J. F., H. T. Davies-Mostert, L. Hunter, and D. W. Macdonald. 2007. Predation on black-backed jackals (Canis mesomelas) by African wild dogs (Lycaon pictus). African Journal of Ecology 45:667-668. (PDF)
 
Mysterud, A., K. A. Barton, B. Jedrzejewska, Z. A. Krasinski, M. Niedzialkowska, J. F. Kamler, N. G. Yoccoz and N. C. Stenseth. 2007. Population ecology and conservation of endangered megafauna: the case of European bison in Bialowieza Primeval Forest, Poland. Animal Conservation 10:77-87. (PDF)
 
Kamler, J. F., B. Jedrzejewska and W. Jedrzejewski. 2007. Daily activity patterns of red deer in Bialowieza National Park, Poland. Journal of Mammalogy 88:508-514. (PDF)
 
Kamler, J. F., W. Jedrzejewski and B. Jedrzejewska. 2007. Survival and cause-specific mortality of red deer Cervus elaphus in Bialowieza National Park, Poland. Wildlife Biology 13:48-52. (PDF)
 
2006
Nicholson, K. L., W. B. Ballard, B. K. McGee, J. Surles, J. F. Kamler, and P. R. Lemons. 2006. Swift fox use of black-tailed prairie dog towns in northwest Texas. Journal of Wildlife Management 70:1659-1666. (PDF)
 
Kamler, J. F., and W. B. Ballard. 2006. Canid diversity in the Texas Panhandle. Southwestern Naturalist 51:569-571. (PDF)
 
Kamler, J. F., and D. W. Macdonald. 2006. Longevity of a wild bat-eared fox. South African Journal of Wildlife Research 36:199-200. (PDF)
 
Kamler, J. F., and W. B. Ballard. 2006. Ear flashing behavior of black-tailed jackrabbits (Lepus californicus). American Midland Naturalist 155:402-403. (PDF)
 
McGee, B. K., W. B. Ballard, K. L. Nicholson, B. L. Cypher, P. R. Lemons, and J. F. Kamler. 2006. Effects of artificial escape dens on swift fox populations in northwest Texas. Wildlife Society Bulletin 34:821-827. (PDF)
 
Jedrzejewski, W., H. Spaedke, J. F. Kamler, B. Jedrzejewska, and U. Stenkewitz. 2006. Group size dynamics of red deer in Bialowieza Primeval Forest, Poland. Journal of Wildlife Management 70:1054-1059. (PDF)
 
Gipson, P. S., and J. F. Kamler. 2006. Density and minimum number of mesopredators on Fort Riley Military Reservation. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science 109:36-40. (PDF)
 
2005
Kamler, J. F., W. B. Ballard, R. L. Harrison, and C. G. Schmitt. 2005. Range expansion of red foxes in northwestern Texas and northeastern New Mexico. Southwestern Naturalist 50:100-101. (PDF)
 
Kamler, J. F., W. B. Ballard, R. L. Gilliland, P. R. Lemons, and K. Mote. 2005. Home range and habitat use of coyotes in an area of native prairie, farmland, and CRP fields. American Midland Naturalist 153:203-211. (PDF)
 
2004
Kamler, J. F., B. Jedrzejewska, and S. Miscicki. 2004. Red deer: a tale of two deer. Pages 51-58 in Essays on mammals of Bialowieza Forest (B. Jedrzejewska and J. M. Wojcik, editors). Mammal Research Institute, Bialowieza, Poland. (PDF)
 
Jedrzejewski, W., and J. F. Kamler. 2004. From the field: modified drop-net for capturing ungulates. Wildlife Society Bulletin 32:1305-1308. (PDF)
 
Kamler, J. F., W. B. Ballard, E. M. Gese, R. L. Harrison, and S. M. Karki. 2004. Dispersal characteristics of swift foxes. Canadian Journal of Zoology 82:1837-1842. (PDF)
 
Kamler, J. F., and W. B. Ballard. 2004. First record of a long-tailed weasel from the Texas Panhandle. Prairie Naturalist 36:141-142. (PDF)
 
Kamler, J. F. 2004. Vulpes vulpes (mammal). Global Invasive Species Database, IUCN-Species Survival Commission, (online).
 
Pence, D. B., J. F. Kamler, and W. B. Ballard. 2004. Ectoparasites of the swift fox in northwestern Texas. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 40:543-547. (PDF)
 
Kamler, J. F., W. B. Ballard, P. R. Lemons, and K. Mote. 2004. Variation in the mating system and group structure in two populations of swift foxes, Vulpes velox. Animal Behaviour 68:83-88. (PDF)
 
Kamler, J. F., and P. S. Gipson. 2004. Survival and cause-specific mortality among furbearers in a protected area. American Midland Naturalist 151:27-34. (PDF)
 
Kamler, J. F., and D. S. Pennock. 2004. Microhabitat selection of Peromyscus leucopus and P. maniculatus in mid-successional vegetation. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science 107:89-92. (PDF)
 
Kamler, J. F., W. B. Ballard, E. M. Gese, R. L. Harrison, S. M. Karki, and K. Mote. 2004. Adult male emigration and a female-based social organisation in swift foxes, Vulpes velox. Animal Behaviour 67:699-702. (PDF)
 
Kamler, J. F., W. B. Ballard, R. L. Gilliland, and K. Mote. 2004. Coyote (Canis latrans) movements relative to cattle (Bos taurus) carcass areas. Western North American Naturalist 64:53-58. (PDF)
 
2003
Kamler, J. F., W. B. Ballard, and P. S. Gipson. 2003. Occurrence of feral dogs (Canis lupus familiaris) in northwest Texas: an observation. Texas Journal of Agriculture and Natural Resources 16:75-77. (PDF)
 
Kamler, J. F., and P. S. Gipson. 2003. Space and habitat use by male and female raccoons, Procyon lotor, in Kansas. Canadian Field-Naturalist 117:218-223. (PDF)
 
Kamler, J. F., and W. B. Ballard. 2003. Range expansion of red foxes in eastern Nevada and western Utah. Journal of the Arizona-Nevada Academy of Science 36:18-20. (PDF)
 
Gipson, P. S., and J. F. Kamler. 2003. Capture locations of coyotes, Canis latrans, bobcats, Lynx rufus, and raccoons, Procyon lotor, relative to home range boundaries. Canadian Field-Naturalist 117:472-474. (PDF)
 
Kamler, J. F., W. B. Ballard, J. C. Bullock, D. A. Butler, and R. L. Ward. 2003. Prey remains found in great horned owl (Bubo virginianus) pellets from Union County, New Mexico. New Mexico Journal of Sciences 43:68-70. (PDF)
 
Kamler, J. F., K. Keeler, G. Wiens, C. Richardson, and P. S. Gipson. 2003. Feral dogs, Canis familiaris, kill coyote, Canis latrans. Canadian Field-Naturalist 117:123-124. (PDF)
 
Kamler, J. F., W. B. Ballard, E. B. Fish, P. R. Lemons, K. Mote, and C. C. Perchellet. 2003. Habitat use, home ranges, and survival of swift foxes in a fragmented landscape: conservation implications. Journal of Mammalogy 84:989-995. (PDF)
 
Kamler, J. F., and W. B. Ballard. 2003. White color phase of the swift fox, Vulpes velox. Canadian Field-Naturalist 117:468-469. (PDF)
 
McCaffrey, R. E., M. C. Wallace, J. F. Kamler, and J. D. Ray. 2003. Noteworthy distributional records of the prairie vole in the Texas and Oklahoma panhandles. Southwestern Naturalist 48:717-719. (PDF)
 
Kamler, J. F., W. B. Ballard, B. R. Helliker, and S. Stiver. 2003. Range expansion of raccoons in western Utah and central Nevada. Western North American Naturalist 63:406-408. (PDF)
 
Kamler, J. F., W. B. Ballard, R. L. Gilliland, P. R. Lemons, and K. Mote. 2003. Impacts of coyotes on swift foxes in northwestern Texas. Journal of Wildlife Management 67:317-323. (PDF)
 
Kamler, J. F., L. A. Green, and W. B. Ballard. 2003. Recent occurrence of black bears in the southwestern Great Plains. Southwestern Naturalist 48:303-306. (PDF)
 
Kamler, J. F., W. B. Ballard, R. L. Gilliland, and K. Mote. 2003. Spatial relationships between swift foxes and coyotes in northwestern Texas. Canadian Journal of Zoology 81:168-172. (PDF)
 
Kamler, J. F., R. M. Lee, J. C. deVos, Jr., W. B. Ballard, and H. A. Whitlaw. 2003. Mortalities from climbing accidents of translocated bighorn sheep in Arizona. Southwestern Naturalist 48:145-147. (PDF)
 
2002
Kamler, J. F., and P. S. Gipson. 2002. Sarcoptic mange on coyotes in northeastern Kansas. Prairie Naturalist 34:143-144. (PDF)
 
Kamler, J. F., P. S. Gipson, and C. C. Perchellet. 2002. Seasonal food habits of coyotes in northeastern Kansas. Prairie Naturalist 34:75-83. (PDF)
 
Kamler, J. F., W. B. Ballard, R. L. Gilliland, and K. Mote. 2002. Improved trapping methods for swift foxes and sympatric coyotes. Wildlife Society Bulletin 30:1262-1266. (PDF)
 
Kamler, J. F., R. M. Lee, J. C. deVos, Jr., W. B. Ballard, and H. A. Whitlaw. 2002. Survival and cougar predation of translocated bighorn sheep in Arizona. Journal of Wildlife Management 66:1267-1272. (PDF)
 
Kamler, J. F., and W. B. Ballard. 2002. A review of native and nonnative red foxes in North America. Wildlife Society Bulletin 30:370-379. (PDF)
 
Gipson, P. S., and J. F. Kamler. 2002. Bobcat killed by a coyote. Southwestern Naturalist 47:511-513. (PDF)
 
Ballard, W. B., J. C. deVos, Jr., J. F. Kamler, and H. A. Whitlaw. 2002. A need for an integrated radiotelemetry database. Wildlife Society Bulletin 30:263-264. (PDF)
 
Kamler, J. F. 2002. Relationships of swift foxes and coyotes in northwest Texas. Ph.D. Dissertation, Texas Tech University, Lubbock. (PDF)
 
2001
Kamler, J. F., W. B. Ballard, and D. Swepston. 2001. Range expansion of mule deer in the Texas Panhandle. Southwestern Naturalist 46:378-379. (PDF)
 
Gipson, P. S., and J. F. Kamler. 2001. Survival and movements of opossums in northeastern Kansas. Southwestern Naturalist 46:178-182. (PDF)
 
Kamler, J. F., and K. L. Pope. 2001. Nonlethal methods of examining fish stomach contents. Reviews in Fisheries Science 9:1-11. (PDF)
 
2000
Kamler, J. F. 2000. Swift foxes in the high plains. Promised Land 8:2 (a popular article). (PDF)
 
Kamler, J. F., and P. S. Gipson. 2000. Space and habitat use by resident and transient coyotes. Canadian Journal of Zoology 78:2106-2111. (PDF)
 
Kamler, J. F., P. S. Gipson, and T. R. Snyder. 2000. Dispersal characteristics of young bobcats from northeastern Kansas. Southwestern Naturalist 45:543-546. (PDF)
 
Kamler, J. F., W. B. Ballard, and K. Mote. 2000. Aggressive behavior exhibited by a swift fox, Vulpes velox. Canadian Field-Naturalist 114:506. (PDF)
 
Kamler, J. F., C. Richardson, and P. S. Gipson. 2000. Comparison of standard and modified Soft Catch traps for capturing coyotes, bobcats, and raccoons. Proceedings of the Wildlife Damage Management Conference 9:77-84. (PDF)
 
Kamler, J. F., and P. S. Gipson. 2000. Home range, habitat selection, and survival of bobcats, Lynx rufus, in a prairie ecosystem in Kansas. Canadian Field-Naturalist 114:388-394. (PDF)
 
Kamler, J. F., K. D. Seyffert, and W. B. Ballard. 2000. Range expansion of the Eurasian collared-dove in the Texas panhandle. Bulletin of the Texas Ornithological Society 33:23. (PDF)
 
Kamler, J. F., and P. S. Gipson. 2000. New records of a porcupine and armadillo in Riley County, Kansas. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science 103:55-57. (PDF)
 
1998
Kamler, J. F. 1998. Ecology and interspecific relationships of mammalian predators on Fort Riley Military Reservation, Kansas. M.S. Thesis, Kansas State University, Manhattan. (PDF)
 
Kamler, J. F., D. S. Pennock, C. Welch, and R. J. Pierotti. 1998. Variation in morphological characteristics of the white-footed mouse (Peromyscus leucopus) and the deer mouse (P. maniculatus) under allotopic and syntopic conditions. American Midland Naturalist 140:170-179. (PDF)
 
1997
Gipson, P. S., C. D. Lee, M. L. Burenheide, J. F. Kamler, J. E. Kretzer, D. J. Martin, C. C. Perchellet, C. M. Willemssen, and J. Weins. 1997. Experimental rodent control at the Beef Cattle Research Center, Kansas State University. Proceedings of The Great Plains Wildlife Damage Control Workshop 13:117-123. (PDF)
 
1995
Kamler, J. F. 1995. Variation of morphological characteristics of the deer mouse (Peromyscus maniculatus) and the white-footed mouse (P. leucopus) in differing habitats. B.S. Honors Thesis, University of Kansas, Lawrence. (PDF)