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This study aimed to explore peopleâ€™s attitudes toward Striped Hyaena conservation in lowland Nepal.Â Structured questionnaire sheets were used to collect information on major threats, human casualties, and peopleâ€™s perception towards Hyaenas and other carnivores.Â Peopleâ€™s perceptions toward Hyaenas and conservation were overall positive.Â During the study, 400 people were interviewed and questionnaire sheets were filled.Â It was discovered that 63% had a positive attitude toward the Hyaenas.Â On the other hand, 37% of the people had a negative attitude regarding the speciesâ€™ conservation.Â It was found that local people had understood various aspects of Hyaena ecology.Â Sixty-five percent of the people responded that the Hyaena entered human populated areas due to an absence of food in the natural forests and habitat degradation.Â A total of 19% of the respondents reported killing carnivores including the Hyaena due to human-carnivore conflicts.ÂÂ
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