Stotra Chakrabarti

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International Peer-reviewed Journals

*Joint first author

6) Chakrabarti S, Kolipakam V, Bump JK, Jhala YV. 2020. The role of kinship and demography in shaping cooperation amongst male lions. Scientific Reports,

5) Mittal D, Chakrabarti S*, Khambda SB, Bump JK. (2020). Spots and manes: the curious case of foster care between two competing felids. Ecosphere11(2).

4) Jhala YV, Banerjee K, Chakrabarti S, Basu P, Singh K, Dave C, Gogoi K. 2019. Asiatic lion: Ecology, Economics and Politics of Conservation. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution7, 312.

3)  Chakrabarti  S,  Jhala  YV.  2019. Battle of the Sexes: a multi-male mating strategy helps lionesses win the gender war of fitness. Behavioral Ecology.

2) Chakrabarti  S,  Jhala  YV.  2017.  Selfish  Partners:  resource  partitioning  in  male  coalitions  of  Asiatic  lions. Behavioral Ecology arx118,

1) Chakrabarti S, Jhala YV, Dutta S, Qureshi Q, Kadivar RF, Rana VJ. 2016. Adding constraints to predation through allometric relation of scats to consumption. Journal of Animal Ecology 85:660-670.

Popular Science Articles

8. Chakrabarti S. It takes two to tango for lions. SAEVUS. 2020

7. Chakrabarti S. A cat out of the bag: lions in a human-landscape. Hornbill, Bombay Natural History Society, April-June 2019

6. Chakrabarti S, Dutt A, Sadhu A, Mathur VB. Campus Canines: managing stray dogs in WII campus. 2018. SAEVUS. Vol 7 Issue 4; Dec 18 – Feb 19

5. Research Advisor to Saving Asia’s Pride: Cover Story of SAEVUS, Vol 8 Issue 1, June-Aug 20185.

4. Chakrabarti S. 2018. Tailing the last lions of Asia. Science Outside, American Blog of Science

3. Chakrabarti S. 2018. Of Men & Manes. SAEVUS, Vol 7 Issue 1, March-May 2018

2. Chakrabarti S. 2017. Belling the cat: using telemetry to study lions in people’s backyards. Sanctuary Asia, Vol. XXXVII No.12 December Issue

1. Chakrabarti S. 2011. A walk on the wild side. WII Newsletter 18(3) (pp) 2. Wildlife Institute of India

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Wildlife Institute of India

Award Date: Oct 9 2018

MS, Wildlife Institute of India

Jun 27 2011Jul 5 2013

Award Date: Jul 5 2013

Research interests

  • Animal Behaviour
  • Carnivore Ecology
  • Animal Physiology
  • Human-Carnivore conflict
  • conservation biology
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