Publications

Barton O, Gresham A, Healey JR, Cordes LS, Shannon, G (2022). The effects of population management on wild ungulates: A systematic map of evidence for UK species. PloS one, 17(6), e0267385 pdf.


Shannon G, Cordes LS, Slotow R, Moss C, McComb K (2022). Social Disruption Impairs Predatory Threat Assessment in African Elephants. Animals, 12(4), 495 pdf.


Amphaeris J, Shannon G, Tenbrink T (2022). Overlap not gap: Understanding the relationship between animal communication and language with Prototype Theory. Lingua, 272, 103332 pdf.


Shannon G, Sadler P, Smith J, Roylance-Casson E, Cordes LS (2021). Contrasting selection pressure on body and weapon size in a polygynous megaherbivore. Biology letters, 17: 20210368 pdf.


Amphaeris J, Shannon G, Tenbrink T. (2021). Cognitive Linguistics Support for the Evolution of Language from Animal Cognition. In Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (Vol. 43, No. 43) pdf.


McBlain M, Jones KA, Shannon G. (2020) Sleeping Eurasian oystercatchers adjust their vigilance in response to the behaviour of neighbours, human disturbance and environmental conditions. Journal of Zoology pdf.


Shannon G, McKenna MF, Wilson-Henjum GE, Angeloni LM, Crooks KR, Wittemyer G (2020) Vocal characteristics of prairie dog alarm calls across an urban noise gradient. Behavioral Ecology 31: 393-400 pdf


Shannon G (2019) Conservation behavior in action: a comment on Harding et al. Behavioral Ecology, 30: 1513-1514 pdf


Wilson-Henjum GE, Job JR, McKenna MF, Shannon G, Wittemyer G (2019) Alarm call modification by prairie dogs in the presence of juveniles. Journal of Ethology 37: 167-174 pdf.


Shannon G, Larson CL, Reed SE, Crooks KR, Angeloni LM (2017) Ecological Consequences of Ecotourism for Wildlife Populations and Communities. In: Blumstein D., Geffroy B., Samia D., Bessa E. (eds) Ecotourism’s Promise and Peril. Springer, Cham


Samia DS, Angeloni LM, Bearzi M, Bessa E, Crooks KR, D’Amico M, Ellenberg U, Geffroy B, Larson CL, Loyola R, Møller AP, Reed SE, Sadoul B, Shannon G, Tablado Z, Blumstein D (2017) Best Practices Toward Sustainable Ecotourism. In: Blumstein D., Geffroy B., Samia D., Bessa E. (eds) Ecotourism’s Promise and Peril. Springer, Cham


Hudson LN, Newbold T, Contu S, Hill SLL, Lysenko I, De Palma A, ...Shannon, G,… Purvis A (2017) The database of the PREDICTS (Projecting Responses of Ecological Diversity In Changing Terrestrial Systems) project. Ecology and Evolution 7: 145–188 pdf


McKenna MF, Shannon G, Fristrup K (2016) Characterizing anthropogenic noise to improve understanding and management of impacts to wildlife. Endangered Species Research 31: 279–291pdf


Shannon G, Crooks KR, Wittemyer G, Fristrup KM, Angeloni LM (2016) Road noise causes earlier predator detection and flight response in a free-ranging mammal. Behavioural Ecology 27: 1370–1375 pdf.


Shannon G, McKenna MF, Angeloni LM, Crooks KR, Fristrup KM, Brown E, Warner KA et al. (2016) A synthesis of two decades of research documenting the effects of noise on wildlife. Biological Reviews 91: 982–1005 pdf


Swaddle J, Francis CD, Barber JR, Cooper CB, Kyba CCM, Dominoni D, Shannon G, et al. (2015) A framework to assess evolutionary responses to anthropogenic light and sound. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 30: 550-560 pdf.


Hopson R, Meiman P, Shannon G (2015) Rangeland dynamics: Investigating vegetation composition and structure of urban and exurban prairie dog habitat. PeerJ 3:e736 pdf


Shannon G, Lewis J, Gerber B (2014) Recommended survey designs for occupancy modelling using motion-activated cameras: insights from empirical wildlife data. PeerJ 2:e532 pdf


Shannon G, Angeloni LM, Wittemyer G, Fristrup KM, Crooks KR (2014) Road traffic noise modifies behaviour of a keystone species. Animal Behaviour 94: 135-141pdf


Shannon G, Cordes LS, Hardy AR, Angeloni LM, Crooks KR (2014) Behavioral Responses Associated with a Human-Mediated Predator Shelter. PLoS ONE 9(4): e94630 pdf


McComb K, Shannon G*, Durant SM, Sayialel K, Slotow R, Poole J, Moss C (2014) Elephants can determine ethnicity, gender, and age from acoustic cues in human voices. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA. 111: 5433-5438 * = shared first authorship pdf


Shannon G, Durant SM, Sayialel K, Slotow R, Poole J, Moss C, McComb K (2013) Effects of social disruption persist decades after culling. Frontiers in Zoology 10: 62 pdf


Shannon G, Mackey RL, Slotow R (2013) Diet selection and seasonal dietary switch of a large sexually dimorphic herbivore. Acta Oecologica 46: 48-55 pdf


Tamim Vanak A, Shannon G, Thaker M, Page B, Grant R, Rob Slotow (2012) Biocomplexity in large tree mortality: interactions between elephant, fire and landscape in an African savanna. Ecography 35: 315-321pdf


Shannon G, Thaker M, Tamim Vanak A, Page B, Grant R, Rob Slotow (2011) Relative impacts of elephants and fire on large trees in a savanna ecosystem. Ecosystems 14: 1372-1381pdf


McComb K, Shannon G*, Durant SM, Sayialel K, Slotow R, Poole J, Moss C (2011) Leadership in elephants: the adaptive value of age. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 278: 3720-3276 * = shared first authorship pdf


Duffy K, Dai X, Shannon G, Slotow R, Page, B (2011) Movement patterns of African elephants (Loxodonta africana) in different habitat types. South African Journal of Wildlife Research 41: 21-28 pdf


Shannon G, Page BR, Duffy KJ, Slotow R (2010) The ranging behaviour of a large sexually dimorphic herbivore in response to seasonal and annual environmental variation. Austral Ecology 35: 731-742 pdf


Shannon G, Matthews WS, Page BR, Parker GE, Smith RJ (2009) The affects of artificial water availability on large herbivore ranging patterns in savanna habitats: a new approach based on modelling elephant path distributions Diversity and Distributions 15: 776-783 pdf


Druce DJ, Shannon G, Page BR, Grant R, Slotow R (2008) Ecological thresholds in the savanna landscape: Developing a protocol for monitoring the change in composition and utilisation of large trees. PLoS ONE 3(12): e3979.doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0003979 pdf


Kirby T, Shannon G, Page BR, Slotow R (2008) The influence of sexual dimorphism on the foraging behaviour of the Nyala. Acta Zoologica Sinica 54: 561-571 pdf


Shannon G, Druce DJ, Page BR, Eckhardt HC, Grant R, Slotow R (2008) The utilisation of large savanna trees by elephant in southern Kruger National Park. Journal of Tropical Ecology 24: 281-289 pdf


Shannon G, Page B, Mackey R, Duffy K, Slotow R (2008) Activity budgets and sexual segregation in the African elephant (Loxodonta africana). Journal of Mammalogy 89: 467-476 pdf


Xiaohua D, Shannon G, Slotow R, Page B, Duffy K (2007) Short duration daytime movements of a cow herd of African elephants. Journal of Mammalogy 88: 151-157 pdf


Shannon G, Page B, Duffy K, Slotow R (2006) The role of foraging behaviour in the sexual segregation of the African elephant. Oecologia 150: 344-354 pdf


Shannon G, Page B, Duffy K, Slotow R (2006) The consequences of body size dimorphism: are African elephants sexually segregated at the habitat scale? Behaviour 143: 1145-1168 pdf


Shannon G, Page B, Duffy K, Slotow R (2006) African elephant home range and habitat selection in Pongola Game Reserve, South Africa. African Zoology 41: 37-44 pdf