Serval (Leptailurus serval) camera trap and live trap dataset at Secunda, South Africa

This fileset contains the data and code used to conduct the analyses presented in:

Loock, D.J.E., Williams, S.T., Emslie, K., Matthews, W.S., and Swanepoel, L.H, (2018) Carnivore population density highlights the conservation value of industrialised sites. Scientific Reports 8, 1-9. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-34936-0. Available at

A preprint of the paper is available at bioRxiv:

This study presents data on the serval population density and demography at Sasol Secunda Operations Plant, South Africa.

For further information please see this paper, or email Sam Williams (, Daan Loock (, or Lourens Swanepoel (