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Wild boar populations up, numbers of hunters down? A review of trends and implications for Europe.
Across Europe, wild boar numbers increased in the 1960s-1970s but stabilised in the 1980s; recent evidence suggests that the numbers and impact of wild boar has grown steadily since the 1980s. AsExpand
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Jaguar and Puma Activity Patterns and Predator‐Prey Interactions in Four Brazilian Biomes
Jaguars (Panthera onca) and pumas (Puma concolor) coexist throughout the Neotropics. Using camera trapping in four Brazilian biomes, we compare the daily activity patterns of the jaguar and puma, andExpand
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Modeling the occupancy of sympatric carnivorans in a Mediterranean ecosystem
Site occupancy provides a reasonable estimate of population status and trends, and it also provides an unbiased, cost-effective alternative method for large-scale, multispecies monitoring programs.Expand
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Genetic structure of the wild boar population in Portugal: Evidence of a recent bottleneck
Abstract The present study assesses the degree of genetic structure and the presence of recent genetic bottlenecks in the wild boar population in Portugal. One hundred and ten individuals wereExpand
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Reproductive performance of wild boar females in Portugal
Reproductive tracts of 214 female wild boars collected in Central Portugal between October and February over the period 1997 to 2001 were examined. From this material, we were able to determineExpand
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To Eat or Not To Eat? The Diet of the Endangered Iberian Wolf (Canis lupus signatus) in a Human-Dominated Landscape in Central Portugal
Livestock predation by large carnivores and their persecution by local communities are major conservation concerns. In order to prevent speculations and reduce conflicts, it is crucial to getExpand
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Spatial colonization by feral domestic catsFelis catus of former wildcatFelis silvestris silvestris home ranges
Presently, wildcatFelis silvestris silvestris Schreber, 1777 populations are fragmented and rapidly declining in most of Europe. Although habitat destruction possibly constitutes the most seriousExpand
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Sexual segregation in red deer: is social behaviour more important than habitat preferences?
Sexual segregation among vertebrates is a common phenomenon, usually assumed to be associated with sexual body size dimorphism and explained by differences in habitat use or social behaviours.Expand
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Evaluation of Camera Trapping for Estimating Red Fox Abundance
Abstract The nature reserve Serra da Malcata, Portugal, was recently considered a site for Iberian lynx (Lynx pardinus) reintroduction. Because of potential disease risk posed by red foxes (VulpesExpand
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Winter habitat selection by wild boar Sus scrofa in southeastern Poland
  • C. Fonseca
  • Geography
  • European Journal of Wildlife Research
  • 1 May 2008
Research was conducted on habitat selection by the wild-boar population in the Carpathian foothills, southeastern Poland. In two forest districts (Bircza and Krasiczyn) with a total area of forestsExpand
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