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A multivariate model of female black bear habitat use for a geographic information system
Simple univariate statistical techniques may not adequately assess the multidimensional nature of habitats used by wildlife. Thus, we developed a multivariate method to model habitat-use potentialExpand
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Ecology of Florida black bears in the Okefenokee-Osceola ecosystem.
Abstract: The population status of the Florida black bear (Ursus americanus floridanus) is problematic within many portions of its range and its potential listing as a federally threatened speciesExpand
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Black bears in Arkansas: Characteristics of a successful translocation
In 1958, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission began translocating black bears ( Ursus americanus ) from Minnesota to the Interior Highlands (Ozark and Ouachita mountains) of Arkansas where bears hadExpand
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Evaluation of 2 soft-release techniques to reintroduce black bears
Black bears (Ursus americanus) were extirpated from most of their range by the early 1900s by habitat destruction and unregulated hunting. Since then, bear habitat has recovered in many areas, butExpand
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Identifying Suitable Sites for Florida Panther Reintroduction
Abstract A major objective of the 1995 Florida Panther (Puma concolor coryi) Recovery Plan is the establishment of 2 additional panther populations within the historic range. Our goal was to identifyExpand
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Growth and Sustainability of Black Bears at White River National Wildlife Refuge, Arkansas
Abstract The black bear (Ursus americanus) population at White River National Wildlife Refuge is isolated and genetically distinct, but hunting occurs adjacent to refuge boundaries and females withExpand
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Black bear habitat use in relation to food availability in the Interior Highlands of Arkansas
A black bear (Ursus americanus) food value index (FVI) was developed and calculated for forest cover type classifications on Ozark Mountain (White Rock) and Ouachita Mountain (Dry Creek) study areasExpand
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