• Publications
  • Influence
The Near Eastern Origin of Cat Domestication
The world's domestic cats carry patterns of sequence variation in their genome that reflect a history of domestication and breed development. A genetic assessment of 979 domestic cats and their wildExpand
  • 264
  • 24
  • PDF
Use of Non-Wildlife Passages Across a High Speed Railway by Terrestrial Vertebrates
Seventeen culverts and pathway passages across a high speed railway were monitored for one year in order to determine factors influencing their use by terrestrial vertebrates. Carnivores, lagomorphs,Expand
  • 176
  • 23
  • PDF
Endangered Species Constrained by Natural and Human Factors: the Case of Brown Bears in Northern Spain
We developed a conceptual framework for classifying habitat quality that requires the construc- tion of separate habitat models for each key demographic feature; the framework can be applied when theExpand
  • 167
  • 22
  • PDF
Spatial ecology of Iberian lynx and abundance of European rabbits in southwestern Spain
Spatial ecology and diet of Iberian lynx (Lynx pardinus) and the abundance of its main prey, the European rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus), were studied in southwestern Spain from December 1992 toExpand
  • 177
  • 18
Trophic diversity of the otter (Lutra lutra L.) in temperate and Mediterranean freshwater habitats
Aim To analyse the geographical patterns in the composition and diversity of otter’s (Lutra lutra L.) diet and their relationship with climatic characteristics. Location European freshwater habitatsExpand
  • 119
  • 18
Key role of European rabbits in the conservation of the Western Mediterranean basin hotspot.
The Mediterranean Basin is a global hotspot of biodiversity. Hotspots are said to be experiencing a major loss of habitat, but an added risk could be the decline of some species having a special roleExpand
  • 198
  • 16
Effects of an Attractive Sink Leading into Maladaptive Habitat Selection
Habitat sinks can attract dispersing animals if high mortality or breeding failure are difficult to detect (e.g., when due to human hunting or pollution). Using a simple deterministic model, weExpand
  • 298
  • 13
  • PDF
Predators or prey? Spatio-temporal discrimination of human-derived risk by brown bears
Prey usually adjust anti-predator behavior to subtle variations in perceived risk. However, it is not clear whether adult large carnivores that are virtually free of natural predation adjust theirExpand
  • 153
  • 12
  • PDF
Rates and causes of mortality in a fragmented population of Iberian lynx Felis pardina Temminck, 1824
Abstract Data are presented on mortality rates of the Iberian lynx Felis pardina in Donana National Park and the surrounding area in southwestern Spain, collected from 1983 to 1989. Data fromExpand
  • 162
  • 11
Spatial organization and land tenure system of the endangered Iberian lynx (Lynx pardinus)
The spatial organization of the endangered Iberian lynx, Lynx pardinus (Temminck, 1827), was studied in Donana National Park, south-western Spain, between 1983 and 1992. Thirty-six individuals (19Expand
  • 118
  • 11
  • PDF