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Recovery of large carnivores in Europe’s modern human-dominated landscapes
The conservation of large carnivores is a formidable challenge for biodiversity conservation. Using a data set on the past and current status of brown bears (Ursus arctos), Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx),Expand
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The genomic signature of dog domestication reveals adaptation to a starch-rich diet
The domestication of dogs was an important episode in the development of human civilization. The precise timing and location of this event is debated and little is known about the genetic changesExpand
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The recovery, distribution, and population dynamics of wolves on the Scandinavian peninsula, 1978-1998
In 1966 the gray wolf (Canis lupus) was regarded as functionally extinct in Norway and Sweden (the Scandinavian peninsula). In 1978 the first confirmed reproduction on the peninsula in 14 years wasExpand
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Severe inbreeding depression in a wild wolf Canis lupus population
The difficulty of obtaining pedigrees for wild populations has hampered the possibility of demonstrating inbreeding depression in nature. In a small, naturally restored, wild population of greyExpand
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Shoot, shovel and shut up: cryptic poaching slows restoration of a large carnivore in Europe
Poaching is a widespread and well-appreciated problem for the conservation of many threatened species. Because poaching is illegal, there is strong incentive for poachers to conceal their activities,Expand
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Selection for Heterozygosity Gives Hope to a Wild Population of Inbred Wolves
Recent analyses have questioned the usefulness of heterozygosity estimates as measures of the inbreeding coefficient (f), a finding that may have dramatic consequences for the management ofExpand
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Summer kill rates and predation pattern in a wolf–moose system: can we rely on winter estimates?
So far the vast majority of studies on large carnivore predation, including kill rates and consumption, have been based on winter studies. Because large carnivores relying on ungulates as prey oftenExpand
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Food Habits and Prey Impact by Feral and House-Based Domestic Cats in a Rural Area in Southern Sweden
Natural prey of domestic cats ( Felis catus ) in the Revinge area in southern Sweden during 1974–79 was related to prey abundance, annual production, and availability. Of 1,437 scats collected, 996Expand
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Spacing patterns in a population of rural free roaming domestic cats
Spacing patterns in a population of domestic and feral cats in a rural area in southern Sweden were investigated by visual observations, trapping and radio tracking. Females lived alone or in groupsExpand
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