ASSESSING THE RISK OF EXTINCTION FOR THE BROWN BEAR (URSUS ARCTOS) IN THE CORDILLERA CANTABRICA, SPAIN

@inproceedings{Wiegand1998ASSESSINGTR,
  title={ASSESSING THE RISK OF EXTINCTION FOR THE BROWN BEAR (URSUS ARCTOS) IN THE CORDILLERA CANTABRICA, SPAIN},
  author={Thorsten Wiegand and Javier Naves and Thomas G. Stephan and Alberto Fern{\'a}ndez},
  year={1998}
}
The status of the brown bear (Ursus arctos) in Spain has suffered a dramatic decline during the last centuries, both in area and numbers. Current relict populations are suspected to be under immediate risk of extinction. The aim of our model is to attain an understanding of the main processes and mechanisms determining population dynamics in the Cordillera Cantabrica. We compile the knowledge available about brown bears in the Cordillera Cantabrica, northern Spain, and perform a population… CONTINUE READING

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