An investigation of red fox (Vulpes vulpes) and Eurasian badger (Meles meles) scavenging, scattering, and removal of deer remains: forensic implications and applications.

@article{Young2015AnIO,
  title={An investigation of red fox (Vulpes vulpes) and Eurasian badger (Meles meles) scavenging, scattering, and removal of deer remains: forensic implications and applications.},
  author={Alexandria Young and Nicholas M{\'a}rquez-Grant and Richard A. Stillman and Martin J. Smith and Amanda H Korstjens},
  journal={Journal of forensic sciences},
  year={2015},
  volume={60 Suppl 1},
  pages={S39-55}
}
Within northwest Europe, especially the United Kingdom, the red fox (Vulpes vulpes) and the Eurasian Badger (Meles meles) are the largest wild scavengers capable of modifying a set of remains through scavenging. Knowledge of region-specific and species-typical scavenging behaviors of scavengers within the crime scene area and surroundings can aid in more efficient and accurate interpretations. The scavenging behaviors of captive and wild foxes and badgers were recorded and compared through… CONTINUE READING

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