BROWN BEAR FOOD HABITS AT THE BORDER OF ITS RANGE: A LONG-TERM STUDY

@inproceedings{Naves2006BROWNBF,
  title={BROWN BEAR FOOD HABITS AT THE BORDER OF ITS RANGE: A LONG-TERM STUDY},
  author={J. Naves and Alberto Fern{\'a}ndez-Gil and Carlos Rodr{\'i}guez and M. Delibes},
  year={2006}
}
  • J. Naves, Alberto Fernández-Gil, +1 author M. Delibes
  • Published 2006
  • Geography
  • Abstract Brown bear (Ursus arctos) food habits were examined from 1,500 fecal samples collected between 1974 and 2004 in the Cantabrian Mountains of northern Spain. The most important food items were graminoids and forbs in the spring, fleshy fruits (especially bilberries) in the summer, and hard mast in the autumn and winter (especially acorns). Animal matter also was consumed throughout the year. We found differences between 3 brown bear population nuclei within the Cantabrian population… CONTINUE READING
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