Behavioural responses of red foxes to an increase in the presence of golden jackals: a field experiment

@article{Scheinin2006BehaviouralRO,
  title={Behavioural responses of red foxes to an increase in the presence of golden jackals: a field experiment},
  author={Shani Scheinin and Y. Yom‐Tov and U. Motro and E. Geffen},
  journal={Animal Behaviour},
  year={2006},
  volume={71},
  pages={577-584}
}
The golden jackal, Canis aureus, and the red fox, Vulpes vulpes, are two common canids in Israel. [...] Key Method Our field experiments comprised three stimuli: urine as a scent stimulus, a mounted specimen and urine as a static animal-image stimulus, and a caged pet animal as a live animal stimulus. The treatment and control were placed near food trays, and the behaviour of foxes around these trays was documented by video recorders. In most cases, the presence of scent or cast of a golden jackal did not alter…Expand

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