Capture of white-tailed deer fawns using thermal imaging technology

@inproceedings{Ditchkoff2005CaptureOW,
  title={Capture of white-tailed deer fawns using thermal imaging technology},
  author={Stephen S. Ditchkoff and Joshua B. Raglin and J. M. Smith and Bret A. Collier},
  year={2005}
}
Capture of neonatal white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) often is hampered by inherent difficulties in locating study animals. A variety of techniques have been described for location and capture of fawns, including foot searches, female behavioral cues, spotlighting, and vaginal transmitter implants. However, each technique has certain limitations imposed by such factors as habitat structure or logistical difficulties. We describe a new technique for locating deer fawns in which thermal… CONTINUE READING

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