Climate and habitat barriers to dispersal in the highly mobile grey wolf

@article{Geffen2004ClimateAH,
  title={Climate and habitat barriers to dispersal in the highly mobile grey wolf},
  author={Eli Geffen and Marti J. Anderson and Robert K. Wayne},
  journal={Molecular Ecology},
  year={2004},
  volume={13}
}
We reanalysed published data to evaluate whether climate and habitat are barriers to dispersal in one of the most mobile and widely distributed mammals, the grey wolf (Canis lupus). [] Key Method Distance-based redundancy analysis (dbRDA) was used to examine the amount of variation in genetic distances that could be explained by an array of environmental factors, including geographical distance.
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