Comparative study of density regulation in confined populations of four species of rodents

Abstract

It is very often proclaimed that observations on the behavior of captive populations can do nothing but mislead us in our attempts to understand population regulation under natural conditions. On the other hand, laboratory observations can increase our basic knowledge of the species studied, and it is this knowledge which may suggest clues to a more… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF02518790

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