Comparing Scat Detection Dogs , Cameras , and Hair Snares for Surveying Carnivores

@inproceedings{Long2007ComparingSD,
  title={Comparing Scat Detection Dogs , Cameras , and Hair Snares for Surveying Carnivores},
  author={Robert A. Long},
  year={2007}
}
Carnivores typically require large areas of habitat, exist at low natural densities, and exhibit elusive behavior—characteristics that render them difficult to study. Noninvasive survey methods increasingly provide means to collect extensive data on carnivore occupancy, distribution, and abundance. During the summers of 2003–2004, we compared the abilities of scat detection dogs, remote cameras, and hair snares to detect black bears (Ursus americanus), fishers (Martes pennanti), and bobcats… CONTINUE READING
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