Coordinated Latrine Use by European Badgers, Meles meles: Potential Consequences for Territory Defense

@inproceedings{Kilshaw2009CoordinatedLU,
  title={Coordinated Latrine Use by European Badgers, Meles meles: Potential Consequences for Territory Defense},
  author={K. Kilshaw and C. Newman and C. Buesching and J. Bunyan and D. W. Macdonald},
  year={2009}
}
Abstract The Active Territorial Defense Hypothesis (ATDH) and Passive Range Exclusion Hypothesis (PREH) are contrasted as possible explanations for patterns of latrine use in a high-density population of the European badger (Meles meles) in the United Kingdom. Using bait-marking techniques, temporal patterns in latrine use by individuals and social groups were investigated to test for any systematic marking behavior, especially whether coordination of individual actions might be involved in the… Expand
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