Coping in a human-dominated landscape: trade-off between foraging and keeping away from roads by moose (Alces alces)

Abstract

Roads fragment moose habitat and cause increased mortality through moose–vehicle collisions. Previous studies have found that moose avoid areas near roads. In late winter, when moose face depleting food resources elsewhere, moose may be more prone to use areas near roads for foraging. However, this presumed trade-off between foraging and keeping away from… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10344-012-0640-4

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