Density and activity patterns of Pallas’s cats, Otocolobus manul, in central Mongolia

  title={Density and activity patterns of Pallas’s cats, Otocolobus manul, in central Mongolia},
  author={Stefano Anile and Claudio Augugliaro and Bariushaa Munkhtsog and Fabio Dartora and Andrea Vendramin and Giovanni Bombieri and Clayton K. Nielsen},
  journal={Wildlife Research},
  pages={264 - 272}
Abstract Context. The ranges of many small, at-risk felid species occur almost entirely in unprotected areas, where research efforts are minimal; hence data on their density and activity patterns are scare. Aims. We estimated density and activity patterns of Pallas’s cats on unprotected lands in central Mongolia during two periods (May–August and September–November) in 2019. Methods. We used spatially explicit capture–recapture models to estimate population density at 15.2 ± 4.8 individuals per… 
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