Density but not climate affects the population growth rate of guanacos ( ) ( Artiodactyla , Camelidae ) Lama guanicoe

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We analyzed the effects of population density and climatic variables on the rate of population growth in the guanaco ( ), a wild camelid species in Lama guanicoe South America. We used a time series of 36 years (1977-2012) of population sampling in Tierra del Fuego, Chile. Individuals were grouped in three age-classes: newborns, juveniles, and adults; for… (More)

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