Diets of Free-Ranging Mexican Gray Wolves in Arizona and New Mexico

@inproceedings{Reed2004DietsOF,
  title={Diets of Free-Ranging Mexican Gray Wolves in Arizona and New Mexico},
  author={Janet E. Reed and Warren B. Ballard and Philip S. Gipson and Brian T. Kelly and Paul R. Krausman and Mark C. Wallace and David B. Wester},
  year={2004}
}
Abstract Systematic diet studies of Mexican gray wolves (Canis lupus baileyi) were not conducted before wolves were extirpated by the late 1960s from the southwestern United States. We collected carnivore scats (n = 1,682) from the Apache and Gila national forests in Arizona and New Mexico, USA, from April 1998 through October 2001 and identified scats to species using traditional field methods, of which 251 were identified as Mexican wolf scats. We found the diet consisted of large-sized food… 

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