Fast food bears: brown bear diet in a human-dominated landscape with intensive supplemental feeding

@inproceedings{Kavi2015FastFB,
  title={Fast food bears: brown bear diet in a human-dominated landscape with intensive supplemental feeding},
  author={I. Kav{\vc}i{\vc} and M. Adami{\vc} and P. Kaczensky and M. Krofel and M. Kobal and Kiemen Jerina},
  year={2015}
}
  • I. Kavčič, M. Adamič, +3 authors Kiemen Jerina
  • Published 2015
  • Biology
  • Distribution, quantity and quality of food resources affect the diet and several other life-history traits of large mammals. Supplemental feeding of wildlife has high potential for influencing the behaviour and diet of opportunistic omnivores, such as bears. Supplemental feeding of brown bears Ursus arctos is a common practice in several European countries, but the effects of this controversial and expensive management measure on bear diet and behaviour are poorly understood. We analysed 714… CONTINUE READING
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