Food habits and resource partitioning between grey and culpeo foxes in southeastern Argentine Patagonia

@article{Zapata2005FoodHA,
  title={Food habits and resource partitioning between grey and culpeo foxes in southeastern Argentine Patagonia},
  author={Sonia Cristina Zapata and Alejandro Travaini and Miguel Delibes and Rolando Mart{\'i}nez-Peck},
  journal={Studies on Neotropical Fauna and Environment},
  year={2005},
  volume={40},
  pages={103 - 97}
}
Abstract We studied the annual and seasonal food habits of sympatric grey fox (Lycalopex griseus) and culpeo fox (Lycalopex culpaeus) in a protected area, in southeastern Argentine Patagonia, to test the hypothesis that both foxes partition prey. Grey foxes consumed a larger proportion of rodents than culpeos (66.1% versus 37. % of occurrences in feces, respectively), and culpeos consumed a larger proportion of the introduced European hare (Lepus europaeus) (32.8% versus 7.1%, respectively… Expand
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