Forage and bed sites characteristics of Indian muntjac (Muntiacus muntjak) in Hainan Island, China

  title={Forage and bed sites characteristics of Indian muntjac (Muntiacus muntjak) in Hainan Island, China},
  author={Li-wei Teng and Zhen-sheng Liu and Yan Ling Song and Zhi-gao Zeng},
  journal={Ecological Research},
Microhabitat factors associated with forage and bed sites of Indian muntjac (Muntiacus muntjak) were examined and compared in Hainan Island from 2001 to 2002. Habitat characteristics at forage and bed sites were measured by tracking five radio-collared adult muntjacs (three females, two males) and locating from fresh sign or muntjac flushed during transect surveys. Among six available habitat types, Indian muntjac preferred shrub grassland and thorny shrubland, and used dry savanna in… 

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