Habitat selection by Canada lynx: making do in heavily fragmented landscapes

@article{Vanbianchi2017HabitatSB,
  title={Habitat selection by Canada lynx: making do in heavily fragmented landscapes},
  author={Carmen M Vanbianchi and William L. Gaines and Melanie A Murphy and Jason Pither and Karen Elizabeth Hodges},
  journal={Biodiversity and Conservation},
  year={2017},
  volume={26},
  pages={3343-3361}
}
Habitat loss and fragmentation result in landscapes where high quality habitat patches are surrounded by matrix habitats of low and variable quality. For mobile species to persist in such landscapes, individual animals often rely on the high quality habitats but also use matrix habitats for supplemental resources or while moving between higher quality patches. Determining what habitat features animals select when in these matrix areas is important, as retaining desirable features in lower… CONTINUE READING
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