Habitat shift and time budget of the Tibetan argali: the influence of livestock grazing

  title={Habitat shift and time budget of the Tibetan argali: the influence of livestock grazing},
  author={Tsewang Namgail and Joseph L. Fox and Yash Veer Bhatnagar},
  journal={Ecological Research},
Livestock production is the primary source of livelihood and income in most of the high steppe and alpine regions of the Indian Trans-Himalaya. In some areas, especially those established or proposed for biodiversity conservation, recent increases in populations of domestic livestock, primarily sheep and goats, have raised concern about domestic animals competitively excluding wild herbivores from the rangelands. We evaluated the influence of domestic sheep and goat grazing on the habitat use… 
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