High red deer density depresses body mass of roe deer fawns

Abstract

Many previous studies have pointed out that, when resources are limited, the potential for competition should be high among sympatric species that display overlaps in habitat and nutritional niches. However, reliable evidence of competition between red deer (Cervus elaphus) and roe deer (Capreolus capreolus) has not been yet reported for life history traits… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00442-009-1538-z

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