Niche relations among three sympatric Mediterranean carnivores

@article{Fedriani1999NicheRA,
  title={Niche relations among three sympatric Mediterranean carnivores},
  author={Jos{\'e} M. Fedriani and Francisco Palomares and Miguel Delibes},
  journal={Oecologia},
  year={1999},
  volume={121},
  pages={138-148}
}
Abstract Previous studies carried out in the Doñana National Park reported that red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) were killed by Iberian lynxes (Lynx pardinus), whereas similar-sized Eurasian badgers (Meles meles) were not. Therefore, we predicted that fox would avoid lynx predation risk by niche segregation whereas we did not expect such a segregation between badger and lynx. As an approach for evaluating our predictions, we compared their diet, activity patterns, and habitat use in an area of Doñana… 
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