Noninvasive genetic tracking of the endangered Pyrenean brown bear population

@article{Taberlet1997NoninvasiveGT,
  title={Noninvasive genetic tracking of the endangered Pyrenean brown bear population},
  author={Pierre Taberlet and Jean-Jacques Camarra and S. Griffin and E. Uhr{\`e}s and Oliver Hanotte and Lisette P. Waits and C Dubois-Paganon and Terry A. Burke and J. -M. Bouvet},
  journal={Molecular Ecology},
  year={1997},
  volume={6}
}
Pyrenean brown bears Ursus arctos are threatened with extinction. Management efforts to preserve this population require a comprehensive knowledge of the number and sex of the remaining individuals and their respective home ranges. This goal has been achieved using a combination of noninvasive genetic sampling of hair and faeces collected in the field and corresponding track size data. Genotypic data were collected at 24 microsatellite loci using a rigorous multiple‐tubes approach to avoid… 

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