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Numerical and functional responses of wolves, and regulation of moose in the Yukon

@inproceedings{Hayes1995NumericalAF,
  title={Numerical and functional responses of wolves, and regulation of moose in the Yukon},
  author={Robert D. Hayes},
  year={1995}
}
Numerical and functional responses of wolves (Canis lupus) were studied in a 23,000 km2 area of the east-central Yukon. Populations of wolf, moose (Alces alces) and woodland caribou (Rangifer tarandus caribou) were increasing following intensive reduction of wolf numbers. Snow-tracking surveys and radiotelemetry studies indicate that the wolf population recovered to pre-reduction densities within 4 years. The area was colonized initially by young wolves that dispersed into vacant territories… Expand
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