Potential Impacts of Coyotes and Snowmobiles on Lynx Conservation in the Intermountain West

@inproceedings{Bunnell2006PotentialIO,
  title={Potential Impacts of Coyotes and Snowmobiles on Lynx Conservation in the Intermountain West},
  author={Kevin D. Bunnell and Jerran T. Flinders and Michael L. Wolfe},
  year={2006}
}
Abstract Researchers and managers have hypothesized that coyote (Canis latrans) incursions into deep snow areas, facilitated by packed trails created by snowmobiles, may negatively impact lynx (Lynx canadensis) populations through interference or exploitation competition. In response to this hypothesis, federal agencies have limited snowmobile use within potential lynx habitat. We used aerial track counts and ground tracking to compare coyote activity in deep snow areas with and without… 

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