Prey selection and dietary response by wolves in a high-density multi-species ungulate community

Abstract

Studies on predation by the wolf (Canis lupus) have often reported contradictory results about the role of prey density and vulnerability on wolf prey use. We investigated dietary response and prey selection by wolves in a high-density and multi-species ungulate community, analysing scats collected over a period of 11 years in the Casentinesi Forests, Italy… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10344-011-0503-4

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