Resource utilization by two insular endemic mammalian carnivores, the island fox and island spotted skunk

@article{Crooks2004ResourceUB,
  title={Resource utilization by two insular endemic mammalian carnivores, the island fox and island spotted skunk},
  author={Kevin R. Crooks and Dirk H. Van Vuren},
  journal={Oecologia},
  year={2004},
  volume={104},
  pages={301-307}
}
We compared resource utilization of two insular endemic mammalian carnivores, the island spotted skunk and island fox, along niche dimensions of space, food, and time on Santa Cruz Island. We predicted that resource use by foxes and skunks would differ along one or more niche dimensions, and that both species would have broader niches or higher densities compared with mainland relatives. Island foxes and island spotted skunks differed to some extent in habitat use, diets, and circadian activity… 
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