Responses of beaver (Castor canadensis Kuhl) to predator chemicals

@article{Engelhart2005ResponsesOB,
  title={Responses of beaver (Castor canadensis Kuhl) to predator chemicals},
  author={Axel Engelhart and Dietland M{\"u}ller-Schwarze},
  journal={Journal of Chemical Ecology},
  year={2005},
  volume={21},
  pages={1349-1364}
}
Free-ranging beaver (Castor canadensis) in two different beaver populations in New York State were exposed to predator chemicals to test feeding inhibition. Solvent extracts of feces were applied to stem sections of aspen, the preferred food tree of beavers, permitting smelling and tasting the samples. Predator odors were from wolf (Canis lupus), coyote (Canis latrans), dog (Canis familiaris), black bear (Ursus americanus), river otter (Lutra canadensis), lynx (Lynx canadensis), and African… 
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