Review of the factors affecting the decline of the European brown hare , Lepus europaeus ( Pallas , 1778 ) and the use of wildlife incident data to evaluate the significance of paraquat

  • P. J. Edwardsa, M. R. Fletcherb, P. Bernyc
  • Published 2000

Abstract

Hunting records indicate a decline in the populations of the European brown hare (Lepus europaeus) in the early 1960s. This paper summarises the likely reasons for the population decline. The emphasis on wildlife incident reports and paraquat is in response to the perception that it may present a risk to hares. The possibility for early incidents of… (More)

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