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Road Density as a Factor in Habitat Selection by Wolves and Other Carnivores in the Great Lakes Region

@inproceedings{Wydeven2001RoadDA,
  title={Road Density as a Factor in Habitat Selection by Wolves and Other Carnivores in the Great Lakes Region},
  author={Adrian P. Wydeven and D. Mladenoff and Theodore A. Sickley and B. Kohn and R. P. Thiel and J. Hansen},
  year={2001}
}
  • Adrian P. Wydeven, D. Mladenoff, +3 authors J. Hansen
  • Published 2001
  • Geography
  • Although wolves (Canis lupus) and many other carnivores are habitat generalists, certain landscape features can be used to predict suitable habitat. Thiel examined the concept of road density as an important factor in the persistence of wolf populations in Wisconsin prior to the 1960s and found a relationship with the disappearance of breeding wolf populations when average road density exceeded 0.58 km/km 2 . Mladenoff and colleagues examined road density in the early 1990s as a factor in… CONTINUE READING
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