SCAVENGING BEHAVIOR IN PUMA

@inproceedings{Bauer2005SCAVENGINGBI,
  title={SCAVENGING BEHAVIOR IN PUMA},
  author={Jim W. Bauer and Kenneth A. Logan and Linda L. Sweanor and Walter Miles Boyce},
  year={2005}
}
Abstract We examined scavenging on mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus) carcasses by puma (Puma concolor) in the Peninsular Ranges of San Diego County, California. Between January 2001 and October 2003, we placed 44 deer carcasses at 23 sites and used them to examine scavenging events. We also documented 2 additional deer carcasses, not placed as bait, that were scavenged by puma. Eight to 12 puma (6 males, 2 to 5 females, and 1 of unknown sex) scavenged 20 of 46 deer carcasses (43.5%) at 12 of the… 

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