Severe inbreeding depression in a wild wolf (Canis lupus) population.

@article{Liberg2005SevereID,
  title={Severe inbreeding depression in a wild wolf (Canis lupus) population.},
  author={Olof Liberg and Henrik Andr{\'e}n and H B Pedersen and H{\aa}kan Sand and Douglas Sejberg and Petter Wabakken and Mikael Kesson and Staffan Bensch},
  journal={Biology letters},
  year={2005},
  volume={1 1},
  pages={17-20}
}
The difficulty of obtaining pedigrees for wild populations has hampered the possibility of demonstrating inbreeding depression in nature. In a small, naturally restored, wild population of grey wolves in Scandinavia, founded in 1983, we constructed a pedigree for 24 of the 28 breeding pairs established in the period 1983-2002. Ancestry for the breeding animals was determined through a combination of field data (snow tracking and radio telemetry) and DNA microsatellite analysis. The population… CONTINUE READING
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