Social organization of woodchucks (Marmota monax)

@article{Meier2004SocialOO,
  title={Social organization of woodchucks (Marmota monax)},
  author={P. T. Meier},
  journal={Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={31},
  pages={393-400}
}
  • P. T. Meier
  • Published 2004
  • Biology
  • Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology
SummaryThe social organization of woodchucks (Marmota monax) in southeast Ohio was studied at two sites, at one for two 2 years (1979–1980) and the other for 3 years (1981–1983). Spatial organization was determined by trapping and radio tracking. The home ranges of adult females did not overlap in the early spring but during late spring and summer there was some overlap (<10%) as females expanded their home ranges. Adult females tended to occupy the same home range in consecutive years. Some… Expand

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