Spatial Organization of Bobcats (Lynx rufus) in Southern Illinois

@inproceedings{Nielsen2001SpatialOO,
  title={Spatial Organization of Bobcats (Lynx rufus) in Southern Illinois},
  author={Clayton K. Nielsen and Alan David Woolf},
  year={2001}
}
Abstract Many aspects of spatial organization in solitary carnivores remain unknown due to prohibitively low sample sizes and reliance on only annual home range and overlap data. We estimated size, overlap and fidelity of annual and seasonal home ranges and core areas of 52 (22 male, 30 female) adult bobcats (Lynx rufus) in southern Illinois during 1995–1999 and quantified temporal spacing. We report an unusual pattern of spatial organization for bobcats such that, although male and female… 
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