Spatial use and interaction of the invasive raccoon dog and the native red fox in Central Europe: competition or coexistence?

@article{Drygala2013SpatialUA,
  title={Spatial use and interaction of the invasive raccoon dog and the native red fox in Central Europe: competition or coexistence?},
  author={Frank Drygala and Hinrich Zoller},
  journal={European Journal of Wildlife Research},
  year={2013},
  volume={59},
  pages={683-691}
}
The main objective was to discover extent of interference and/or exploitative competition between the native red fox (Vulpes vulpes) and the introduced, invasive raccoon dog (Nyctereues proconoides) in the intensively used, agricultural landscape of northeast Germany (Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania) using very high frequency (VHF) radio telemetry. We recorded location data for 12 foxes and 16 raccoon dogs between July 2004 and December 2006. Species had similar average home range sizes estimated… CONTINUE READING