The diet, prey selection, and activity of dholes (Cuon alpinus) in northern Laos

@inproceedings{Kamler2012TheDP,
  title={The diet, prey selection, and activity of dholes (Cuon alpinus) in northern Laos},
  author={Jan F. Kamler and Alyssa N. Johnson and Chanthavy Vongkhamheng and Anita Bousa},
  year={2012}
}
Abstract Although Southeast Asia is one of the last strongholds of endangered dholes (Cuon alpinus), or Asiatic wild dogs, little is known about dhole ecology in this region. We used scat collections, prey surveys, and camera-trap data to determine the diet, prey selection, and activity of dholes in a national protected area in northern Laos. Results showed that dhole diets were dominated by ungulates (87% of biomass consumed), with additional prey including other carnivores (6%) and rodents 7… CONTINUE READING
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