The recovery, distribution, and population dynamics of wolves on the Scandinavian peninsula, 1978-1998

  title={The recovery, distribution, and population dynamics of wolves on the Scandinavian peninsula, 1978-1998},
  author={Petter Wabakken and H. Sand and O. Liberg and A. Bj{\"a}rvall},
  journal={Canadian Journal of Zoology},
In 1966 the gray wolf (Canis lupus) was regarded as functionally extinct in Norway and Sweden (the Scan- dinavian peninsula). In 1978 the first confirmed reproduction on the peninsula in 14 years was recorded. During 20 successive winters, from 1978-1979 to 1997-1998, the status, distribution, and dynamics of the wolf population were monitored by snow-tracking as a cooperative Swedish-Norwegian project. After the 1978 reproduction in northern Sweden, all new pairs and packs were located in… Expand
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