Use of spatial capture–recapture to estimate density of Andean bears in northern Ecuador

@article{Molina2017UseOS,
  title={Use of spatial capture–recapture to estimate density of Andean bears in northern Ecuador},
  author={Santiago Molina and Angela K. Fuller and Dana J. Morin and J. Andrew Royle},
  journal={Ursus},
  year={2017},
  volume={28},
  pages={117 - 126}
}
Abstract The Andean bear (Tremarctos ornatus) is the only extant species of bear in South America and is considered threatened across its range and endangered in Ecuador. Habitat loss and fragmentation is considered a critical threat to the species, and there is a lack of knowledge regarding its distribution and abundance. The species is thought to occur at low densities, making field studies designed to estimate abundance or density challenging. We conducted a pilot camera-trap study to… 

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