What is a home range ?

  title={What is a home range ?},
  author={Roger A. Powell and Michael S. Mitchell},
‘‘Home range’’ is a standard concept in animal ecology and behavior but few people try to understand what home ranges mean to the animals that have them and often assume that a home-range estimate, quantified using some method, is the home range. This leads to 2 problems. First, researchers put much energy into discerning and using the ‘‘best’’ methods for estimating home ranges while no one understands, really, what a home range is. Second, maps delineating home-range estimates may have little… CONTINUE READING
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