Wolf Predation Among Reintroduced Przewalski Horses in Hustai National Park, Mongolia

  title={Wolf Predation Among Reintroduced Przewalski Horses in Hustai National Park, Mongolia},
  author={C M Van Duyne and Erica Ras and Ann De Vos and Willem Frederik de Boer and Ren{\'e} Henkens and Dorj Usukhjargal},
Abstract Depredation by wolves (Canis lupus) could threaten survival of reintroduced wild Przewalski horses (Equus ferus przewalskii) in Hustai National Park (HNP), Mongolia. We conducted scat analysis, spatial analyses of kills, and interviews to study prey species selection and temporal and spatial factors that characterize prey choices of wolves. Diet of wolves in HNP was comprised of >50% of livestock. Diet composition varied during the year, with more livestock taken in winter. Wildlife… 
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