Effect of immobilizations on the activity and space use of female moose (Alces alces)
Abstract:Studies of free-ranging wildlife often involve animal capture and fitting of tracking devices. Capturing wildlife may result in behavioral alterations. Thus, there is a need to evaluate the effects of capture on study animals to identify potential biases influencing the research. We assessed the short-term response of 15 GPS/GSM-collared adult female moose (
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: 1: Department of Wildlife, Fish, and Environmental Studies, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, 901 83 Umeå, Sweden. 2: Department of Forestry and Wildlife Management, Hedmark University College, P.O. Box 400, NO-2418 Elverum, Norway; Department of Wildlife, Fish, and Environmental Studies, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, 901 83 Umeå, Sweden.
Publication date: 2011-11-26
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