Predation rate by wolves on the Porcupine caribou herd

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Hayes, Robert D. ; Russell, Donald E. (2000)
  • Publisher: Septentrio Academic Publishing
  • Journal: Rangifer (issn: 1890-6729, eissn: 1890-6729)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.7557/2.20.5.1624
  • Subject: Yukon | predation rate | Population Ecology; Interaction Wolf - Caribou | wolf | caribou | Porcupine herd | Canis lupus | kill rate | wolf; caribou; Porcupine herd; predation rate; Canis lupus; kill rate; Rangifer tarandus; Yukon | Rangifer tarandus | Animal culture | SF1-1100

Large migratory catibou {Rangifer tarandus) herds in the Arctic tend to be cyclic, and population trends are mainly driven by changes in forage or weather events, not by predation. We estimated daily kill rate by wolves on adult caribou in winter, then constructed a tim... View more
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