Predation rate by wolves on the Porcupine caribou herd

Article English OPEN
Hayes, Robert D.; Russell, Donald E.;
  • Publisher: Septentrio Academic Publishing
  • Journal: Rangifer (issn: 1890-6729, eissn: 1890-6729)
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.7557/
  • Subject: predation rate | Population Ecology; Interaction Wolf - Caribou | wolf | caribou | Porcupine herd | Canis lupus | wolf; caribou; Porcupine herd; predation rate; Canis lupus; kill rate; Rangifer tarandus; Yukon | kill rate | 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
Share - Bookmark