The role of human outdoor recreation in shaping patterns of grizzly bear-black bear co-occurrence

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Ladle, Andrew; Steenweg, Robin; Shepherd, Brenda; Boyce, Mark S.;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 13,issue 2 (eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5794087, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0191730
  • Subject: Trophic Interactions | Research Article | Biology and Life Sciences | Habitats | Eukaryota | Recreation | Community Ecology | Ecology and Environmental Sciences | Predation | Bears | Vertebrates | Amniotes | Ecology | Mammals | Animal Types | Species Interactions | Organisms | Conservation Science | Animals | Behavior | Zoology | Wildlife

Species’ distributions are influenced by a combination of landscape variables and biotic interactions with other species, including people. Grizzly bears and black bears are sympatric, competing omnivores that also share habitats with human recreationists. By adapting m... View more
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