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Human disturbance affects latrine‐use patterns of raccoon dogs

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Although urbanization is a leading threat to wildlife conservation, some species have adapted to a synanthropic lifestyle. We used a population of raccoon dogs (Nyctereutes procyonoides) in the Akasaka Imperial Grounds in central Tokyo, Japan to investigate how latrine‐using carnivores can maintain their socio‐spatial organization with human disturbance. Between 2012 and 2014, we selected 4–11 latrines per year (from a max. of 18 latrines recorded in the area) using 1 camera per latrine. We f...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1002/jwmg.21610

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Name:
Poleberry Foundation
Funding agency for:
Newman, C
Grant:
Research Fellowship
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Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
Grant:
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research, 16H02996
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National Museum of Nature and Science
Publisher:
John Wiley and Sons, Ltd.
Journal:
Journal of Wildlife Management More from this journal
Volume:
83
Issue:
3
Pages:
728-736
Publication date:
2018-12-19
Acceptance date:
2018-10-04
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EISSN:
1937-2817
ISSN:
0022-541X
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pubs:923547
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uuid:218e6164-d83a-4bb9-a898-85f755cce8d2
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pubs:923547
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923547
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2018-10-04

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