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Environmental determinants of habitat and kill site selection in a large carnivore: scale matters

Abstract:

Scale influences habitat selection. We used data from 30 global positioning system radiocollared lions (Panthera leo) collected between 2003 and 2007 in Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe, and information from 227 locations where lions had made kills, to assess how lions select habitat at 3rd-order habitat selection (selection of habitats within home ranges) and 4th-order habitat selection (selection of kill sites within the habitats used). Within home range, lions preferentially selected bushed ...

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10.1644/10-MAMM-A-424.1

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Davidson, Z More by this author
Loveridge, AJ More by this author
Johnson, PJ More by this author
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Journal:
JOURNAL OF MAMMALOGY
Volume:
93
Issue:
3
Pages:
677-685
Publication date:
2012-06-05
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EISSN:
1545-1542
ISSN:
0022-2372
URN:
uuid:c2484e5c-e9d4-4969-9489-7e0d391074cf
Source identifiers:
344566
Local pid:
pubs:344566

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