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The behavioural ecology of the Arctic fox (Alopex lagopus) in Iceland

Abstract:

During the last 20 years studies of various mammals and birds have shown that social organization is highly variable between and within species, and that such variation can frequently be explained on the basis of variation in food habits and food dispersion. This study is an attempt to discover the major ecological pressures affecting social organization and reproductive fitness of Arctic foxes in Iceland.

Foxes were both studied at an individual level, by monitoring movements of r...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Life and Environmental Sciences Division
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Publication date:
1984
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Barcode:
602831381
URN:
uuid:e031278a-1a06-474b-bb77-75ab17e87ee6
Local pid:
td:602831381
Language:
English
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