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Mineral lick use by a community of large herbivores in northern Iran

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Natural mineral licks are ecologically valuable resources to meet the physiological needs of herbivores, particularly in temperate forests. Importantly, licking sites can harbour high anthropogenic risk for conservation-dependent herbivores through higher chance of pathogen spillover from livestock and increased levels of poaching risks. However, to the best of our knowledge, there is no information on the mineral lick use in temperate forests of west Asia and the Caucasus where a few threate...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1002/ece3.9731

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Publisher:
Wiley
Journal:
Ecology and Evolution More from this journal
Volume:
13
Issue:
1
Article number:
e9731
Publication date:
2023-01-18
Acceptance date:
2022-08-30
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2045-7758
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English
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Pubs id:
1277154
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pubs:1277154
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2022-09-05

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