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Factors affecting the prey preferences of jackals (Canidae)

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Prey selection by carnivores can be affected by top-down and bottom-up factors. For example, large carnivores may facilitate food resources for mesocarnivores by providing carcasses to scavenge, however mesocarnivores may hunt large prey themselves, and their diets might be affected by prey size and behaviour. We reviewed jackal diet studies and determined how the presence of large carnivores and various bottom-up factors affected jackal prey selection. We found 20 studies of black-backed jac...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.mambio.2017.02.005

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Elsevier
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Mammalian Biology - Zeitschrift für Säugetierkunde More from this journal
Volume:
85
Pages:
70-82
Publication date:
2017-02-24
Acceptance date:
2017-02-14
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1616-5047
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689419
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2018-08-20

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