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Yellowstone elk calf mortality following wolf restorations: Bears remain top summer predators

Yellowstone Science

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Abstract

Based on 151 neonate elk calves radio-tagged in YNP, bears accounted for 55-60% of deaths, coyotes, 10-15%, and wolves 10-15%. More than 70% of this predation occurred within the calves' first 15 days.

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Publication type:
Article
Publication Subtype:
Journal Article
Title:
Yellowstone elk calf mortality following wolf restorations: Bears remain top summer predators
Series title:
Yellowstone Science
Volume
13
Issue:
3
Year Published:
2005
Language:
English
Contributing office(s):
Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center
Description:
p. 37-44
Larger Work Type:
Article
Larger Work Subtype:
Journal Article
Larger Work Title:
Yellowstone Science
First page:
37
Last page:
44
Number of Pages:
8