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A rural mail-carrier index of North Dakota red foxes

Wildlife Society Bulletin
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Abstract

Rural mail-carrier sightings of red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) during mid-April, -July, and -September of 1969-73 were compared to spring fox family estimates derived by aerial searches of six townships. The mid-April mail-carrier index reflected annual fox density changes on the six townships (correlation coefficient = 0.958) . Random exclusions of individual mail-carrier reports indicated participation could decline 40 percent without affecting index accuracy.

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Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title A rural mail-carrier index of North Dakota red foxes
Series title Wildlife Society Bulletin
Volume 3
Issue 2
Year Published 1975
Language English
Publisher U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Contributing office(s) Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center
Description 4 p.
Larger Work Type Article
Larger Work Subtype Journal Article
Larger Work Title Wildlife Society Bulletin
First page 74
Last page 77