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

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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 8 p.
Larger Work Type Article
Larger Work Subtype Journal Article
Larger Work Title Yellowstone Science
First page 37
Last page 44
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