Monitoring grizzly bear population trends

Journal of Wildlife Management
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Abstract

A simple different equation model was developed to provide additional perspective on observed mortality and trend data on Yellowstone grizzly bears (Ursus arctos horribilis). Records of mortalities of adult females from 1959 to 1985 were utilized, in conjunction with data on females with cubs. The overall downward trend of observed numbers of females with cubs generally agrees with the model calculations but does not adequately reflect mortality from 1970 to 1974. The model may be useful in developing a composite index of population trend.

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Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title Monitoring grizzly bear population trends
Series title Journal of Wildlife Management
DOI 10.2307/3800971
Volume 50
Issue 4
Year Published 1986
Language English
Publisher Wildlife Society
Publisher location Washington, D.C.
Description 6 p.
Larger Work Type Article
Larger Work Subtype Journal Article
Larger Work Title Journal of Wildlife Management
First page 613
Last page 618
Country United States
State Idaho;Montana;Wyoming
Other Geospatial Yellowstone National Park
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