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Red deer in Australia, how do they do?

Australia has unique flora and fauna, but the natural environment has been severely altered since European settlement in the 18th Century. When managing introduced vertebrates one of the most basic questions to answer is what is the best method to estimate abundance of a...

Welcome new SE, Maria Johansson

We are very happy to welcoming Maria Johansson to our Editorial Board. Maria is a professor in Environmenatl Psychology, at the Department of Architecture and Built Environment in Lund, Sweden. get to know her here: What's you main research focus at the moment? I am working in...

Welcome new Editor Christian Hagen!

We are very pleased to welcome Christian Hagen to our editorial board. To get to know Christian better I asked him a few questions: 1. What's you main research focus at the moment? Examining demographic and behavioral response (habitat use) to large scale habitat manipulation (e...

Genetics of yellowstone bisons

In the december Issue of Wildlife Biology you find an interesting paper about genetic diversity of bisons in Yellowstone " Genetic analysis of a Bison bison herd derived from the Yellowstone National Park population " by Julia A. herman and co-workers. Below is their summary of...

Supplementary feeding of red deer

Many years ago, on a cold winter night, we were sitting on a high-stand at the forest edge. We were waiting for the red deer to come to the feeding place. We wanted to trap some individuals and put radiocollars on them, and we expected that the huge amount of apple pomace...