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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...

Now: Altmetrics on Wildlife Biology papers!

Did you know that our publisher BioOne, presents Altmetrics-values for all Wildlife Biology papers? Altmetric measures a paper's attention on Internet; Twitter, Facebook, Blogs, News Sites, Mendeley etc. The more a paper is talked about on the web - the higher the Altmetric...

How to mask human scent

Camera traps have become a widely used survey tool that is implemented to answer a variety of ecological questions. In all types of camera trap studies, maximizing detection of wildlife is an important concern, and there are many methodological biases that have to be addressed...

Black bears' day beds

Recently accepted in Wildlife Biology, is a paper examining den abandonment and the use of day beds during the transition into and out of hibernation by black bears on the island of Newfoundland. Nathaniel D. Rayl, Todd K. Fuller, John F. Organ, John E. McDonald, Jr., Robert D...