Wildfire affects space use and movement of white-tailed deer in a tropical pyric landscape

Wildfire affects space use and movement of white-tailed deer in a tropical pyric landscape •Fire can influence the distribution and quality of forage and concealment cover.•Fire often attracts ungulates, but white-tailed deer responses vary across studies.•We studied deer response to wildfire in a tropical pyric landscape.•Deer were attracted to the fire but the effect was tempered by philopatry.•Deer increased movement rates and area of use when exposed in the burned area. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Forest Ecology and Management Elsevier

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Publisher
Elsevier
Copyright
Copyright © 2017 Elsevier B.V.
ISSN
0378-1127
eISSN
1872-7042
D.O.I.
10.1016/j.foreco.2017.11.007
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Abstract

•Fire can influence the distribution and quality of forage and concealment cover.•Fire often attracts ungulates, but white-tailed deer responses vary across studies.•We studied deer response to wildfire in a tropical pyric landscape.•Deer were attracted to the fire but the effect was tempered by philopatry.•Deer increased movement rates and area of use when exposed in the burned area.

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Forest Ecology and ManagementElsevier

Published: Feb 1, 2018

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