Analysis of seasonal activities of red deer (Cervus elaphus L.) in relation to the mating season, lunar phases and air temperature

Analysis of seasonal activities of red deer (Cervus elaphus L.) in relation to the mating season,... ISSN 10674136, Russian Journal of Ecology, 2015, Vol. 46, No. 4, pp. 393–395. © Pleiades Publishing, Ltd., 2015. SHORT COMMUNICATIONS Analysis of Seasonal Activities of Red Deer (Cervus elaphus L.) in Relation to the Mating Season, Lunar Phases and Air Temperature a b I. Prebanic and D. Ugarkovi c J. Benešica 3a, 32 100 Vinkovci, Croatia Faculty of Forestry, Department of Ecology and Silviculture Svetošimunska 25, 10 002 Zagreb, Croatia email:, Received November 10, 2014 Keywords: Cervus elaphus L., red deer activity, Spa cva, air temperature, lunar phases DOI: 10.1134/S1067413615040153 INTRODUCTION spatial separation of the sexes, except during the mat ing period when the females are found together with In the management and conservation of individual the males. species, it is of great importance to consider the status The present study is a preliminary investigation of and abundance of a population of wild animal (Gala the activity of deer using sensory cameras, in relation verni et al., 2011; GilSánchez et al., 2011). Increasing to a number of factors in the Spacva region in the concern for animal welfare has raised interest in non Republic of Croatia. The objective of this paper was to invasive monitoring techniques (O’Connell Russian Journal of Ecology Springer Journals

Analysis of seasonal activities of red deer (Cervus elaphus L.) in relation to the mating season, lunar phases and air temperature

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