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This study investigated the movement interactions between sheep and red deer. Positional data from GPS collars fitted to 5 Scottish blackface sheep and 4 red deer that were grazed for a year in a stock-proof fenced plot of one km2 located in a moorland area in the North East of Scotland were used....

Author(s)
Perez-Barberia, J.; Hooper, R. J.
Publisher
British Deer Society, Fordingbridge, UK
Citation
Deer, Journal of the British Deer Society, 2013, 16, 7, pp 10-12
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Sexual segregation occurs widely in ungulates, and four principal hypotheses (predation, forage quality, social preferences and activity patterning) have been suggested as possible explanations. However, no single explanation has so far received widespread support. We used data on the grouping...

Author(s)
Calhim, S.; Shi JianBin; Dunbar, R. I. M.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Animal Behaviour, 2006, 72, 1, pp 31-41
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We analysed 16 years of census data gathered on the island of Hirta (archipelago of St. Kilda) to investigate the effects of castration, population density, sex ratio, season and group type on habitat use and social segregation of Soay sheep. From 1978 to 1980, 72 male lambs were castrated. We used ...

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Ruckstuhl, K. E.; Manica, A.; MacColl, A. D. C.; Pilkington, J. G.; Clutton-Brock, T. H.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag GmbH, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 2006, 59, 5, pp 694-703
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Brood-rearing behaviour was compared for 38 colonies of M. rubra drawn from 13 populations representing a range of 6 latitudes: all 6 were represented in eastern Europe (sites in Russia and Ukraine) and 2 in western Europe (Scotland and England, UK). A sample of ants from each colony was used to...

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Elmes, G. W.; Wardlaw, J. C.; Nielsen, M. G.; Kipyatkov, V. E.; Lopatina, E. B.; Radchenko, A. G.; Barr, B.
Citation
European Journal of Entomology, 1999, 96, 2, pp 117-124
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Wood-Gush, D. G. M.; Duncan, I. J. H.; Savory, C. J.
Citation
Biology of Behaviour, 1978, 3, 3, pp 193-205

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