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On the track of the elusive wolverineAuthor(s): Noreen Parks; Keith Aubry
Source: Science Findings 114. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 5 p
Publication Series: Science Findings
Station: Pacific Northwest Research Station
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DescriptionThe wolverine is one of the rarest and least-known mammals in North America. A lack of understanding regarding its historical distribution in the contiguous United States and its broad-scale habitat needs has hampered conservation efforts. Using a suite of research methods, including the assemblage of historical data on wolverine occurrence, analyses of habitat factors, GIS mapping, radio-telemetry tracking, and genetic studies, researchers were able to address these information gaps.
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CitationParks, Noreen; Aubry, Keith. 2009. On the track of the elusive wolverine. Science Findings 114. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 5 p
KeywordsWolverine range, radio tracking
- Distribution and broadscale habitat relations of the wolverine in the contiguous United States
- Wolverine conservation and management
- Wolverine conservation and management.
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