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home range

the area in which an animal normally restricts its movements in search of food or a mate, and in which it cares for its young. Compare TERRITORY.
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525) sizes between the two field sites; home range sizes of males were larger than for females in 95% KDE (Mann-Whitney U = 9, P = 0.
For each individual, the resulting home ranges from both data sets were compared in terms of the total calculated area and their spatial coincidence, which was assessed as the percentage of Home Range intersection (HR estimate), Volume Intersection statistic (VI) and Bhattacharyya's affinity estimate (BA) (Fieberg & Kochanny 2005, Kochanny et al.
Aspects of the home range have been of particular interest, including its size, shape, and spatial or temporal distribution (Corp et al.
Home range size was calculated using three common methods: 100% minimum convex polygons (100% MCP), 95% minimum convex polygons (95% MCP), and kernel density estimation (KDE) with 95% contour and least squares cross validation smoothing (LSCV) (Kernohan and Gitzen 2001).
The aim of this study is to estimate the home range size and the minimal densities for three small felid species, namely Southern tiger cat, margay and jaguarondi, in a fragmented area of southern Atlantic Forest, one of the most endangered biomes in the world.
We found no difference in 85% home range or 50% core range between the two study sites (Table 1).
Following buck movements by GPS makes it clear most bucks have a backup plan: a secondary home range they'll move to as needed.
Ross also notes that bucks use less of their home range during breeding time.
We used the 85% probability polygon to define home-range area and investigated the effect of sex on home range through the use of an analysis of covariance with fish size, duration of occupancy (days), and release date as covariates.
Habitat use, home range, and movement of moose have been studied throughout much of its range (Franzmann and Schwartz 2007), including elsewhere in the northeastern U.
Selection of a home range is a second order scale of habitat selection, when emigrating females select a landscape mosaic of forest, grasslands, and crop fields supportive of their immediate needs (Orians and Wittenberger, 1991; Morrison et al.