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Use of summer habitat by caribou on the north slope of a mountain near the Macmillan Pass, N.W.T.

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Author(s): James F. Quayle | G. Peter Kershaw

Journal: Rangifer
ISSN 1890-6729

Volume: 16;
Issue: 4;
Start page: 311;
Date: 2011;
Original page

Keywords: habitat ecology | woodland caribou | Mackenzie Mountains | Northwest Territories

ABSTRACT
Habitat use by woodland caribou was investigated by counting pellet-groups, sampling phytomass, and evaluating topography in nine habitat-types on the north slope of an unnamed mountain near Macmillan Pass, N.W.T. Caribou pellets were most abundant in high elevation habitat-types, and pellet density was greatest in an alpine Lichen-Grass habitat-type with a slope of
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