Preliminary data of the Wild boar (Sus scrofa) space use in mountain environment

L. D’Andrea, P. Durio, A. Perrone, S. Pirone


The work presents the preliminary data of wild boars spatial occupation in mountain environment, based on 9 radio-tagged animals followed during 16 months. The authors suggest that resting places choice and daily movements patterns are related to important seasonal change of the environment and particularly to thermal comfort and safety.

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Journal of Mountain Ecology
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