Predation risk affects reproductive physiology and demography of elk

Scott Creel, David Christianson, Stewart Liley, John A. Winnie

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Abstract

Yellowstone elk have fewer offspring in years in which a predator, the wolf, is more plentiful, demonstrating an indirect cost of antipredator responses.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Number of pages1
JournalScience
Volume315
Issue number5814
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 16 2007
Externally publishedYes

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