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Noninvasive methods for monitoring bear population trends

http://pubs.usgs.gov/fs/2010/3054/

We estimate population growth rates by collecting hair at natural bear rubs along trails, roads, and fence and power lines, and analyzing the DNA from the hair.

by Kendall, Katherine C.
U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2010-3054
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Related topics:
DNA sequencing, Animal behavior, Bears, Mammalogy, Population dynamics, Specimen collecting
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Flathead, Glacier, Lake, Lewis and Clark, Lincoln, Missoula, Pondera, Powell, Teton

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