Based on 418 radio-locations of a Minnesota Wolf pack, Wolves were found at significantly fewer locations per area in the outer 2 km of the territory than in the core. This finding supports an hypothesis that buffer zones exist between pack territories and may explain why prey survive longer there.
|Title||Differential use of a Wolf, Canis lupus, pack territory edge and core|
|Authors||L. D. Mech, E. K. Harper|
|Publication Subtype||Journal Article|
|Series Title||Canadian Field-Naturalist|
|Record Source||USGS Publications Warehouse|