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- White, Piran C. L., et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Wildlife biology 2006 v.12 no.2 pp. 179-189
- Lepus; adults; blood serum; body condition; body size; body weight; bone marrow; breeding; demography; diet; energy; fallow; fields; grasslands; habitats; hares; kidneys; lactating females; lactation; litter size; mortality; nitrogen; nutritional adequacy; pastures; population density; predation; shelterbelts; urine; weather; winter; young animals; England; Wales
- ... Numbers of European hares Lepus europaeus have declined throughout Europe due to agricultural intensification. However, hares are more common in intensive arable areas than in pastural areas. To identify factors limiting populations, functional explanations for differences in density of hares were sought. We compared demography (litter size, prenatal mortality and participation in breeding by fema ...