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- Fernáández-Gil, Alberto, et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Wildlife biology 2006 v.12 no.4 pp. 367-373
- endangered species; mountains; summer; grasslands; forests; males; phenology; habitat fragmentation; mating systems; females; breeding season; Ursus arctos; temporal variation; humans; monitoring; natural resources conservation; zoogeography; courtship; cloud cover; spatial variation; breeding; diurnal activity; spring; rain; habitats; Spain
- ... During 1988––2004 we made 297 non-systematic direct observations of free-ranging brown bears Ursus arctos in the Cantabrian Range of Spain, one of the southernmost and most endangered populations in Europe. Observations were distributed over the whole calendar year, with records in every month. We classified 23 observations as breeding behaviour (male-female close interactions). They occurred betw ...