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Alberta
Castoridae
Beavers
Animal Digestion
Animal Nutrition
Animals, Food of
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Thesis
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University of Alberta
Author or creator
Skinner, Douglas L.
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Department
Department of Zoology
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Date accepted
1984
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Master
Degree level
Master's
Abstract
Masters thesis. Results of study of 5,814 trees on 239 vegetation plots at Elk Island National Park to test three hypotheses about beaver (Castor canadensis) food selection: 1)beavers select certain classes of woody vegetation, 2)selection increases with increasing distance from water, and 3)preferred classes of vegetation are those with highest nutrient levels.
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English
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doi:10.7939/R3BV7B532
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