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Selection of winter food by beavers at Elk Island National Park

  • Author / Creator
    Skinner, Douglas L.
  • 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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  • Graduation date
    1984
  • Type of Item
    Thesis
  • Degree
    Master
  • DOI
    https://doi.org/10.7939/R3BV7B532
  • License
    This thesis is made available by the University of Alberta Libraries with permission of the copyright owner solely for non-commercial purposes. This thesis, or any portion thereof, may not otherwise be copied or reproduced without the written consent of the copyright owner, except to the extent permitted by Canadian copyright law.
  • Language
    English
  • Institution
    University of Alberta
  • Degree level
    Master's
  • Department
    • Department of Zoology