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Title: The socio-spatial organisation of the Eurasian badger (Meles meles) in relation to population density : a non-invasive genetic analysis
Author: Scheppers, Thomas L. J.
Awarding Body: UNIVERSITY OF SUSSEX
Current Institution: University of Sussex
Date of Award: 2009
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Abstract:
Since current theories concerning the socio-spatial organisation of badgers are based disproportionately on high-density populations, more information is needed from areas of relatively low population density. Conventional ecological methods, however, have failed to provide the necessary tools to assess these issues. The main objective of my study was to develop a non-invasive genetic sampling method to measure the population density and assess the socio-spatial organisation of the Eurasian badger Meles meles in two areas, in Luxembourg and Belgium respectively, which appeared to support medium- and lower-density populations.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
EThOS ID: uk.bl.ethos.496814  DOI: Not available
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