Object structure

Title:

Sex differences in time budgeting in roe deer during the rut

Creator:

Flint, A. P. F. ; Krzywiński, A.

Place of publishing:

Białowieża

Date issued/created:

1997

Description:

In a forest population of roe deer Capreolus capreolus (Linnaeus, 1758) studied in eastern Poland during the rut, does spent a greater proportion of time feeding and selecting food than bucks, during the dawn and dusk periods of grazing on meadows at the forest boundary. Bucks spent a greater proportion of time in movement (walking and running) and in orientation. These differences occurred at 3 of 4 study sites, and were unaffected by occurrence of social interactions. Although these findings contradict previous data they are predictable on the basis of optimal resource utilization, female reproductive success being determined by access to food, male reproductive success by access to mates.

Subject and Keywords:

Capreolus capreolus ; differences ; rut ; sex ; time budgeting ; sarna

Relation:

Acta Theriologica

Volume:

42

Issue:

3

Start page:

313

End page:

320

Resource Type:

Article

Format:

application/pdf

Resource Identifier:

10.4098/AT.arch.97-31

Source:

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Language:

eng ; Sum. eng.

Rights:

Rights Reserved - Free Access

Terms of use:

Copyright-protected material. May be used within the limits of statutory user freedoms

Digitizing institution:

Mammal Research Institute of the Polish Academy of Sciences

Original in:

Library of the Mammal Research Institute Polish Academy of Sciences

Projects co-financed by:

Programme Innovative Economy, 2010-2014, Priority Axis 2. R&D infrastructure ; European Union. European Regional Development Fund