- The effects of a severe drought on mouflon lamb survivalM Garel
UMR 5558 Biométrie et Biologie Evolutive, Universite Claude Bernard Lyon 1, 69622 Villeurbanne Cedex, France
Proc Biol Sci 271:S471-3. 2004..7%) recorded during a four-month period is much higher than previous estimates of first-year mortality (less than 10%). We recommend accounting for climatic variation in summer when studying the population dynamics of ungulates...
- The length of growing season and adult sex ratio affect sexual size dimorphism in mooseMathieu Garel
Laboratoire de Biométrie et Biologie Évolutive UMR 5558, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique CNRS, Universite Lyon 1, 43 Boulevard du 11 Novembre, 69622, Villeurbanne, France
Ecology 87:745-58. 2006..Our results indicate that geographical variation in moose SSD is influenced by divergent responses in the sexes to ecological factors affecting body growth...
- Selective harvesting and habitat loss produce long-term life history changes in a mouflon populationMathieu Garel
Laboratoire de Biomérie et Biologie Evolutive UMR 5558, Universite Lyon 1, 43 Boulevard du 11 Novembre, 69622, Villeurbanne Cedex, France
Ecol Appl 17:1607-18. 2007..However, for long-term sustainable exploitation, harvest strategy should also ensure that selectively targeted males are allowed to contribute genetically to the next generations...
- Age, size, and spatiotemporal variation in ovulation patterns of a seasonal breeder, the Norwegian moose (Alces alces)Mathieu Garel
Universite de Lyon, Centre National de Recherche Scientifique, Unite Mixte de Recherche 5558, Laboratoire de Biometrie et Biologie Evolutive, 43 Boulevard du 11 Novembre 1918, Villeurbanne F 69622, France
Am Nat 173:89-104. 2009..Hence, the life-history trade-off between reproduction and body growth should differ regionally in moose...
- Age-dependent relationship between horn growth and survival in wild sheepChristophe Bonenfant
Centre d Etudes Biologiques de Chizé UPR 1934, Villiers en Bois, 79360 Beauvoir sur Niort, France
J Anim Ecol 78:161-71. 2009..We suggest that horn size is a very poor index of reproductive effort and that males modulate their mating activities and energy allocation to horn growth to limit its impact on survival...
- Annual variation in maternal age and calving date generate cohort effects in moose (Alces alces) body massErling J Solberg
Norwegian Institute for Nature Research, Tungasletta 2, 7485, Trondheim, Norway
Oecologia 154:259-71. 2007..g. body condition, calving date); and (b) populations living at low densities are partly buffered against temporal fluctuations in the environment...