Observations of autumn courtship and breeding in brown bears, Ursus arctos, from coastal British Columbia

Nevin, Owen and Gilbert, Barrie K. (2005) Observations of autumn courtship and breeding in brown bears, Ursus arctos, from coastal British Columbia. Canadian Field-Naturalist, 119 (3). pp. 449-450.

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Official URL: https://doi.org/10.22621/cfn.v119i3.159

Abstract

Over a period of four years, autumn courtship behaviour in brown bears (Ursus arctos) was observed on three separate occasions, with copulation observed once and two litters of cubs potentially resulting from autumn breeding. These are the first recorded observations of these behaviours.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Canadian Field-Naturalist
Publisher: Ottawa Field Naturalists Club
ISSN: 0008-3550
Departments: Faculty of Health and Science > Science, Natural Resources and Outdoor Studies > Forestry, Conservation & Applied Science
Depositing User: Insight Administrator
Date Deposited: 30 Mar 2011 16:28
Last Modified: 27 Oct 2017 06:35
URI: http://insight.cumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/786

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