Submit or Track your Manuscript LOG-IN

Home Range Characteristics of the Released Female Milu (Père David’s Deer, Elaphurus davidianus) Population during Different Periods and Effects of Water Submersion in Dongting Lake, China

Home Range Characteristics of the Released Female Milu (Père David’s Deer, Elaphurus davidianus) Population during Different Periods and Effects of Water Submersion in Dongting Lake, China

Shuangye Wang1,2, Yunlin Zhao1,2, Zhenggang Xu2,3,*, Junzhi Chen3, Guiyan Yang3, Song Wang2 and Kangkang Jiang2

 

1College of Resources & Environment, Hunan Agricultural University, Changsha 410128, China
2Engineering Research Center for Internet of Animals, Central South University of Forestry and Technology, Changsha 410000, China
3Key Laboratory of National Forestry and Grassland Administration on Management of Western Forest Bio-Disaster, College of Forestry,, Northwest A & F University, Yangling, 712100, China
 
* Corresponding author: xuzhenggang@nwafu.edu.cn

Fig. 1.

Water extraction and seasonal home range overlay analysis procedures. “MCP” represents minimum convex polygon method, “MSTI” represents maximum flooded time index.

Fig. 2.

The home range distribution of milu population in different seasons (March, 2016 to February, 2017).

Fig. 3.

The home range distribution of milu population in different water periods. The “HR-period-16” represents period in 2016, “HR-period-17” represents period in 2017.

Fig. 4.

Average yearly max-submersion time index of Dongting Lake in 2016 and 2017.

Fig. 5.

Seasonal home range and max-submersion time index of Dongting Lake.

Fig. 6.

The proportion of MSTI utilization in different periods.

Pakistan Journal of Zoology

August

Vol. 54, Iss. 4, Pages 1501-2001

Featuring

Click here for more

Subscribe Today

Receive free updates on new articles, opportunities and benefits


Subscribe Unsubscribe