Red deer increase triggers interspecific competition causing a numeric decline in Alpine chamois

Corlatti, L., Bonardi, A., Bragalanti, N. and Pedrotti, L. (2019), Long‐term dynamics of Alpine ungulates suggest interspecific competition. Journal of Zoology, vol. 309, pp. 241-249. Despite being the most abundant mountain-dwelling ungulate of Europe, some chamois (Rupicapra spp.) populations have recently showed a numeric decline. How is it possible that this goat-antelope, so well adapted... Continue Reading →

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