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Research article - Peer-reviewed, 2022

Risky business: red foxes killed when scavenging from snow leopard kills

Samelius, Gustaf; Xiao, Lingyun; Li, Juan; Lkhagvajav, Purevjav; Johansson, Örjan

Abstract

Scavenging of foods is a common but potentially dangerous behavior that exposes animals to risk of injury and even death from other animals. Here we report on two observations of red foxes that were killed when scavenging from snow leopard kills that illustrates the risks associated with scavenging for red foxes and other small and medium-sized predators.

Published in

Snow Leopard Reports
2022, Volume: 1, pages: 7-10

      UKÄ Subject classification

      Zoology
      Behavioral Sciences Biology

      Publication identifier

      DOI: https://doi.org/10.56510/slr.v1.8092

      Permanent link to this page (URI)

      https://res.slu.se/id/publ/120144