influence of forage preferences and habitat use on 13c and 15n abundance in wild caribou (rangifer tarandus caribou) and moose (alces alces) from canada.stable isotope composition (delta(13)c and delta(15)n) of moose (alces alces) and caribou (rangifer tarandus) hair from the boreal forest of jacques-cartier park and cote-nord (quebec) and arctic tundra of queen maud gulf and southampton island (nunavut) was investigated as an indicator of dietary preferences and habitat use. values of delta(13)c(hair) and delta(15)n(hair) in moose were consistently lower compared to those of caribou. this is consistent with the depletion in (13)c and (15)n in t ...201020229388
caribou consumption in northern canadian communities.chronic wasting disease (cwd) is a transmissible spongiform encephalopathy (tse) found in both farmed and wild deer, elk, and moose in the united states and canada. surveillance efforts in north america identified the geographical distribution of the disease and mechanisms underlying distribution, although the possibility of transmission to other cervids, including caribou, and noncervids, including humans, is not well understood. because of the documented importance of caribou (rangifer tarandu ...201627556568
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