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Behavioural reactions of bighorn sheep ( Ovis canadensis ) to cougar ( Puma concolor ) attacks / Comportement du mouflon d'Amerique ( Ovis canadensis ) lors d'attaques par le cougar ( Puma concolor )

Fanie Pelletier
  • Département de biologie, Université de Sherbrooke, 2500 boulevard de l'Université, Sherbrooke, QC, J1K 2R1 Canada and Current address: Division of Biology, Faculty of Life Sciences, Imperial College London, Silwood Park, Ascot, Berkshire, SL5 7PY, UK
/ Yannick Gendreau
  • Département de biologie, Université de Sherbrooke, 2500 boulevard de l'Université, Sherbrooke, QC, J1K 2R1 Canada
/ Chiarastella Feder
  • Département de biologie, Université de Sherbrooke, 2500 boulevard de l'Université, Sherbrooke, QC, J1K 2R1 Canada

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