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Arctic fox diet in Yamal peninsula
(Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2015-05-15)
Arctic fox in inland areas has been typically described as a species dependent on rodent populations, but being able to use alternative prey, therefore named an opportunistic specialist. Rodent populations in the low shrub tundra of southern Yamal peninsula exhibit at present low amplitude cycles. The hypothesis for this thesis is that the low abundance of small rodents is not enough to sustain ...