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dc.contributor.authorMattisson, Jenny
dc.contributor.authorOdden, John
dc.contributor.authorLinnell, John Durrus
dc.contributor.authorPainer, Johanna
dc.contributor.authorPersson, Jens
dc.contributor.authorAndrén, Henrik
dc.coverage.spatialScandinavia, Skandinavia, Skandinavienen_US
dc.description.abstractUnderstanding reproductive physiology of a species is important to assess their potential to respond to environmental variation and perturbation of their social system during the mating or pre-mating seasons. We report 175 parturition dates from wild Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx) in Scandinavia. Most lynx birth dates were highly synchronised around a mean of 30th May (SD = 9 days) with 173 of the 175 births ranging from May 2nd to June 30th. We detected two very late births on July 29th and August 15th in the absence of any indication that the females had given birth and lost a litter earlier in the year. We propose that these represent evidence of a second oestrus which is highly unusual in lynx because of their unique reproductive physiology. The rarity of these late season births has implications for lynx demography and social organisation. Lynx lynx · Reproduction · Parturition date · Conservationen_US
dc.rightsNavngivelse 4.0 Internasjonal*
dc.subjectLynx lynxen_US
dc.subjectParturition dateen_US
dc.titleParturition dates in wild Eurasian lynx: evidence of a second oestrus?en_US
dc.typePeer revieweden_US
dc.typeJournal articleen_US
dc.rights.holder© The Author(s) 2020en_US
dc.subject.nsiVDP::Zoologiske og botaniske fag: 480en_US
dc.subject.nsiVDP::Zoology and botany: 480en_US
dc.source.journalMammalian Biologyen_US
dc.relation.projectNorges forskningsråd: 212919en_US
dc.relation.projectNorges forskningsråd: 183176en_US
dc.relation.projectNorges forskningsråd: 165814en_US
dc.relation.projectAndre: Swedish Environmental Protection Agencyen_US
dc.relation.projectNorges forskningsråd: 251112en_US
dc.relation.projectAndre: Swedish Research Council for Environmenten_US
dc.relation.projectAndre: Norwegian Environment Agencyen_US
dc.relation.projectAndre: Agricultural Sciences and Spatial Planning (FORMAS)en_US

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