Lepus arcticus


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Synonyms for Lepus arcticus

a large hare of northern North America

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Mots cles: lievre arctique, Lepus arcticus, loup, Canis lupus arctos, ile d'Ellesmere, boeufs musques, Ovibos moschatus, dynamique de la population, relations predateur-proie, predation
In this study, I document the relationship between the population trajectory of an arctic wolf pack and an index to arctic hare (Lepus arcticus) numbers.
Un vieux systeme biologique compose de loups (Canis lupus), de boeufs musques (Ovibos moschatus) et de lievres arctiques (Lepus arcticus), occupant 2600 [km.sup.2] de l'Extreme-Arctique canadien (80[degrees] de latit.
Mots cles: lievres arctiques, Canis lupus, changement climatique, Ale d'Ellesmere, Extreme-Arctique, Lepus arcticus, boeuf musque, Ovibos moschatus, loups
Wolves, muskoxen (Ovibos moschatus), and arctic hares (Lepus arcticus) have long been common in the area (Tener, 1954), and wolves have denned there over decades or possibly centuries (Parmelee, 1964; Grace, 1976; Mech, 1987, Mech and Packard, 1990).
Arctic hare (Lepus arcticus Ross) and muskoxen (Ovibos moschatus (Zimmermann)) are the other mammalian herbivores in the area.
Key words: arctic hare, Lepus arcticus, Ellesmere Island, malnutrition, muskox, Ovibos moschatus, population, reproduction, snow, weather, winter severity
Durant l'ete 1998, et ce, a la difference de la plupart des annees depuis 1986, on a releve un manque de jeunes boeufs musques (Ovibos moschatus) et de lievres arctiques (Lepus arcticus) dans la region d'Eureka de l'ile d'Ellesmere (Territoires du Nord-Ouest [maintenant Nunavut], au Canada).
en prenant 1 m2 et 1 ha comme unites d'echantillonnage), on a evalue les associations entre le lagopede (Lagopus spp), le lievre arctique (Lepus arcticus), le caribou (Rangifer tarandus) et le boeuf musque (Ovibos moschatus).
Using the presence of fecal pellets, we compared winter habitat use by arctic hares (Lepus arcticus), ptarmigan (Lagopus spp.), caribou (Rangifer tarandus), and muskoxen (Ovibos moschatus).