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Wolves (Canis lupus) in the Toruń Basin (N Poland): actual status and problems concerning the population

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dc.contributor.author Sewerniak, Piotr
dc.date.accessioned 2016-05-13T06:33:48Z
dc.date.available 2016-05-13T06:33:48Z
dc.date.issued 2015-07-14
dc.identifier.citation Ecological Questions, Vol. 21, pp. 55-59
dc.identifier.issn 1644-7298
dc.identifier.other doi:10.12775/EQ.2015.008
dc.identifier.uri http://repozytorium.umk.pl/handle/item/3216
dc.description.abstract The characteristics on the present wolf population of the Toruń Basin were presented in the paper. The subject was introduced in terms of main ecological issues on Canis lupus as well as current problems in man-wolf relations occurring in the region. Forests of the Toruń basin are populated by 25–30 resident wolves which actually live in five packs. For some last seasons the predators have reproduced what is probably the main reason for stated slight increase in wolf number in the region. The major actual threats to local wolf population were indicated: pouching, car traffic and illegal off-road motor activity. In July 2014, the first for the 21st century documented wolf attacks on domestic ungulates were stated in the Toruń Basin when two unprotected from predators cow calves were bite near the Rafa village (NE of Bydgoszcz).
dc.language.iso eng
dc.rights Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Poland
dc.rights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/3.0/pl/
dc.subject Canis lupus
dc.subject large predators
dc.subject wolf recovery
dc.subject forests, Poland
dc.title Wolves (Canis lupus) in the Toruń Basin (N Poland): actual status and problems concerning the population
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article


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