Patterns of prickly-pear herbivory by collared peccaries

T. C. Theimer, G. C. Bateman

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Examined patterns of Opuntia phaeacantha pad herbivory by Tayassu tajacu in C Arizona. Peccaries fed on the pads of one morphological type of prickly-pear more than expected from its availability. Differences in spinescence affected pad choice, but other plant characteristics also were important. -from Authors

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)234-240
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Wildlife Management
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1992

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
  • Ecology
  • Nature and Landscape Conservation


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