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Forage, habitat use, and sexual segregation by a tropical deer (Cervus eldi thamin) in a dipterocarp forest
Sexual segregation in white-tailed deer: Density-dependent changes in use of space, habitat selection, and dietary niche
The study of sexual segregation has received increasing attention over the last two decades. Several hypotheses have been proposed to explain the existence of sexual segregation, such as the "predation risk hypothesis," the "forage selection hypothesis," and the "activity budget hypothesis." Testing which hypothesis drives sexual segregation is hampered, however, by the lack of consensus regarding a formal measurement of sexual segregation. By using a derivation of the well-known chi-square (here called the sexual segregation and aggregation statistic [SSAS]) instead of existent segregation coefficients, we offer a reliable way to test for temporal variation in the occurrence of sexual segregation and aggregation,...
Categories: Publication; Types: Citation, Journal Citation; Tags: Capreolus capreolus, Cervus elaphus, Ecology, Rupicapra pyrenaica, chi-square,