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Hunting dynamics, condition estimates, and movements of black bears hunted with hounds in Virginia
(Virginia Tech, 2000-04-27)
Effort and success of Virginia's bear houndsmen were determined through field and mail surveys, and hunter diaries. The number of houndsmen per chase ranged from 5 to 12, hounds ranged from 6 to 11, and each chase lasted ...
Aspects of Reproduction and Cub Survival in a Hunted Population of Virginia Black Bears
(Virginia Tech, 2000-06-09)
We measured black bear (Ursus americanus) reproduction and cub survival during 1994 - 1998, and 1995 - 1999, respectively, in the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests in Virginia to determine age-specific and ...
Digestibility of Foods and Anthropogenic Feeding of Black Bears in Virginia
(Virginia Tech, 2001-08-10)
<p> For years, bear hunters have provided an unknown amount of food to black bears <i>(Ursus americanus)</i> in Virginia, supplementing their natural food supply. Possible effects of feeding bears can be negative, such ...