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Food Habits of Brown Bears in Hokkaido, Japan

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Title: Food Habits of Brown Bears in Hokkaido, Japan
Authors: Ohdachi, Satoshi Browse this author →KAKEN DB
Aoi, Toshiki Browse this author
Issue Date: 1987
Publisher: International Association for Bear Research & Management
Journal Title: International Conference of Bears Research and Management
Volume: 7
Start Page: 215
End Page: 220
Abstract: Food habits of the brown bear (Ursus aretos yesoeruis) were studied from 1975 to 1984 in 4 diverse areas on Hokkaido Island. Foods of bears varied seasonally in each area and differed among areas largely because of differences in foods available. Bears ate mainly succulent herbs in spring and summer and fruits in the fall in northern Hokkaido. Hog's-fennel (Peucedanum multivittatum) dominated the bears' diet in August and September in the alpine areas or the Daisetsu Mountains. Foods of bears on the Shiretoko Peninsula included those from the sea, but were otherwise similar to northern Hokkaido. The diet of bears on the Oshimo Peninsula was dominated by beech (Fagus crenata) buds in the spring in terms of frequency of occurrence, and actinidia (Actinidia arguta) fruit in the fall.
Type: article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2115/44508
Appears in Collections:低温科学研究所 (Institute of Low Temperature Science) > 雑誌発表論文等 (Peer-reviewed Journal Articles, etc)

Submitter: 大舘 智志

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