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Impact of Red Fox Predation on the Sex Ratio of Prairie Mallards

Table 9: Number of Dens Used by Red Fox Families to Rear Pups


Table 9. Number of dens used by red fox families to rear pups.
Source
Location(s)
Number(s) of dens per family
G.L. Rohde (unpublished data) North Dakota
4, 5, 7, 9
A.B. Sargeant (unpublished data) Minnesota
3, 4, 4
Scott (1943, 1947) Iowa
3+, 5
Scott and Klimstra (1955) Iowa
3, 4, 5
Sheldon (1950) New York
3+
G.L. Storm (unpublished data) Illinois-Minnesota
3+, 7, 8
Average
4.8+

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