In their new research, Testing the importance of harvest refuges for phenotypic rescue of trophy‐hunted populations, Poisson and colleagues explain why closing hunting seasons earlier could be vital to the future of bighorn sheep. This illustration by Benoît Leblanc summarises the key implications of their work.
Read the full article, Testing the importance of harvest refuges for phenotypic rescue of trophy‐hunted populations in Journal of Applied Ecology.
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Does that mean rams don’t cross the boundary except as the rut approaches?