Data from: Does learning or instinct shape habitat selection?

Scott E. Nielsen, Aaron B. A. Shafer, Mark S. Boyce & G. B. Stenhouse
Habitat selection is an important behavioural process widely studied for its population-level effects. Models of habitat selection are, however, often fit without a mechanistic consideration. Here, we investigated whether patterns in habitat selection result from instinct or learning for a population of grizzly bears (Ursus arctos) in Alberta, Canada. We found that habitat selection and relatedness were positively correlated in female bears during the fall season, with a trend in the spring, but not during...
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