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Journal of Forestry Research

, Volume 9, Issue 2, pp 119–120 | Cite as

Nutrition analysis of forage plants and foragnig behavior of Mongolian gazella

  • Jin Kun
  • Li Yisong
  • Ma Jianzhang
  • Gao Zhongxin
  • Wu Weiyi
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Abstract

The study on winter food constitution of Mongolian gazella (Procapra gutturosa) was conducted in Hulunbeir grassland(Xinbarhuyou Banner, Hulunbeir League, Inner Mongolia) from spring 1994 to summer 1995. With microhistological analysis technique of feces, 21 plant species were identified to be availlable for Mongolian gazella as forage in winter and their nutritive trait were analyzed. Some foraging behavior of Mongolian gazella were also discribed.

key words

Procapra gutturosa Mongolian gazella Foraging plant Nutrition Foraging behavior 

References

  1. 2.
    Jin Kun et al. 1998. Winter Foraging Plants of Domestic Sheep in Hulunbeir Grassland. Journal of Forestry Research, 9(1): 48–50.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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© Editorial Board of Journal of Forestry Research All right reserved 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jin Kun
    • 1
  • Li Yisong
    • 1
  • Ma Jianzhang
    • 1
  • Gao Zhongxin
    • 1
  • Wu Weiyi
    • 1
  1. 1.College of Wildlife ResourcesNortheast Forestry UniversityHarbinP. R. China

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