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The wolverine in British Columbia: distribution, methods of determining age and status of Gulo gulo vancouverensis

Author(s) or contact(s): V.A. Banci
Source: Research Branch
Subject: Wildlife
Series: Integrated Wildlife Intensive Forestry Research
Other details:  Published 1982. Hardcopy is available.


A systematic study of wolverine was carried out using cranial measurements from samples collected from the British Columbia mainland, Vancouver Island and Yukon Territory. Distribution of wolverine was established from trapping locations of specimens and sighting reports. Interviews with people on Vancouver Island aided in determining distribution for the Island.

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