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Autumn fruit consumption by Badgers in Sredna Gora Mountains in Bulgaria

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Ecologia Balkanica, Volume 1, Number 1, 2009, pp. 99-101(3)


Dilian G. Georgiev


This case study was carried out at one badgers family territory by asingle collection (11.11.2002, north of Stara Zagora City, near Tabashka River) of faeces from the animal latrine sites. Total of 1361 individual food items were identified in Eurasian badger (Meles meles) faeces from which the fruits of the Cornel-tree (Cornus mas) strongly dominated (n=1332, 96.5% from all items, 98.2% from all fruits).



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