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Research Article

Testing the Ideal Free Distribution Hypothesis: Moose Response to Changes in Habitat Amount

Table 2

Regression results and AICc values for moose pellet group density in shrubland habitat versus MPS of shrubland habitat.

ModelType 𝑃 Value 𝑅 2 AICcΔAICc (X-Smallest)

Moose pellet density = MPS + linear length + total hunter days ( 𝑛 = 4 5 ) L i n e a r 0.0420.1874.180
Quadratic*0.0360.2274.430.26
Cubic0.0560.2376.542.36
Piecewise0.1879.675.49

*Best models describing relationship; r e s i d u a l s not normal and suggest need for curvilinear model; n o breakpoint found.

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