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

Table 3

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

ModelType 𝑃 Value 𝑅 2 AICcΔAICc (X-Smallest)

Moose pellet density = area of shrubland in landscape + linear length + total hunter days ( 𝑛 = 4 5 ) L i n e a r 0.0370.1973.860
Quadratic*0.0450.2175.011.15
Cubic0.0490.2476.1592.299
P i e c e w i s e 0.1976.542.68

*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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