Exploring the genetic biodiversity of Red Deer populations in the Centre-Val de Loire Region

March 20, 2020
Posted in Mammals
March 20, 2020 FACE

The objective of the IBIG Cerf applied research project is to highlight the genetic exchanges between different populations of red deer (Cervus elaphus) in the Centre-Val de Loire region, and to identify whether the infrastructural developments carried out (motorways, fences, buildings near forests) put a brake on the genetic flow.

Scientific team: Marc COLYN, (CNRS Paimpont), Xavier LEGENDRE (MNHN), Marie-Christine FLAMAND AND Jérôme PRUNIER (Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium).

Country: France
Region: Centre-Val de Loire
Species characteristics: Big game mountains huntable
Type of actions: Management of habitats and Wildlife
Leading partners: Fédération départementale des chasseurs du Loiret, Fondation de la Maison de la Chasse et de la Nature, Société de vénerie, FRCCVL, FDC Indre


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