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Successful also the last roe deer capturing season in Slovenia

21 February 2023
Slovenia Forest Service

Even despite this strange winter season, the capturing teams from Slovenia Forest Service and hunting grounds Selca and Železniki were successful at roe deer radio-collaring. We were absolutely thrilled, when the last collar from this year’s available stock was animal-borne.

We fitted a telemetry collar to four animals in the last three weeks: to two mature bucks, one mature doe and one young doe. We are looking forward to see these animals’ spatial behaviour in the forth-coming months, as already those monitored so far provided new insights in mountain-dwelling roe deer movement patterns, influenced by both, anthropogenic disturbances and natural cycles.