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Columbian black-tailed deer (Odocoileus hemionus columbianus Richardson) populations on northern Vancouver Island showed marked deaclines during the 1970's coincident with a major increase in nuber of the Vancouver island wolf (Canis lupus crassodon Hall). Reduced recruitment appeared to be the major cause for the deer delines. The objective of this study was to test the hypothesis that wolf predation was the primary factor limitirng recruitment A sudy rea, located within a moderate wolf density region on the Island, was selected for intensieve study from 1990-82

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