Ecological Archives E094-050-A1

Marion Tafani, Aurélie Cohas, Christophe Bonenfant, Jean-Michel Gaillard, Dominique Allainé. 2013. Decreasing litter size of marmots over time: a life history response to climate change?. Ecology 94:580–586.

Appendix A. Alpine marmot (Marmota marmota) life cycle.


Fig. A1. Alpine marmot life cycle; annual (cycle) and for the entire life (blue strip). Snow period and vegetation onset in April, the two most important periods influencing marmot's litter size in the Alps, are illustrated by a snowflake and a green plant respectively.

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