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Table 4 Puma distance from bighorn sheep kill sites

From: Puma predation on radiocollared and uncollared bighorn sheep

  Distance from kill site (m)
  Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Day 6
  Median Median Median Median Median Median
Timea [range] [range] [range] [range] [range] [range]
0000 h 29 15 35 23 1420 2480
  [14-150] [5-430] [5-3660] [4-6090] [6-10010] [8-9520]
0600 h 16 24 18 195 3050 2710
  [1-170] [3-1040] [7-670] [8-9250] [15-8900] [6-10590]
1200 h 40 163 360 1340 5790 8050
  [5-450] [23-2480] [7-7770] [8-5880] [1000-10470] [2610-11780]
1900 h 17 46 172 1470 2670 4480
  [1-260] [5-1870] [4-5420] [5-10910] [19-10680] [4-11580]
Overallb 26A 30A 53A, B 740B 2950C 3200D
  [1-450] [3-2480] [4-7770] [4-10910] [6-10680] [4-11780]
  1. Comparison of median distances (m) of 3 pumas from 22 bighorn sheep kill sites by time of day for the six days following a kill. Study was performed in the Peninsular Ranges of southern California, USA, January 2002-September 2004.
  2. a The times shown are actual times of day (GMT-7), not hours since kill. Since not all kills occurred at midnight on the 1st day, there are less data points in some of the earlier hour's classes on the 1st day.
  3. b Days with overall means not sharing the same capital letter superscript (A, B, C, D) are significantly (F = 44.2, df = 5, P < 0.0001) different.