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The Value of Biometric Monitoring in the Management of European Ungulates


Across Europe, biometric monitoring—that is, assessing physical parameters—is a common practice in the management of controlled hunting of ungulates (hoofed mammals) such as deer, moose, chamois, ibex, mouflon and wild boar. In most countries, successful hunters are required to bring their game to a check station, where the animals are weighed, measured and often evaluated for their condition and reproductive status.READ MORE