The purpose of this study is to monitor long-term changes in individual animal mass. The datasets include an annual summary of the bison herd structure, end-of-season weights of individual animals, and maternal parentage of individual bison.

knz_bison

Format

A tibble with 8,325 rows and 9 columns:

data_code

a character denoting the dataset code

rec_year

a number denoting the year of observation

rec_month

a number denoting the month of observation

rec_day

a number denoting the day of observation

animal_code

a character denoting the unique individual bison identification code based on ear tag number

animal_sex

a character denoting the sex of bison: M = male, F = female, U = unknown

animal_weight

a number denoting bison weight in pounds

animal_yob

a number denoting the year animal was born

Source

EBlair, J. 2021. CBH01 Konza Prairie bison herd information ver 12. Environmental Data Initiative. https://doi.org/10.6073/pasta/9c641b35695abc5889edd64c3950517f (Accessed 2021-05-10). https://portal.edirepository.org/nis/mapbrowse?packageid=knb-lter-knz.78.12