Table 2. Mean value of resources used by wolves in each year of the study. Comparisons among years were made using randomized ANOVA blocked by track with 10,000 replicates. Post-hoc tests used Bonferroni adjusted P-values and a critical P-value of 0.017. Identical letter symbols (a or b) indicate that means are similar among years.

    

Variables Year 1 Year 2 Year 3
Elevation 1126.7 a 1067.3 b 1090.2 a,b
Slope 9.1 a 4.2 b 5.6 a,b
Prey 6.6 a 6.8 a 14.1 b
Elk 2.6 a 3.9 a 9.7 b
Deer 4.0 a 3.0 a 4.4 a
Snow 11.8 a 7.9 a,b 5.2 b
Trail use 1.8 a 3.2 a 2.0 a