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Table 1 Sampling effort and sightings across classes of expected relative abundance of guanacos

From: Guanaco abundance and monitoring in Southern Patagonia: distance sampling reveals substantially greater numbers than previously reported

Guanaco relative abundance Sampling effort (km) Area (km 2 ) Contacts with guanacos
Breeding groups Non-breeding groups Solitary individuals Undetermined Total
Low 2,314 59,306 13 (92) 21 (283) 31 8 (18) 73 (424)
Medium 4,149 86,789 119 (1,125) 152 (1,575) 167 100 (239) 538 (3,106)
High 1,678 76,450 71 (739) 123 (1,424) 126 60 (146) 380 (2,435)
Total 8,141 222,545 203 (1,956) 296 (3,282) 324 168 (403) 991 (5,965)
  1. Distribution of sampling effort, in terms of road length and area surveyed, and number of contacts with guanacos (individuals within brackets) in three classes of expected guanaco relative abundance in Santa Cruz province, southern Patagonia, during the 2004 and 2005 breeding seasons.