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Table 4 Suitability rating of the four factors described in Table 3

From: Habitat suitability models of mountain ungulates: identifying potential areas for conservation

Variable Barking deer Himalayan goral Himalayan serow
Slope (degrees) Suitable (<30), moderately suitable (30 to 60), poorly suitable (60 to 75), unsuitable (>75) Highly suitable (45 to 75), suitable (75 to 90), moderately suitable (30 to 45), poorly suitable (<30) Suitable (30 to 75), moderately suitable (15 to 30), poorly suitable (0 to 15, 75 to 90)
Ruggedness Suitable (<0.05), moderately suitable (0.05 to 0.44), poorly suitable (0.44 to 0.99) Suitable (>0.05), poorly suitable (<0.05) Suitable (0.05 to 0.19), moderately suitable (>0.19), poorly suitable (<0.05)
Distance to the nearest village (metres) Suitable (>500), moderately suitable (250 to 500), poorly suitable (>250) Suitable (>750), moderately suitable (250 to 500), poorly suitable (<250) Highly suitable (>1,000), suitable (750 to 1,000), moderately suitable (500 to 750), poorly suitable (250 to 500), unsuitable (<250)
Forest type Highly suitable (STSF), suitable (LTBLF, TMF, TBLF), moderately suitable (BA, STPBLF), poorly suitable (SABLF, RARA), unsuitable (SPF, UTCF, SAMF, SACF, AM) Highly suitable (STSF), suitable (SPBLF, TBLF, UTCF, RARA), moderately suitable (LTBLF, TMF, SABLF, SAMF, SAMF), poorly suitable (SPF, AM, BA) Highly suitable (STSF, UTCF), suitable (SACF, SAMF, SABLF), poorly suitable (SABLF, TMF, RARA), unsuitable (AM, BA)