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Table 1 Characteristics of red squirrels in main study grid KL (n = 549)

From: Seasonal, spatial, and maternal effects on gut microbiome in wild red squirrels

Characteristics Number of samples (individuals)
Sex
 Male 220 (81)
 Female 329 (58)
Year
 2008 240 (95)
 2009 120 (34)
 2010 189 (62)
Season
 Early spring 233 (101)
 Late spring 204 (97)
 Summer 112 (54)
Age
 0 15 (12)
 1 166 (61)
 2 110 (38)
 3 162 (51)
 4 57 (20)
 5 37 (8)
 6 2 (1)
Pedigree information
 Both dam and sire known 248 (53)
 Dam or sire known 116 (20)
 Unknown 185 (66)