Revistes Catalanes amb Accés Obert (RACO)

La presència del llop a l'antic terme de Tortosa durant la Baixa Edat Mitjana

Albert Curto Homedes, Albert Martínez Silvestre


From the recent archivistical research from the books of Claveria (account books) of the XIV and XV century we can set the basis for an initial study of the presence of the wolf in the historical territory of Tortosa. Asuming that the references that we have provide basically the socio-econimal side of the issue, that is, the negative impact of wolf attacks on the livestock economy , nevertheless, with the reservation that the limited documentation imposes, we can also point to some faunistical aspects and try to situate the sphere of action and spatial distribution of the wolf.

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