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Table 5 Model comparison table showing ΔAIC, Akaike weights (w i ) and ranking for dry and wet seasons

From: Landscape-level movement patterns by lions in western Serengeti: comparing the influence of inter-specific competitors, habitat attributes and prey availability

  Dry season Wet season
Model ΔAIC w i Rank ΔAIC w i Rank
NULL 13.16 0.0013 4 2.24 0.1059 4
INTER NA NA NA 3.65 0.0522 6
LAND 7.21 0.0249 3 0.00 0.3240 1
PREY 5.41 0.0611 2 3.70 0.0511 7
INTER + LAND NA NA NA 1.34 0.1660 3
INTER + PREY NA NA NA 5.14 0.0248 8
LAND + PREY 0.00 0.9128 1 1.14 0.1836 2
INTER + LAND + PREY NA NA NA 2.51 0.0925 5
  1. INTER hypothesis is not considered in the dry season since association between lion and hyena use was positive for this season rendering the inter-specific competition hypothesis untenable