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The ability of White Leghorn hens with trimmed comb and wattles to thermoregulate

D. S. AL-Ramamneh, M. M. Makagon and P. Y. Hester.

in Poultry Science

August 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Pathology and Diseases; Animal Physiology; Ornithology; Veterinary Medicine. 7055 words.

It is estimated that each year over 19 million pullets in the United States have their combs partially trimmed at a young age to improve egg production and feed efficiency. A possible...

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Abiotic and biotic factors affecting the denning behaviors in Asiatic black bears <i>Ursus thibetanus</i>

Toshiaki Yamamoto, Hiroo Tamatani, Junpei Tanaka, Gen Oshima, Serina Mura and Masaru Koyama.

in Journal of Mammalogy

January 2016; p ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology; Animal Ecology; Animal Physiology; Mammalogy. 4988 words.

For bears, numerous associations between biotic and abiotic factors have been reported to correlate with the timing of den entry and emergence; however, an analysis showing which factors...

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Absolute quantification of a very virulent Marek's disease virus dynamic quantity and distributions in different tissues

Zhenjie Zhang, Shaoqiong Liu, Chengtai Ma, Peng Zhao and Zhizhong Cui.

in Poultry Science

June 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Pathology and Diseases; Animal Physiology; Ornithology; Veterinary Medicine. 6127 words.

Chickens infected with Marek's disease virus (MDV) carry the virus consistently for a long time, which increases the incidence and rate of virus-induced multi-organ tumors and increases its...

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Abundance and demography of bottlenose dolphins inhabiting a subtropical estuary in the Southwestern Atlantic Ocean

Pedro F. Fruet, Fábio G. Daura-Jorge, Luciana M. Möller, Rodrigo Cezar Genoves and Eduardo R. Secchi.

in Journal of Mammalogy

April 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology; Animal Ecology; Animal Physiology; Mammalogy. 9410 words.

We conducted a mark-recapture (MR) analysis from 8 years (2005–2012) of photo-identification data collected systematically to investigate demographic parameters of a community of bottlenose...

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Abundance of narwhals (<i>Monodon monoceros</i>) on the hunting grounds in Greenland

M. P. Heide-JØrgensen, K. L. Laidre, M. L. Burt, D. L. Borchers, T. A. Marques, R. G. Hansen, M. Rasmussen and S. Fossette.

in Journal of Mammalogy

October 2010; p ublished online October 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology; Animal Ecology; Animal Physiology; Mammalogy. 11648 words.

Narwhals (Monodon monoceros L.) occur in the Atlantic sector of the Arctic where for centuries they have been subject to subsistence hunting by Inuit in Greenland and Canada. Scientific...

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Accuracy of Scat Sampling for Carnivore Diet Analysis: Wolves in the Alps as a Case Study

Francesca Marucco, Daniel H. Pletscher and Luigi Boitani.

in Journal of Mammalogy

June 2008; p ublished online June 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology; Animal Ecology; Animal Physiology; Mammalogy. 6698 words.

We assessed the accuracy of scat-sampling methods in relation to sources of bias (statistical independence of the data and definition of the sampling unit) and precision (sample size). We...

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Acknowledging the Generosity of Our Donors

in Journal of Mammalogy

April 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology; Animal Ecology; Animal Physiology; Mammalogy. 281 words.

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Acoustic analysis of airborne, underwater, and amphibious mother attraction calls by wild harbor seal pups (<i>Phoca vitulina</i>)

Caroline C. Sauvé, Gwénaël Beauplet, Mike O. Hammill and Isabelle Charrier.

in Journal of Mammalogy

May 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology; Animal Ecology; Animal Physiology; Mammalogy. 9050 words.

Pinnipeds have great potential for comparative studies of mother–pup recognition due to the contrasting maternal strategies adopted by otariids and phocids. Typically, otariid mothers...

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Acquired Resistance to Saliva Anticoagulants by Prey Previously Fed upon by Vampire Bats (<i>Desmodus rotundus</i>): Evidence for Immune Response

Horacio A. Delpietro and Roberto G. Russo.

in Journal of Mammalogy

October 2009; p ublished online October 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology; Animal Ecology; Animal Physiology; Mammalogy. 4985 words.

Ranchers have observed that residual hemorrhage decreases after livestock suffer repeated bites from common vampire bats (Desmodus rotundus). We hypothesized that repeated exposure to the...

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Acquisition of Subterranean Habits in Tuco-Tucos (Rodentia, Caviomorpha, <i>Ctenomys</i>): Role of Social Transmission

A. I. Vassallo.

in Journal of Mammalogy

October 2006; p ublished online October 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology; Animal Ecology; Animal Physiology; Mammalogy. 3981 words.

A test was conducted to investigate if mother-infant social transmission plays a role in the acquisition of subterranean habits in the rodent Ctenomys talarum. Thirteen infants were reared...

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