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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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abnormal behaviour

David McFarland.

in A Dictionary of Animal Behaviour

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology. 36 words.

Behaviour that occurs as a result of a pathological condition, including anxiety and *stress. Abnormal behaviour is sometimes

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abnormal behaviour

David McFarland.

in A Dictionary of Animal Behaviour

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology. 36 words.

Behaviour that occurs as a result of a pathological condition, including anxiety and stress. Abnormal behaviour is sometimes seen

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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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accessibility

David McFarland.

in A Dictionary of Animal Behaviour

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology. 67 words.

The degree to which available resources can be obtained by an animal by virtue of its skills, tools, etc. (technically,

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acclimation

David McFarland.

in A Dictionary of Animal Behaviour

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology. 37 words.

A term used in laboratory experiments in which animals adapt to changes in a single environmental variable such as temperature.

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acclimation

David McFarland.

in A Dictionary of Animal Behaviour

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology. 37 words.

A term used in laboratory experiments in which animals adapt to changes in a single environmental variable such as temperature.

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acclimatization

David McFarland.

in A Dictionary of Animal Behaviour

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology. 63 words.

A form of reversible *adaptation by which an animal is able to alter its *tolerance of environmental factors.

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acclimatization

David McFarland.

in A Dictionary of Animal Behaviour

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology. 63 words.

A form of reversible adaptation by which an animal is able to alter its tolerance of environmental factors. Under natural

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