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Abiotic and biotic factors affecting the denning behaviors in Asiatic black bears Ursus thibetanus

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...

Abiotic and biotic influences on home-range size of wild pigs (Sus scrofa)

Sarah J Garza, Michael A Tabak, Ryan S Miller, Matthew L Farnsworth and Christopher L Burdett.

in Journal of Mammalogy

February 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology; Animal Ecology; Animal Physiology; Mammalogy. 8001 words.

Abstract

Wild pigs (Sus scrofa) are among the most widespread and destructive invasive mammals in the world. Understanding the spatial ecology of this species...

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...

Abundance of narwhals (Monodon monoceros) 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...

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...

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.

Acknowledging the Generosity of Our Donors

in Journal of Mammalogy

April 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology; Animal Ecology; Animal Physiology; Mammalogy. 267 words.

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

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...

The acoustic gymnastics of the dwarf dog-faced bat (Molossops temminckii) in environments with different degrees of clutter

Thiago F Oliveira, Daniel F Ramalho, Emanuel C Mora and Ludmilla M S Aguiar.

in Journal of Mammalogy

August 2018; p ublished online August 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology; Animal Ecology; Animal Physiology; Mammalogy. 5919 words.

Abstract

Molossops temminckii is the only species of the Molossidae capable of exploring background-cluttered space. We tested the hypothesis that null...

Acquired Resistance to Saliva Anticoagulants by Prey Previously Fed upon by Vampire Bats (Desmodus rotundus): 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...

Acquisition of Subterranean Habits in Tuco-Tucos (Rodentia, Caviomorpha, Ctenomys): 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...

Activity, overlap of range areas, and sharing of resting locations in the moon-toothed degu, Octodon lunatus

Raúl Sobrero, álvaro Ly Prieto and Luis A. Ebensperger.

in Journal of Mammalogy

February 2014; p ublished online February 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology; Animal Ecology; Animal Physiology; Mammalogy. 5400 words.

The evolution of sociality across octodontid rodents remains puzzling. Although basal species are solitary living, the most derived octodontids studied so far are social, implying that...

Activity Pattern Segregation of Carnivores in the High Andes

Mauro Lucherini, Juan I. Reppucci, R. Susan Walker, M. Lilian Villalba, Alvaro Wurstten, Giovana Gallardo, Agustin Iriarte, Rodrigo Villalobos and Pablo Perovic.

in Journal of Mammalogy

December 2009; p ublished online December 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology; Animal Ecology; Animal Physiology; Mammalogy. 3895 words.

Intraguild competition may be reduced if ecologically similar species segregate temporally. Using data from 1,596 camera-trap photos, we present the 1st quantitative analyses of the...

Activity Patterns and Sharing of Time and Space of Platypuses, Ornithorhynchus anatinus, in a Subalpine Tasmanian Lake

Philip Bethge, Sarah Munks, Helen Otley and Stewart Nicol.

in Journal of Mammalogy

December 2009; p ublished online December 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology; Animal Ecology; Animal Physiology; Mammalogy. 4906 words.

We investigated the activity patterns of platypuses, Ornithorhynchus anatinus, at Lake Lea, a subalpine lake in Tasmania. Platypuses were equipped with activity loggers or time-depth...

Activity Patterns of Red Deer in Białowieża National Park, Poland

Jan F. Kamler, Bogumiła Jędrzejewska and Włodzimierz Jędrzejewski.

in Journal of Mammalogy

April 2007; p ublished online April 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology; Animal Ecology; Animal Physiology; Mammalogy. 4663 words.

We studied daily activity patterns of 19 (7 males and 12 females) adult red deer (Cervus elaphus) by using continuous tracking sessions in Bialowieza National Park (BNP), Poland, from 2001...

Activity patterns of the giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca)

Jindong Zhang, Vanessa Hull, Jinyan Huang, Shiqiang Zhou, Weihua Xu, Hongbo Yang, William J. McConnell, Rengui Li, Dian Liu, Yan Huang, Zhiyun Ouyang, Hemin Zhang and Jianguo Liu.

in Journal of Mammalogy

November 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology; Animal Ecology; Animal Physiology; Mammalogy. 7414 words.

One of the most fundamental questions in animal ecology concerns the activity patterns of animals and the environmental and intrinsic factors that influence such dynamics. Activity patterns...

Adaptive Evolution and Phylogenetic Utility of Acr (Acrosin), a Rapidly Evolving Mammalian Fertilization Gene

John Gatesy and Willie J. Swanson.

in Journal of Mammalogy

February 2007; p ublished online February 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology; Animal Ecology; Animal Physiology; Mammalogy. 7309 words.

Many genes involved in reproduction have evolved at a rapid rate in diverse taxonomic groups. We use new data for the mammalian reproductive gene that encodes acrosin to document patterns...

Adjustment of Reproductive Investment and Offspring Sex Ratio in White-Tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus) in Relation to Winter Severity

Colin J. Garroway and Hugh G. Broders.

in Journal of Mammalogy

October 2007; p ublished online October 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology; Animal Ecology; Animal Physiology; Mammalogy. 5145 words.

Both density-dependent factors and environmental stochasticity can impact the dynamics of free-ranging populations. The pathways through which these factors influence population dynamics...

Adult survival and population growth rate in Colorado big brown bats (Eptesicus fuscus)

Thomas J. O'Shea, Laura E. Ellison and Thomas R. Stanley.

in Journal of Mammalogy

April 2011; p ublished online April 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology; Animal Ecology; Animal Physiology; Mammalogy. 8642 words.

We studied adult survival and population growth at multiple maternity colonies of big brown bats (Eptesicus fuscus) in Fort Collins, Colorado. We investigated hypotheses about survival...

Advantage to lower body temperatures for a small mammal (Rattus fuscipes) experiencing chronic cold

Elsa Jane Glanville and Frank Seebacher.

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. 5953 words.

Cold environments are challenging for small endotherms because they must increase heat production to compensate for increased heat loss to the environment. Mammals that endure cold without...