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Exploitation of Pocket Gophers and Their Food Caches by Grizzly Bears

David J. Mattson.

in Journal of Mammalogy

August 2004; p ublished online August 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology; Animal Ecology; Animal Physiology; Mammalogy. 7870 words.

I investigated the exploitation of pocket gophers (Thomomys talpoides) by grizzly bears (Ursus arctos horribilis) in the Yellowstone region of the United States with the use of data...

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Arousal Patterns, Metabolic Rate, and an Energy Budget of Eastern Red Bats (Lasiurus borealis) in Winter

Miranda B. Dunbar and Thomas E. Tomasi.

in Journal of Mammalogy

December 2006; p ublished online December 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology; Animal Ecology; Animal Physiology; Mammalogy. 5096 words.

Eastern red bats (Lasiurus borealis) will move into leaf litter during cold bouts of winter, and because temperatures fluctuate at these roosts, our 1st goal was to quantify winter arousals...

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Life-history strategies of North American elk: trade-offs associated with reproduction and survival

Sabrina Morano, Kelley M. Stewart, James S. Sedinger, Christopher A. Nicolai and Martin Vavra.

in Journal of Mammalogy

February 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology; Animal Ecology; Animal Physiology; Mammalogy. 7812 words.

The principle of energy allocation states that individuals should attempt to maximize fitness by allocating resources optimally among growth, maintenance, and reproduction. Such allocation...

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Physiological implications of landscape use by free-ranging maned wolves (Chrysocyon brachyurus) in Brazil

Carly Vynne, Rebecca K. Booth and Samuel K. Wasser.

in Journal of Mammalogy

August 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology; Animal Ecology; Animal Physiology; Mammalogy. 6833 words.

Wide-ranging species with large spatial requirements can rarely be supported in protected areas alone, yet most species face greater threats outside reserves. The need to consider...

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Assessing the impact of live-capture, confinement, and translocation on stress and fate in eastern gray squirrels

Curtis O. Bosson, Rupert Palme and Rudy Boonstra.

in Journal of Mammalogy

December 2013; p ublished online December 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology; Animal Ecology; Animal Physiology; Mammalogy. 7289 words.

Live-capture and translocation are methods to deal with nuisance eastern gray squirrels in North America, but it is unknown how these methods affect squirrel physiology or survival. In this...

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Habitat and distribution of the Wyoming pocket gopher (Thomomys clusius)

Douglas A. Keinath, Hannah R. Griscom and Mark D. Andersen.

in Journal of Mammalogy

August 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology; Animal Ecology; Animal Physiology; Mammalogy. 6718 words.

The Wyoming pocket gopher (Thomomys clusius) is among the least understood species of Geomyidae. It was petitioned for listing under the United States Endangered Species Act in 2007, but...

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Age-Related Decline in Reproductive Sensitivity to Inhibition by Short Photoperiod in Peromyscus leucopus

David R. Broussard, Jessica L. Robertson, Tracy J. Evans, Gregory K. Faucher, Michael G. Semanik and Paul D. Heideman.

in Journal of Mammalogy

February 2009; p ublished online February 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology; Animal Ecology; Animal Physiology; Mammalogy. 5573 words.

Seasonal environments favor the timing of reproduction to match seasons when successful reproduction is most likely. Most species of temperate zone mammals suppress reproduction in winter...

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Torpor Use by Free-Ranging Pallid Bats (Antrozous pallidus) at the Northern Extent of Their Range

Daniela A. Rambaldini and R. Mark Brigham.

in Journal of Mammalogy

August 2008; p ublished online August 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology; Animal Ecology; Animal Physiology; Mammalogy. 6782 words.

Torpor minimizes energy expenditure and water loss during periods of inclement weather, low prey availability, or both, and appears especially important in harsh environments such as...

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Correlating small mammal abundance to climatic variation over twenty years

Jennifer Deitloff, Matthew R. Falcy, John D. Krenz and Brock R. McMillan.

in Journal of Mammalogy

February 2010; p ublished online February 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology; Animal Ecology; Animal Physiology; Mammalogy. 4618 words.

Little is known about abundance-climate relationships for animals because few long-term field studies address the issue. We present results from a 20-year study of abundance of Peromyscus...

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Effects of sterilization on movements of feral cats at a wildland-urban interface

Darcee A. Guttilla and Paul Stapp.

in Journal of Mammalogy

April 2010; p ublished online April 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology; Animal Ecology; Animal Physiology; Mammalogy. 5706 words.

Trap-neuter-release (TNR) programs, in which feral cats are sterilized and fed in unconfined colonies, have been advocated as a humane and effective way to reduce the impacts of feral cats...

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Temporal variation in reproductive characteristics of an introduced and abundant island population of koalas

Desley A. Whisson and Kris Carlyon.

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. 5946 words.

Reproductive characteristics of a wildlife population are typically sensitive to changes in environmental conditions and intrinsic factors. Knowledge of these relationships is critical for...

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Reproduction in moose at their southern range limit

Joel S. Ruprecht, Kent R. Hersey, Konrad Hafen, Kevin L. Monteith, Nicholas J. DeCesare, Matthew J. Kauffman and Daniel R. MacNulty.

in Journal of Mammalogy

September 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology; Animal Ecology; Animal Physiology; Mammalogy. 8525 words.

Reproduction is a critical fitness component in large herbivores. Biogeographic models predict that populations occurring at the edges of the range may have compromised reproductive rates...

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Pit fights: predators in evolutionarily independent communities

Keren Embar, Burt P Kotler, Sonny S Bleicher and Joel S Brown.

in Journal of Mammalogy

October 2018; p ublished online July 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology; Animal Ecology; Animal Physiology; Mammalogy. 4861 words.

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Sidewinders (Crotalus cerastes) and Saharan horned vipers (Cerastes cerastes) have evolved to hunt desert rodents on different continents in...

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Antimicrobial susceptibilities of Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli recovered from organic turkey farms in Germany

Hosny El-Adawy, Marwa F. E. Ahmed, Helmut Hotzel, Herbert Tomaso, Bernd-Alois Tenhagen, Joerg Hartung, Heinrich Neubauer and Hafez M. Hafez.

in Poultry Science

November 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Pathology and Diseases; Animal Physiology; Ornithology; Veterinary Medicine. 3884 words.

The popularity of food produced from animals kept under an organic regimen has increased in recent years. In Germany, turkey meat consumption has increased. Despite several studies...

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Effect of lasalocid or salinomycin administration on performance and immunity following coccidia vaccination of commercial broilers

Greg Mathis, Jon Schaeffer, Kalen Cookson, John Dickson, Mark LaVorgna and Don Waldrip.

in The Journal of Applied Poultry Research

December 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Pathology and Diseases; Animal Physiology; Ornithology; Veterinary Medicine. 4449 words.

Coccidiosis vaccines and feed medications have traditionally been used in the poultry industry to control or prevent coccidiosis; however, little information exists on the use of these...

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Energy requirements of Pacific white-sided dolphins (Lagenorhynchus obliquidens) as predicted by a bioenergetic model

Erin U. Rechsteiner, David A. S. Rosen and Andrew W. Trites.

in Journal of Mammalogy

August 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology; Animal Ecology; Animal Physiology; Mammalogy. 8775 words.

Apex predators such as Pacific white-sided dolphins (Lagenorhynchus obliquidens) have the potential to impact prey populations and to be affected by changes in prey abundance. As abundant...

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Identification of prey of Myotis septentrionalis using DNA-based techniques

Luke E. Dodd, Eric G. Chapman, James D. Harwood, Michael J. Lacki and Lynne K. Rieske.

in Journal of Mammalogy

September 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology; Animal Ecology; Animal Physiology; Mammalogy. 6869 words.

Identifying and characterizing trophic linkages is fundamental to understanding how prey availability affects predator behavior, distribution, and density, and to elucidating the extent to...

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Defining Space Use and Movements of Canada Lynx with Global Positioning System Telemetry

Christopher L. Burdett, Ron A. Moen, Gerald. J. Niemi and L. David Mech.

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. 8367 words.

Space use and movements of Canada lynx (Lynx canadensis) are difficult to study with very-high-frequency radiocollars. We deployed global positioning system (GPS) collars on 11 lynx in...

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Quantitative fatty acid signature analysis on New Zealand sea lions: model sensitivity and diet estimates

Laureline Meynier, Patrick C. H. Morel, B. Louise Chilvers, Duncan D. S. Mackenzie and Pádraig J. Duignan.

in Journal of Mammalogy

December 2010; p ublished online December 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology; Animal Ecology; Animal Physiology; Mammalogy. 8673 words.

We used quantitative fatty acid signature analysis (QFASA) to predict the long-term diet of New Zealand (NZ) sea lions (Phocarctos hookeri) incidentally caught in the NZ arrow squid (Nototo...

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Movement behavior preceding autumn mortality for white-tailed deer in central New York

Brigham J Whitman, W F Porter, Amy C Dechen Quinn, David M Williams, Jacqueline Frair, H Brian Underwood and Joanne C Crawford.

in Journal of Mammalogy

June 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology; Animal Ecology; Animal Physiology; Mammalogy. 7542 words.

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A common yet largely untested assumption in the theory of animal movements is that increased rates and a wider range of movements, such as occurs...

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