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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Maritime History.

Of a ship, to sink at sea, generally understood to be by the flooding of its hull either through springing a leak or through striking a rock. Other causes of a ship sinking, such as...

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Darwin, Charles Robert (1809–82)

David McFarland.

in A Dictionary of Animal Behaviour

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology. 75 words.

(1809–82)

The founder of the theory of *evolution by *natural selection, which received its most

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Darwin, Charles Robert (1809–82)

David McFarland.

in A Dictionary of Animal Behaviour

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology. 75 words.

(1809–82)

The founder of the theory of evolution by natural selection, which received its most famous expression

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Genetic diversity of reintroduced American martens in Michigan’s Lower Peninsula

Tamara L Hillman, Paul Keenlance, Jennifer A Moore, Bradley J Swanson, Joseph J Jacquot, Jill C Witt and Ari Cornman.

in Journal of Mammalogy

October 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology; Animal Ecology; Animal Physiology; Mammalogy. 6072 words.

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Reintroductions are an important conservation and management technique used to restore extirpated populations. Negative genetic consequences (e.g.,...

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Relative Influence of Temporal and Geographic Separation of Source Populations in a Successful Marten Reintroduction

Bradley J. Swanson and Christopher J. Kyle.

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. 1478 words.

Reintroduced populations face a genetic bottleneck due to the founding event of the reintroduction. Bringing in additional animals from different locations, or at different times, can...

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Genetic and spatial structuring of the California vole (Microtus californicus) through a multiannual density peak and decline

William Z. Lidicker.

in Journal of Mammalogy

November 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology; Animal Ecology; Animal Physiology; Mammalogy. 9076 words.

Arvicoline rodents serve as model organisms for investigating the intricacies of ecological/evolutionary feedbacks that characterize multiannual fluctuations in abundance. A population of...

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Conservation Genetic Analysis of the Texas State Bison Herd

Natalie D. Halbert, Terje Raudsepp, Bhanu P. Chowdhary and James N. Derr.

in Journal of Mammalogy

October 2004; p ublished online October 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology; Animal Ecology; Animal Physiology; Mammalogy. 6227 words.

The Texas State Bison Herd is directly descended from the herd assembled from 5 wild-caught bison by Charles Goodnight in the 1880s. In 1997, 36 bison were used to establish a herd at...

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Effects of genetic management on reproduction, growth, and survival in captive endangered pygmy rabbits (Brachylagus idahoensis)

Becky A. Elias, Lisa A. Shipley, Sarah McCusker, Rodney D. Sayler and Timothy R. Johnson.

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. 7790 words.

A quarter of all lagomorph species worldwide are threatened with extinction. Captive breeding programs, such as that developed for the Columbia Basin (CB) pygmy rabbit (Brachylagus...

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Karyotype Evolution of Shrew Moles (Soricomorpha: Talpidae)

Shin-ichiro Kawada, Song Li, Ying-xiang Wang, Orin B. Mock, Sen-ichi Oda and Kevin L. Campbell.

in Journal of Mammalogy

December 2008; p ublished online December 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology; Animal Ecology; Animal Physiology; Mammalogy. 4242 words.

The Chinese long-tailed mole (Scaptonyx fusicaudus) closely resembles American (Neurotrichus gibbsii) and Japanese (Dymecodon pilirostris and Urotrichus talpoides) shrew moles in size,...

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Black Bear Population Genetics in California: Signatures of Population Structure, Competitive Release, and Historical Translocation

Sarah K. Brown, Joshua M. Hull, Douglas R. Updike, Steven R. Fain and Holly B. Ernest.

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. 6346 words.

The contemporary genetic structure of animal populations is sculpted by past events, including demographic bottlenecks and expansions and movement of animals by humans. In an analysis of...

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Genetic distinctiveness of red foxes in the Intermountain West as revealed through expanded mitochondrial sequencing

Logan A. Volkmann, Mark J. Statham, Arne Ø. Mooers and Benjamin N. Sacks.

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. 7717 words.

Western North America contains a mosaic of indigenous and introduced red fox (Vulpes vulpes) populations. Historically, native red foxes occurred in subalpine zones of the Cascade, Rocky,...

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Reintroduction and Genetic Structure: Rocky Mountain Elk in Yellowstone and the Western States

Jason F. Hicks, Janet L. Rachlow, Olin E. Rhodes, Christen L. Williams and Lisette P. Waits.

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. 7776 words.

Translocation is a common tool for restoring wildlife populations; however, potential genetic consequences include reduced levels of diversity within and increased divergence among...

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