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Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science.

Plant or animal species which are susceptible to changes in habitat or to impacts from human activities.

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Post-Fledging Mobility in an Urban Landscape

Kara Whittaker and John M. Marzluff.

in Urban Bird Ecology and Conservation

October 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Vertebrates. 8307 words.

Successful movement between isolated habitat patches may be necessary for sensitive bird populations to remain viable in the face of habitat loss and fragmentation from urbanization. We...

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Advances in techniques to study incubation

J.A. Smith, C.B. Cooper and S.J. Reynolds.

in Nests, Eggs, and Incubation

August 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Vertebrates. 9108 words.

Knowledge of incubation is vital for conservation and management of birds that provide ecosystem services. However, incubation is problematic to study because this is when many species are...

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Effects of fire on small mammal communities in frequent-fire forests in California

Susan L. Roberts, Douglas A. Kelt, Jan W. van Wagtendonk, A. Keith Miles and Marc D. Meyer.

in Journal of Mammalogy

February 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology; Animal Ecology; Animal Physiology; Mammalogy. 9562 words.

Fire is a natural, dynamic process that is integral to maintaining ecosystem function. The reintroduction of fire (e.g., prescribed fire, managed wildfire) is a critical management tool for...

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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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Effects of an extensive fire on arboreal small mammal populations in a neotropical savanna woodland

André F. Mendonça, Thaiz Armond, Anna Carla L. Camargo, Nicholas F. Camargo, Juliana F. Ribeiro, Priscilla L. Zangrandi and Emerson M. Vieira.

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. 9136 words.

Fire is a major form of disturbance in terrestrial ecosystems, mainly in tropical savannas. In these ecosystems, the effects of large wildfires are potentially high on small and relatively...

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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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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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Modeling the distribution and abundance of eastern tur (Capra cylindricornis) in the Caucasus

Alexander Gavashelishvili, Yuriy A Yarovenko, Elmar A Babayev, Giorgi Mikeladze, Zurab Gurielidze, Davit Dekanoidze, Niko Kerdikoshvili, Levan Ninua and Nika Paposhvili.

in Journal of Mammalogy

August 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology; Animal Ecology; Animal Physiology; Mammalogy. 6583 words.

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Our research attempts 1) to link the distribution and abundance of eastern tur (Capra cylindricornis) to environmental variables varying in space and...

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Effect of artificial night lighting on temporally partitioned spiny mice

Shay Rotics, Tamar Dayan and Noga Kronfeld-Schor.

in Journal of Mammalogy

February 2011; p ublished online February 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology; Animal Ecology; Animal Physiology; Mammalogy. 7009 words.

We studied the effect of ecological light pollution on a rocky desert community, focusing on 2 spiny mouse congeners, nocturnal Acomys cahirinus (common spiny mouse) and diurnal Acomys...

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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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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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Can camera trapping provide accurate estimates of small mammal (Myodes rutilus and Peromyscus maniculatus) density in the boreal forest?

Petra Villette, Charles J. Krebs, Thomas S. Jung and Rudy Boonstra.

in Journal of Mammalogy

January 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology; Animal Ecology; Animal Physiology; Mammalogy. 7560 words.

Estimating population densities of small mammals (< 100g) has typically been carried out by intensive livetrapping, but this technique may be stressful to animals and the effort required is...

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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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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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Super pharmacological levels of calcitriol (1,25-(OH)2D3) inhibits mineral deposition and decreases cell proliferation in a strain dependent manner in chicken mesenchymal stem cells undergoing osteogenic differentiation in vitro

Vivek V. Pande, Kapil C. Chousalkar, Marie S. Bhanugopan and Jane C. Quinn.

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. 6860 words.

The biologically active form of vitamin D3, calcitriol (1,25-(OH)2D3), plays a key role in mineral homeostasis and bone formation and dietary vitamin D3 deficiency is a major cause of bone...

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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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Breeding seasonality in the lowland paca (Cuniculus paca) in Amazonia: interactions with rainfall, fruiting, and sustainable hunting

Hani R El Bizri, John E Fa, Mark Bowler, João Valsecchi, Richard Bodmer and Pedro Mayor.

in Journal of Mammalogy

October 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology; Animal Ecology; Animal Physiology; Mammalogy. 6298 words.

Abstract

The resilience of a given species to hunting is conditioned by the effect of potential threats upon the more sensitive periods in its life history,...

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Roost selection in suburban bushland by the urban sensitive bat Nyctophilus gouldi

Caragh G. Threlfall, Bradley Law and Peter B. Banks.

in Journal of Mammalogy

April 2013; p ublished online April 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology; Animal Ecology; Animal Physiology; Mammalogy. 8984 words.

The persistence of wildlife in fragmented landscapes is predicted to rely on the presence of critical habitat elements. In urban landscapes, the persistence of hollow-dependent bats...

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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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Isolation of Campylobacter from Brazilian broiler flocks using different culturing procedures

C. S. L. Vaz, D. Voss-Rech, J. S. Pozza, A. Coldebella and V. S. Silva.

in Poultry Science

November 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Pathology and Diseases; Animal Physiology; Ornithology; Veterinary Medicine. 4432 words.

Conventional culturing methods enable the detection of Campylobacter in broiler flocks. However, laboratory culture of Campylobacter is laborious because of its fastidious behavior and the...

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