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The Status of the World's Land and Marine Mammals: Diversity, Threat, and Knowledge
Knowledge of mammalian diversity is still surprisingly disparate, both regionally and taxonomically. Here, we present a comprehensive assessment of the conservation status and distribution of theExpand
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The Impact of Conservation on the Status of the World’s Vertebrates
Assessing Biodiversity Declines Understanding human impact on biodiversity depends on sound quantitative projection. Pereira et al. (p. 1496, published online 26 October) review quantitativeExpand
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A randomized double blinded study to determine the effectiveness of utilizing intraperitoneal bupivacaine: Does it reduce postoperative opioid use following laparoscopic appendectomy?
BACKGROUND Improving postoperative pain control may lead to improved outcomes including decreased opioid use, shorter hospital stays, and improved patient satisfaction. This study examined theExpand
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New records of harvestmen (Arachnida, Opiliones) from Minnesota, USA.
Harvestmen (Opiliones) are a diverse order of arachnids composed of more than 6,600 described species which together span an almost global distribution. Although these animals may occur in extremelyExpand
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Genetic approaches refine ex situ lowland tapir (Tapirus terrestris) conservation.
Ex situ conservation management remains an important tool in the face of continued habitat loss and global environmental change. Here, we use microsatellite marker variation to evaluate conventionalExpand
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American Zoo and Aquarium Association Minimum Husbandry Guidelines for Mammals : Hyenas and Aardwolves
The family Hyaenidae includes four species, three of which are heavy set, dog-like carnivores that possess similar husbandry needs. For purposes of this discussion, there are three species of hyena:Expand