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The handbook of New Zealand mammals
This book is the first comprehensive account of all 46 species of land-breeding mammals known in New Zealand, native and exotic, wild and feral, living and extinct. It describes their history,Expand
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THE RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN BEECH (NOTHOFAGUS SP.) SEEDFALL AND POPULATIONS OF MICE (MUS MUSCULUS), AND THE DEMOGRAPHIC AND DIETARY RESPONSES OF STOATS (MUSTELA ERMINEA), IN THREE NEW ZEALAND FORESTS
SUMMARY (1) There was a significant relationship between seedfall and populations of mice in all forests studied. Good seedfalls were followed by increases in density of mice and changes inExpand
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The Natural History of Weasels and Stoats: Ecology, Behavior, and Management
1. Weaselly distinguished, stoatally different 2. Hair trigger mouse traps with teeth 3. Molt and winter whitening 4. Body size 5. Food 6. Hunting behavior 7. The impact of predation by weasels onExpand
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Distribution and abundance of small mammals in relation to habitat in Pureora Forest Park.
New Zealand Journal of Ecology (1996) 20(2): 215-240 ©New Zealand Ecological Society C.M. KING, J.G. INNES, M. FLUX, M.O. KIMBERLEY, J.R. LEATHWICK, and D.S. WILLIAMS 1 Department of BiologicalExpand
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The European rabbit : the history and biology of a successful colonizer
Introduction 1. Taxonomy and origins 2. World distribution 3. The rabbit in continental Europe 4. The rabbit in Britain 5. The rabbit in Australia 6. The rabbit in New Zealand 7. Myxomatosis Index
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Effect of grazing on ship rat density in forest fragments of lowland Waikato, New Zealand
Ship rat (Rattus rattus) density was assessed by snap-trapping during summer and autumn in eight indigenous forest fragments (mean 5 ha) in rural landscapes of Waikato, a lowland pastoral farmingExpand
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Population biology of the ship rat and Norway rat in Pureora Forest Park, 1983–87
Abstract Populations of ship rats (Rattus rattus) and Norway rats (R. norvegicus) were sampled over the five years 1983–87 at Pureora Forest Park, by Fenn and rat kill‐traps every three months. FennExpand
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Techniques for trapping and tracking stoats (Mustela erminea); a review, and a new system
Systematic direct observations of the small, fast‐moving, and wide‐ranging stoat are rarely practicable. The simplest indirect methods of observation are kill‐trapping, live‐trapping, and footprintExpand
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The Advantages and Disadvantages of Small Size to Weasels, Mustela Species
The weasels (Mustela spp.) are a group of small mustelid carnivores that originated in the late Pliocene and are now distributed throughout the Holarc-tic region. Mustela erminea, the stoat orExpand
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