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Yellow-bellied Marmots (Marmota flaviventris) Hibernate Socially
Abstract Of 14 species of marmots (genus Marmota, Family Sciuridae), only 2, the woodchuck (M. monax) and yellow-bellied marmot (M. flaviventris), have not been reported to be obligate socialExpand
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DIRECT EFFECTS OF FIRE ON ENDANGERED MOUNT GRAHAM RED SQUIRRELS
Abstract Direct mortality of forest wildlife due to fire is rarely documented. In June and July 2004, the Nuttall Complex Fire burned 11,898 ha in the Pinaleño Mountains, southeastern Arizona.Expand
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Locomotor Ability and Wariness in Yellow‐Bellied Marmots
Animals employ a variety of behaviors to reduce or manage predation risk. Often, these are studied in isolation, but selection may act on packages of behavior that are referred to as behavioralExpand
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OBSERVATIONS ON THE ECOLOGY OF THE ENDEMIC MEARNS'S SQUIRREL (TAMIASCIURUS MEARNSI)
Abstract Mearns's squirrel (Tamiasciurus mearnsi) is an endemic species of the montane forest of the Sierra de San Pedro Mártir in Baja California. Despite having been described for the first time inExpand
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Avian Risk Assessment: Effects of Perching Height and Detectability
We studied two components of predator riskassessment in birds. While many species are limited to seeking safety under cover or under ground, some birds can fly away from their predators and escape toExpand
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Severely insect-damaged forest: A temporary trap for red squirrels?
Recent insect infestations in the spruce-fir forest in the Pinaleno Mountains of southeastern Arizona provided an opportunity to document response to severe forest disturbance and existence of anExpand
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Habitat Selection is Unaltered After Severe Insect Infestation: Concerns for Forest-Dependent Species
Abstract Severe disturbance may alter or eliminate important habitat structure that helps preserve food caches of food-hoarding species. Recent recolonization of an insect-damaged forest by theExpand
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AVIAN NESTLING PREDATION BY ENDANGERED MOUNT GRAHAM RED SQUIRREL
Abstract Studies using artificial nests or remote cameras have documented avian predation by red squirrels (Tamiasciurus hudsonicus). Although several direct observations of avian predation eventsExpand
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TRAILBLAZERS IN THE FOREST: RESPONSE OF ENDANGERED MT. GRAHAM RED SQUIRRELS TO SEVERE INSECT INFESTATION
9 CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION 10 CHAPTER 2: PRESENT STUDY 12 REFERENCES 14 APPENDIX A: UNALTERED HABITAT SELECTION AFTER SEVERE INSECT INFESTATION: CONCERNS FOR FOREST-DEPENDENT SPECIES 16 Abstract 16Expand
Conservation efforts and possibilities for increased collaboration in the Santa Cruz River watershed
Attendees of the annual Santa Cruz River Researchers’ Day meetings have identified a need to expand collaboration, partnership, and sharing of lessons learned across the watershed. To help guide thisExpand