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The Mammals of North America
This book presents a meta-anatomy of the woolly mammoth and some of the mechanisms that aid in the identification and characterization of these animals.
Mammal species of the world
This checklist was compiled for the Parries to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) to provide a standard reference to mammalian nomenclature.…
The global biodiversity of coral reefs: a comparison with rain forests.
Measuring and Monitoring Biological Diversity: Standard Methods for Mammals
Three Central American Bat Communitis: Structure, Reproductive Cycles, and Movement Patterns
Recapture patterns of several species suggest that home range size may be positively correlated with body size; omnivorous species may have larger home ranges than similarly size species with more restricted diets.
Generic Revision in the Holarctic Ground Squirrel Genus Spermophilus
Abstract The substantial body of research on Holarctic ground squirrels amassed over the past century documents considerable variability in morphological, cytogenetic, ecological, and behavioral…
Biodiversity II: understanding and protecting our biological resources
Biodiversity is defined as all hereditarily based variation at all levels of organization from the genes within a single local population or species to the species composing all or part of a local…
The Smithsonian Book of North American Mammals
- Don E. Wilson
- Environmental ScienceBiodiversity & Conservation
Red tree vole │Arborimus longicaudus The secretive nocturnal red tree vole is one of least studied and most specialized voles in North America. It is found only along the coast and in the Western…
Demography and natural history of the common fruit bat, Artibeus jamaicensis, on Barro Colorado Island, Panamá
Bats were marked and monitored on Barro Colorado Island, Panama, to study seasonal and annual variation in distribution, abundance, and natural history from 1975 through 1980, and data gathered advances knowledge about flocking; abundance; feeding strategies; social behavior; species richness; population structure and stability.
RELATIVE BRAIN SIZE AND FEEDING STRATEGIES IN THE CHIROPTERA
The authors measured the cranial capacities of 225 species of bats from 14 families including all families and genera previously studied by Stephan and Pirlot (1970) to confirm their conclusions about encephalization and refine their first order correlation with dietary specializations.