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PREVALENCE OF SHIGA TOXIN–PRODUCING ESCHERICHIA COLI AND SALMONELLA ENTERICA IN ROCK PIGEONS CAPTURED IN FORT COLLINS, COLORADO
The potential role of rock pigeons (Columba livia) in the epidemiology of shiga toxin– producing Escherichia coli (STEC) and Salmonella enterica is unclear. Our objective was to determine theExpand
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Livestock guard dogs reduce predation on domestic sheep in Colorado.
We surveyed the effectiveness of livestock guard dogs for reducing predation on domestic sheep in Colorado during 1993. The number of producers using dogs increased from about 25 in 1986 to >159 inExpand
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Adaptive divergence despite strong genetic drift: genomic analysis of the evolutionary mechanisms causing genetic differentiation in the island fox (Urocyon littoralis)
The evolutionary mechanisms generating the tremendous biodiversity of islands have long fascinated evolutionary biologists. Genetic drift and divergent selection are predicted to be strong on islandsExpand
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Effects of ingested tungsten-bismuth-tin shot on captive mallards
Steel shot is required for waterfowl hunting in the United States, but hunter dissatisfaction with steel's perceived ballistic performance has reduced compliance with steel shot laws, contributed toExpand
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Variation in coyote diets associated with season and successional changes in vegetation
Diets of coyotes (Canis latrans) on the Rob and Bessie Welder Wildlife Refuge (WWR) in south Texas were determined from analyses of scats collected during 1961-62, 1973-74, 1975-76, and 1978-79.Expand
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Use of Livestock Guarding Animals to Reduce Predation on Livestock
) has been a major problem faced bydomestic sheep, goat (NASS, 2000), andcattle (NASS, 2001) producers. Preda-tors were reported to kill 273,000 sheepand lambs (NASS, 2000) and 147,000cattle andExpand
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LONG-TERM TRENDS IN MULE DEER PREGNANCY AND FETAL RATES IN COLORADO
Abstract Mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus) fawn:doe (f:d) ratios in December have declined by 0.015 fawns/doe/year from 1972 through 1995 in Colorado, USA. To determine whether lower pregnancy or fetalExpand
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Effectiveness of capsaicin and bitrex repellents for deterring browsing by captive mule deer
Because mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus) and white-tailed deer (O. virginianus) cause extensive and costly damage to orchards, nurseries, shelterbelts, and ornamental plantings in Colorado, weExpand
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