Female striped mice (Rhabdomys pumilio) change their home ranges in response to seasonal variation in food availability

@article{Schradin2006FemaleSM,
  title={Female striped mice (Rhabdomys pumilio) change their home ranges in response to seasonal variation in food availability},
  author={C. Schradin and N. Pillay},
  journal={Behavioral Ecology},
  year={2006},
  volume={17},
  pages={452-458}
}
Animals may respond to seasonally changing environments with physiological and behavioral strategies. Whereas migration is a behavioral strategy used by many taxa, it may not be an option for small mammals. However, small mammals can seasonally vary the area of habitat in which they are active. The striped mouse Rhabdomys pumilio in the semiarid Succulent Karoo of South Africa lives in a seasonal environment, characterized by hot, dry summers with low food abundance and cold, wet winters… Expand

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