Habitat structure and predators: choices and consequences for rodent habitat specialists and generalists

@article{Wywialowski2004HabitatSA,
  title={Habitat structure and predators: choices and consequences for rodent habitat specialists and generalists},
  author={A. Wywialowski},
  journal={Oecologia},
  year={2004},
  volume={72},
  pages={39-45}
}
  • A. Wywialowski
  • Published 2004
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Oecologia
  • SummaryBoth habitat structure and risk of predation are thought to influence rodent community composition in different habitats, but experiments on the degree to which these factors determine the use of habitat by rodents are lacking. I sought to discover (1) if cover density altered habitat choice and (2) if cover density affected the vulnerability to predators of two rodents, a habitat specialist and a habitat generalist. In laboratory experiments, the habitat specialist, the red-backed vole… CONTINUE READING
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