Habitat use by three rat species ( Rattus spp . ) on an island without other mammalian predators

@inproceedings{Harper2006HabitatUB,
  title={Habitat use by three rat species ( Rattus spp . ) on an island without other mammalian predators},
  author={Grant A. Harper},
  year={2006}
}
Ship rats (Rattus rattus) were removed from sites on Pearl Island, southern Stewart Island, in 2004 and 2005, to test whether they excluded Pacific rats (R. exulans) or Norway rats (R. norvegicus) or both from podocarp-broadleaf forest. As predators can influence habitat use in rodents, Pearl Island was selected because no mammalian predators of rodents are… CONTINUE READING