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Mustelidae

Known as: Mustelid, Mustelids 
A family of terrestrial carnivores with long, slender bodies, long tails, and anal scent glands. They include badgers, weasels, martens, FERRETS… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
BackgroundAdaptive radiation, the evolution of ecological and phenotypic diversity from a common ancestor, is a central concept… Expand
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
SummaryMicrotine rodents are known to show extreme population variations (cycles) but non-cyclic populations have also been… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
SummaryWe studied responses of stoats and least weasels to fluctuating vole abundances during seven winters in western Finland… Expand
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Abstract Of the 31 species of exotic mammals that have current wild or feral populations confirmed in New Zealand, at least 25… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The purpose of this study was to determine the higher-level phylogenetic relationships among Carnivora, using a conditional data… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Abstract Two parallel studies were performed with members of very different cultures—industrialized American and traditional… Expand
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
The control of predators for nature conservation purposes is becoming an increasingly important issue. The growing populations of… Expand
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
Abstract Theory predicts that generalist predators will switch to alternative prey when preferred foods are not readily available… Expand
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1993
Highly Cited
1993
THE four-year cycle of microtine rodents in boreal and arctic regions was first described in 1924 (ref. 1). Competing hypotheses… Expand
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
In the past 1000 years New Zealand has experienced a major 'extinction event', losing 40-50% of the avifauna, at least 50% of the… Expand
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