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Burrow plugging is readily observed among mammals adapted for digging (i.e., fossorial mammals) as they create and maintain their… Expand SummaryA model for calculating the energy cost of burrowing by fossorial rodents is presented and used to examine the energetics… Expand Understanding how climatic change impacts biological diversity is critical to conservation. Yet despite demonstrated effects of… Expand Summary1.Fossorial rodent burrows exhibit relatively stable environmental conditions with regard to light, y. However, vastly… Expand SummaryWe examined the estimated sizes of Thomomys talpoides in the diets of Bubo virginianus (1,505 g), Tyto alba (437 g), and… Expand Much effort has been focussed on understanding the luminescence properties of natural minerals to achieve a reliable, accurate… Expand Many attempts have been made to link invasions of exotic plants to specific plant traits and key attributes of invaded ecosystems… Expand Herbivory often operates through a feedback in which herbivores affect the success and location of plants, which in turn affects… Expand Abstract 1. 1. Blood properties of valley pocket gophers, Thomomys bottae, and laboratory rats, Rattus novegicus, were examined… Expand The life history and ecology of the Digger pine pocket gopher (Thomomys bottae mewa) are here reported. Most of the data were… Expand