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The Biology of ground-dwelling squirrels

The Biology of ground-dwelling squirrels

annual cycles, behavioral ecology, and sociality

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Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ground squirrels -- Behavior -- Congresses,
  • Prairie dogs -- Behavior -- Congresses,
  • Marmots -- Behavior -- Congresses,
  • Social behavior in animals -- Congresses,
  • Mammals -- Behavior -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Jan O. Murie and Gail R. Michener.
    ContributionsMurie, Jan O., Michener, Gail R.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL737.R68 B518 1984
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 459 p. :
    Number of Pages459
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3183294M
    ISBN 100803230907
    LC Control Number83026035

    (Book review). The Biology of Ground-dwelling Squirrels. Journal of Mammalogy Johns, P. E., M. H. Smith, and R. K. Chesser. Annual cycles of the kidney fat index in a Southeastern white-tailed deer herd. Jorunal of Wildlife Management man ). Nonmarmotine ground squirrels have a reproduc-tive pattern similar to that of tree squirrels, a pattern intermediate between those of marmotines and flying squirrels. The reproductive profile of marmotines is distinctive and highly specialized (Hayssen a). This speciose, well-studied, ground-dwelling tribe has large body size.

    Final 1- Squirrel Approachability This topic submitted by Jocelyn Haugen, Bradley Walker, Nicole Brasseur, Whitney Airgood ([email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]) on 10/24/ Biological information: a skeptical look at some central dogmas of molecular biology. In S. Sarkar, ed., The Philosophy and History of Molecular Biology: New Perspectives. Dordrecht: Kluwer, pp. –

    ground squirrel, name applied to certain terrestrial rodents of the squirrel squirrel, name for small or medium-sized rodents of the family Sciuridae, found throughout the world except in Australia, Madagascar, and the polar regions; it is applied especially to the tree-living species. Most species of squirrels are active during the daytime. Some ground-dwelling squirrels will hibernate in the winter. Highly territorial, squirrels usually expel intruders from their "home turf." That’s why you may see a red squirrel or even a chipmunk chase off a much larger gray squirrel. Long-lived for rodents, squirrels average years File Size: 1MB.


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Based on a Symposium Held in Banff, Alberta, September October 3, Squirrels are members of the family Sciuridae, a family that includes small or medium-size squirrel family includes tree squirrels, ground squirrels, chipmunks, marmots (including groundhogs), flying squirrels, and prairie dogs amongst other rodents.

Squirrels are indigenous to the Americas, Eurasia, and Africa, and were introduced by humans to : Mammalia. Jan O. Murie is the author of The Biology of Ground-Dwelling Squirrels ( avg rating, 3 ratings, 1 review, published ) and The Grizzlies of Mount /5.

Abstract. Although ground squirrels (Spermophilus) and prairie dogs (Cynomys) are among the most intensively studied groups of mammals with respect to their ecology and behavior, a well-resolved phylogeny has not been available to provide a framework for comparative and historical used complete mitochondrial cytochrome b sequences to construct a phylogeny that includes all 43 Cited by: Students and I have investigated a range of questions that emerge at the nexus of a study of living and fossil ground-dwelling squirrels, often in collaboration with external colleagues, thus informing our understanding of the biology–and paleobiology–of this species-rich : Tom Goodwin.

The biology of ground-dwelling squirrels: annual cycles, behavioral ecology, and sociality. University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln. (Received Wildlife Society Award for Editorship, ). ground-dwelling squirrels Ground-dwelling squirrels are active during the day.

They spend the night (and also take refuge) in subterranean burrows. Most species hibernate during the winter and produce one litter ( pups) in the spring.

In the Pacific Northwest there are 19 species of ground-dwelling squirrels, belonging to 5 evolutionary groups. Orcutt, John D. and Hopkins, Samantha S. Oligo-Miocene climate change and mammal body-size evolution in the northwest United States: a test of Bergmann's Rule.

Paleobiology, Vol. wildlife publication awards The Society’s Wildlife Publication Awards recognize excellence in scientific literature of wildlife biology and management issued within the last three years.

The publications selected are characterized by originality of research or thought and a high scholastic standard in the manner of presentation. Belding's ground squirrels (Spermophilus beldingi) give acoustically distinct alarm calls to aerial and terrestrial predators.

The animals typically give multiple-note trills to predatory mammals, and single-note whistles to flying hawks. During a 9-year study of free-living S. beldingi at Tioga Pass, California, the adaptive significance of the whistle call was by: The Ecology of Social Behavior explores the relationships between ecology and the origins and maintenance of social behavior.

The chapters in this book suggest that a consideration of ecological factors is necessary to any paradigm that tries to explain the origins and maintenance of social behavior. Reproductive Biology of a Tropical, Non-Hibernating Ground Squirrel.

reproduction in squirrels, I conclude that climate is the most critical, and nutrition, predation, and allometry are less Author: Jane M Waterman.

Biology ETDs Electronic Theses and Dissertations Spring Pattern and Process in the Radiation of Ground-dwelling Squirrels Bryan S. McLean University of New Mexico - Main Campus Follow this and additional works at: Part of theBiology Commons, and theEcology and Evolutionary Biology Commons.Morphologically, the ground-dwelling squirrels are herbivores, however, nearly all of the ground-dwelling squirrels have omnivorous diets to a degree.

The diet of some squirrels, such as the chipmunks, are composed primarily of seeds and nuts while the diet of Spermophilus and Marmota species tend to be composed of mainly grasses and forbs.References such as Squirrels of the West, (Harston ), Squirrels A Wildlife Handbook (Long ), Mammals of North America (Chapman and Feldhamer ), Smithsonian Book of Mammals of North America (Wilson and Ruff ), Natural History of Squirrels (Gurnell ), Hand-rearing Infant Tree Squirrels (Hanes ), and Squirrel Rehabilitation.