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The natural history of weasels and stoats : ecology, behavior, and management

Author: C M King; Roger A Powell
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Both kinds of knowledge are brought together - observations for the traditional naturalist and rigorous measurements and interpretations for modern scientists, integrated into a single, readable account. This edition provides a comprehensive summary of the extensive advances over the last 15 years.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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King, C.M. (Carolyn M.).
Natural history of weasels and stoats.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
(DLC) 2005029909
(OCoLC)62089933
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: C M King; Roger A Powell
ISBN: 9780198041139 0198041136 1429402989 9781429402989 9786610846153 6610846154
OCLC Number: 71794138
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 446 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Contents; 1 Weaselly Distinguished, Stoatally Different; 2 Hair-Trigger Mouse Traps with Teeth; 3 Molt and Winter Whitening; 4 Body Size; 5 Food; 6 Hunting Behavior; 7 The Impact of Predation by Weasels on Populations of Natural Prey; 8 Adjustable Living Spaces; 9 Reproduction; 10 Populations: Density and Breeding Success; 11 Populations: Survival and Mortality; 12 Human Attitudes to Weasels in Their Native Environments; 13 Stoats as Introduced Pests in New Zealand; 14 Puzzles: Sexual Dimorphism, Delayed Implantation, and Coexistence among Weasel Species; Appendix; References; Index.
Responsibility: Carolyn M. King and Roger A Powell ; with illustrations by Consie Powell.
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Both kinds of knowledge are brought together - observations for the traditional naturalist and rigorous measurements and interpretations for modern scientists, integrated into a single, readable account. This edition provides a comprehensive summary of the extensive advances over the last 15 years.

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