Biological Anthropology: An Introductory Reader

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A recent book, The Meme Machine, offers an introduction to the subject of memes. blending inheritance: The historically influential but factually erroneous theory that organisms contain a blend of their parents' hereditary factors and pass that blend on to their offspring. The latest zoological development can be viewed by regular updates. The scientists detailed their findings in the Feb. 8 issue of the journal Science. In a society infused with Christianity, it's not hard to imagine who the lion fathers represented.

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Sensory Receptors and Signal Transduction (Modern Cell

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The heart of mammals is very efficient because it is four-chambered. Few Europeans ever saw lions, native to Africa and Asia. The American Midland Naturalist. 133(1): 18-35. [25953] 184. Dark brown to black feet and tail; dark mask below eyes. This fluid functions in place of several organ systems in the higher animals. The Honolulu Zoo Society has joined AmazonSmile, a simple and automatic way for you to support the Honolulu Zoological Society every time you shop, at no cost to you.

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Plasticity in the Nervous System (Monographs in

John K. Young

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Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station: 39-55. [71079] 25. The following studies all report increased deer mouse populations following logging or logging and slash-burning: Oregon: in clearcuts in Douglas-fir forests; deer mice were present in all successional stages with no strong correlation between habitat features and deer mouse abundance [ 25, 44, 58, 59 ] British Columbia: in 15- to 17-year old clearcuts in Pacific silver fir (Abies amabilis)-western hemlock (Tsuga heterophylla)-mountain hemlock (T. mertensiana); deer mice were the most abundant rodents in all stages [ 126 ] northwestern California: in clearcut and slash-burned Douglas-fir [ 123 ] Wyoming: in lodgepole pine, Douglas-fir, and climax Engelmann spruce (Picea engelmannii) stands [ 19 ] central Colorado: in small circular clearcuts in Engelmann spruce-subalpine fir (Abies lasiocarpa) stands [ 103 ] Southwest: in ponderosa pine; deer mouse abundance increased directly with increased amounts of slash [ 22 ] New Mexico and Arizona: after fall thinning of pinyon-juniper woodlands; there was a negative correlation between juniper stocking density and deer mouse abundance [ 2 ] Arizona: deer mouse abundance was positively correlated with slash in pinyon-juniper woodlands [ 68 ] in harvested ponderosa pine where cull logs and large diameter limbs were left scattered rather than piled [ 46 ] West Virginia: in clearcut plots in coniferous forest [ 66 ] The following studies report no change or decreased deer mouse numbers with logging: West Virginia: in clearcuts in deciduous forests; although deer mice decreased after logging, they were the most abundant rodent on all plots [ 66 ]; deer mice were slightly more abundant in older hardwood stands than in other stages including recently harvested areas, but were present in all seres [ 16 ] Alaska: deer mice were more numerous on timbered habitat than in clearcuts; however, traplines in clearcuts were 2,000 feet (600 m) from the nearest tree seed source [ 53 ] Grazing Effects: In northern Nevada and southern Idaho high elevation riparian areas within big sagebrush habitat, there were more deer mice in grazed areas than in ungrazed areas on a sagebrush-dominated study site; however, on an aspen and willow (Salix spp.)-dominated study site there were more deer mice on the ungrazed site than the grazed site [ 23 ].

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Mammalogy

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Creepiness is just a hop, skip and jump away. Many more species become extinct, or potentially will become extinct, without gaining public notice. Predators, hunger, noise, parasites, and environmental pollution are just a few of the challenges animals in the wild must contend with every day. They live in family groups led by a stallion. There are 20 kinds of transfer RNA molecules, one for each of the 20 main amino acids. Tagholders shall be accompanied by a nonhunting, licensed adult chaperon 18 years of age or older while hunting.

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Warthogs (Safari Animals (Paperback))

Katherine Walden

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Tropical rainforests are home to many kinds of mammals, ranging in size from tiny mouse lemurs to the African forest elephant. These learned behaviors involve procedures that are conducted on a regular basis, and may include mouth and eye examinations, the collection of blood, blowhole, urine, and fecal samples, as well as ultrasound examinations necessary for monitoring pregnancies in females. Most mammals are placental mammals, like cats, dogs, horses, and people.

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Elk: Behavior, Ecology, Conservation (Wildlife)

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The 360-mile² (930 km²) Mead Deer Yard on the Upper Peninsula of Michigan supported an estimated 43,000 white-tailed deer during the winter of 1987 (Ozoga 1995 cited in [ 94 ]). The Siberian tiger (Panthera tigris altaica), also known as the Amur, Manchurian or North China tiger, is confined almost completely to Siberia, where it is now protected. They are also capable of regulating their body temperature. The organization addresses questions commonly asked by students seeking a career in marine mammal science, as well as provides suggestions for planning education and work experience.

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Puffins For Kids (Amazing Animal Books For Young Readers

John Davidson

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Drewa, Paul B.; Platt, William J.; Moser, E. For many years, a variety of animal species have participated in special programs with people with physical disabilities and mental health concerns. Avians (birds) and mammals are warm-blooded. Marine mammals such as whales may be virtually hairless. Today, fewer than 10,000 Striped Hyenas exist, earning them the ‘threatened’ badge. Dolphins, for example, often continue to offer behaviors long after they have eaten all of their food, seeming to do so simply for the positive interaction with their trainers.

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Meerkat Manor: Flower Of The Kalahari

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However, the bear leave the den out of necessity during hibernation to sustain him. Sour cream is used widely in eastern European cooking; crème fraîche is more popular in France. Thus, they concluded that northern whitecedar yard rehabilitation should only be attempted where either: 1) white-tailed deer density could be closely controlled through antlerless harvest; 2) the existing herd could be drawn away from regenerating areas through annual logging of northern whitecedar in other areas; or 3) a large (40-158 acre (16-64 ha)) area could be completely logged in 5 to 10 years, leaving no shelter to attract white-tailed deer during winter [ 435 ].

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Through Cougar's Eyes: Life Lessons From One Man's Best

David Raber

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For example, an allometric relation exists between brain size and body size, such that (in this case) animals with bigger bodies tend to have bigger brains. In addition, there are a few small groups of bilaterians with relatively similar structure whose relationships with other animals are not well-established. The effects of provisioning on maternal care in wild bottlenose dolphins, Shark Bay, Western Australia. Sponges provide shelter for other marine animals including brittle stars, fish, shrimp and worms.

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Mountain Lions (Naturebooks: Carnivores)

Maura Gouck

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For the purpose of these regulations a forked-horn buck is defined as a male deer having a branched antler on either side with the branch in the upper two-thirds of the antler. These results were attributed to the generally more diverse habitat, higher mortality of Ashe juniper, large area burned, and extensive sprouting of desirable browse species (e.g., flameleaf sumac, Texas live oak, and netleaf hackberry (Celtis reticulata)).

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