Open Access Articles

Data collected on life-history parameters of known-age animals from the northern (NR) and southern resident (SR) killer whales (Orcinus orca) of the eastern North Pacific were compared with life-histo...
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Todd R. Robeck, Kevin Willis, Michael R. Scarpuzzi, Justine K. O’Brien. 2015. Comparisons of life-history parameters between free-ranging and captive killer whale (Orcinus orca) populations for application toward species management. Journal of Mammalogy 96(5):1055-1070.
Knowledge of feeding habits of small rodents is necessary for understanding food webs, trophic structure, and plant–animal interactions in Neotropical forests. Despite several studies that have ...
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Catherine Teresa Sahley, Klauss Cervantes, Victor Pacheco, Edith Salas, Diego Paredes, Alfonso Alonso. 2015. Diet of a sigmodontine rodent assemblage in a Peruvian montane forest. Journal of Mammalogy 96(5):1071-1080.
For effective species management, understanding population structure and distribution is critical. However, quantifying population structure is not always straightforward. Within the Southern Hemisphe...
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Naysa E. Balcazar, Joy S. Tripovich, Holger Klinck, Sharon L. Nieukirk, David K. Mellinger, Robert P. Dziak, Tracey L. Rogers. 2015. Calls reveal population structure of blue whales across the southeast Indian Ocean and the southwest Pacific Ocean. Journal of Mammalogy 96(6):1184-1193.
Chrysopteron Jentink, 1910 is 1 of the 7 subgenera of Myotis Kaup, 1829 recognized by Tate that traditionally comprises Asian and African species characterized by conspicuously parti-co...
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Csorba, G., C Chou, M. Ruedi, T. Görföl, M. Motokawa, S. Wiantoro, V.D. Thong, N.T. Son, L. Lin, and N. Furey. 2014. The reds and the yellows: a review of Asian Chrysopteron Jentink, 1910 (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae: Myotis). Journal of Mammalogy 95(4):663-678.
Robinson’s mouse opossum (Marmosa robinsoni) typically inhabits xeric shrublands, savannas, and deciduous forests from Panama through Colombia and Venezuela, to the islands of Trinidad, Tobago, ...
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Gutierrez, E.G., R.P. Anderson, R.S. Voss, J. Ochoa-G, M. Aguilera, and S.A. Jansa. 2014. Phylogeography of Marmosa robinsoni: insights into the biogeography of dry forests in northern South America. Journal of Mammalogy 95:1175-1188.
The incorporation of dietary macronutrients and associated isotopic signatures of carbon (C13) and nitrogen (N15) into animal tissues is a result of the interaction between growth, nutritional status,...
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Ben-David, M., S. D. Newsome, and J. P. Whiteman. 2012. Lipid and amino acid composition influence incorporation and discrimination of 13C and 15N in mink. Journal of Mammalogy 93(2):399-412.
A new species of Hipposideros is described from Vietnam. Morphologically, it is similar to taxa in the Hipposideros armiger complex but is substantially smaller. The new species, which has been found ...
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Thong, V. D., S. J. Puechmaille, A. Denzinger, C. Dietz, G. Csorba, P. J. J. Bates, E. C. Teeling, and H.-U. Schnitzler. 2012. A new species of Hipposideros (Chiroptera: Hipposideridae) from Vietnam. Journal of Mammalogy 93(1):1-11.
Stable isotopes in metabolically inert tissues of migratory animals can be used to infer migratory and dispersal histories. The general approach for estimating geographic origins of migratory animals ...
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Wunder, W. B.. 2012. Determining geographic patterns of migration and dispersal using stable isotopes in keratins. Journal of Mammalogy 93(2):360-367.
Coyotes (Canis latrans) occur across North America in many types of ecosystems, including urban areas, yet certain aspects of coyote behavior remain obscure. Previous observational studies have provid...
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Hennessy, C. A., J. Dubach and S. D. Gehrt. 2012. Long-term pair bonding and genetic evidence for monogamy among urban coyotes (Canis latrans). Journal of Mammalogy 93(3):732-742.
Dietary carbon is oxidized and exhaled as CO2, thus C13breath values can provide information on diet and substrate use for energy. However, physiological phenomena such as fat deposition and fasting c...
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Whiteman, J. P., K. A. Greller, H. J. Harlow, L. A. Felicetti, K. D. Rode, and M. Ben-David. 2012. Carbon isotopes in exhaled breath track metabolic substrates in brown bears (Ursus arctos). Journal of Mammalogy 93(2):413-421.