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Badgers

Dale F. Lott

in American Bison: A Natural History

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233386
eISBN:
9780520930742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233386.003.0015
Subject:
Biology, Natural History and Field Guides

Badgers are carnivorous digging machines. They have short, powerful limbs; long, strong claws; a wedge-shaped head; and no noticeable neck. Out on the Great Plains, that means a lot of prairie dogs ... More


Ferrets

Dale F. Lott

in American Bison: A Natural History

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233386
eISBN:
9780520930742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233386.003.0018
Subject:
Biology, Natural History and Field Guides

Black-footed ferrets are in the same family as badgers but aren't in the same class as diggers. Long, low, and slender, they find prairie dog tunnels to be just their size. So they simply move into a ... More


First Acquaintance

J.F. COAKLEY

in The Church of the East and the Church of England: A History of the Archbishop of Canterbury's Assyrian Mission

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198267447
eISBN:
9780191683268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267447.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Church History

This chapter begins with a description of the Church of the East. The Church of the East is simply the church of the ancient Persian Empire with a history dating back to the planting of anonymous ... More


The Pleistocene Fossils of Porcupine Cave, Colorado: Spatial Distribution and Taphonomic Overview

Anthony D. Barnosky, Christopher J. Bell, Robert G. Raynolds, and Louis H. Taylor

in Biodiversity Response to Climate Change in the Middle Pleistocene: The Porcupine Cave Fauna from Colorado

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520240827
eISBN:
9780520930858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520240827.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Porcupine Cave is the richest source of information on Irvingtonian-age vertebrates. Hundreds of thousands of vertebrate fossils have been recovered from Porcupine Cave, with thousands of ... More


Age and Correlation of Key Fossil Sites in Porcupine Cave

Anthony D. Barnosky and Christopher J. Bell

in Biodiversity Response to Climate Change in the Middle Pleistocene: The Porcupine Cave Fauna from Colorado

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520240827
eISBN:
9780520930858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520240827.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter assesses how key deposits in the cave (Pit, DMNH Velvet Room excavation, CM Velvet Room excavation, Badger Room) relate temporally to each other, to some other localities in the cave, ... More


Biology of Wood Rats as Cave Dwellers and Collectors

Robert B. Finley Jr.

in Biodiversity Response to Climate Change in the Middle Pleistocene: The Porcupine Cave Fauna from Colorado

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520240827
eISBN:
9780520930858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520240827.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Wood rats, genus Neotoma, are terrestrial rodents of the family Muridae. This chapter describes the basic ecology of bushytailed wood rats, Neotoma cinerea, and how they leave evidence of their ... More


Pliocene and Pleistocene Horses from Porcupine Cave

Eric Scott

in Biodiversity Response to Climate Change in the Middle Pleistocene: The Porcupine Cave Fauna from Colorado

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520240827
eISBN:
9780520930858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520240827.003.0020
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter discusses the criteria used to identify the equid fossils found in Porcupine Cave. Perissodactyl fossils from Porcupine Cave are relatively rare, represented by only 56 fragments of ... More


Irvingtonian Mammals from the Badger Room in Porcupine Cave: Age, Taphonomy, Climate, and Ecology

Alan B. Shabel, Anthony D. Barnosky, Tonya Van Leuvan, Faysal Bibi, and Matthew H. Kaplane

in Biodiversity Response to Climate Change in the Middle Pleistocene: The Porcupine Cave Fauna from Colorado

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520240827
eISBN:
9780520930858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520240827.003.0022
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter describes fossil deposits of mammals in the Badger Room of Porcupine Cave. The Badger Room is a small chamber in the Porcupine Cave system located approximately 25 m from the modern ... More


Badgers and bovine tuberculosis: beyond perturbation to life cycle analysis

David W. Macdonald, Rosie Woodroffe, and Philip Riordan

in Wildlife Conservation on Farmland Volume 2: Conflict in the countryside

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198745501
eISBN:
9780191821776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745501.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

The involvement of badgers Meles meles in the transmission of bovine tuberculosis (bTB) in cattle in the UK, and attempts to control the disease in cattle by killing badgers, has been among the most ... More


Borderlands Redemption: Protestants Negotiate the Ohio River Valley

Philip N. Mulder

in Borderland Narratives: Negotiation and Accommodation in North America's Contested Spaces, 1500-1850

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813054957
eISBN:
9780813053400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054957.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines the range of approaches that Protestant missionaries took to their work in Ohio. In particular, it shows how Presbyterian Joseph Badger brought redemption to Ohio. Beginning in ... More


Asian badgers—the same, only different: how diversity among badger societies informs socio-ecological theory and challenges conservation

Youbing Zhou, Chris Newman, Yayoi Kaneko, Christina D. Buesching, Wenwen Chen, Zhao-Min Zhou, Zongqiang Xie, and David W. Macdonald

in Biology and Conservation of Musteloids

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198759805
eISBN:
9780191820519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759805.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Of thirteen extant species of true badger, eleven have a distribution in Asia, as do the more loosely affiliated stink- and honey-badgers. Even though these badgers show superficial similarities, ... More


Ecotypic variation affects the conservation of North American badgers endangered along their northern range extent

Richard D. Weir, Trevor A. Kinley, Richard W. Klafki, and Clayton D. Apps

in Biology and Conservation of Musteloids

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198759805
eISBN:
9780191820519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759805.003.0019
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter is based on ecological information on 82 radio-tagged badgers (39 F, 43 M) among three study populations in British Columbia, Canada between 1996 and 2010, data that were collected to ... More


European badgers and the control of bovine tuberculosis in the United Kingdom

Rosie Woodroffe and Christl A. Donnelly

in Biology and Conservation of Musteloids

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198759805
eISBN:
9780191820519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759805.003.0020
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

The European badger has become infamous because of its incompletely understood role in the spread of bovive tuberculosis to cattle, despite in actuality being directly implicated in only 5.7% of herd ... More


Meline mastery of meteorological mayhem: the effects of climate changeability on European badger population dynamics

Chris Newman, Christina D. Buesching, and David W. Macdonald

in Biology and Conservation of Musteloids

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198759805
eISBN:
9780191820519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759805.003.0021
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Adaptation to climatic conditions is a major ecological and evolutionary driver. Long-term study of European badger population dynamics in Oxfordshire reveals that rainfall and temperature patterns ... More


Population Cycles of Small Rodents in Fennoscandia

Ilkka Hanski and Heikki Henttonen

in Population Cycles: The Case for Trophic Interactions

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195140989
eISBN:
9780197561751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195140989.003.0007
Subject:
Environmental Science, Applied Ecology

The earliest records of small rodents in Fennos candia date back to the sixteenth century. Ziegler (1532) and Magnus (1555) reported mass occurrences of the Norwegian lemming (Lemmus lemmus), which ... More


Soil Development in the Jornada Basin

H. Curtis Monger

in Structure and Function of a Chihuahuan Desert Ecosystem: The Jornada Basin Long-Term Ecological Research Site

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195117769
eISBN:
9780197561201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195117769.003.0008
Subject:
Environmental Science, Applied Ecology

Soils of the Jornada Basin are the substrate on which Jornada ecosystems reside and interact. Understanding soils and plant–soil feedback processes have been integral to understanding vegetation ... More


Restorationists and New Movements in North America

Douglas A. Foster

in The Oxford History of Protestant Dissenting Traditions, Volume III: The Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780199683710
eISBN:
9780191823923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199683710.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Theology

The American Revolution inspired new movements with a longing to restore what they believed was a primitive and pure form of the church, uncorrupted by the accretions of the centuries. Unlike most ... More


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