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Variation in Ursid Life HistoriesIs: Is There an Outlier?

Garshelis David L.

in Giant Pandas: Biology and Conservation

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520238671
eISBN:
9780520930162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238671.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter reports that the giant panda is most divergent taxonomically and has some distinctive life-history traits, such as a specialized but nonnutritive diet, exceedingly small cubs at birth, ... More


Morphometrics, demographics, and genetic viability

M.G.L. Mills and M.E.J. Mills

in Kalahari Cheetahs: Adaptations to an arid region

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198712145
eISBN:
9780191780639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198712145.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Morphometric data showed that southern Kalahari male cheetahs are larger than females and coalition males are larger than single males. Both tend to be smaller than cheetahs from other regions. The ... More


Reproductive Rates in Fluctuating Populations

Charles J. Krebs

in Population Fluctuations in Rodents

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226010359
eISBN:
9780226010496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226010496.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Rodents are well known for their high rates of reproduction. A vole population with an adult weight of 30 grams would increase fivefold over a year while an 80-gram lemming would increase about three ... More


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