Vertebrate animals, generally large, with skin covered by hair and large brain cavities. Females have mammary glands for feeding the young, who are usually born quite mature.
Flying by Night: USGS Scientists Put Technology to Work on Bats [ More info] Short description of techniques used to monitor migration patterns and behavior of bats in New Mexico.
Frequent arousal from hibernation linked to severity of infection and mortality in bats with white-nose syndrome [ More info] By attaching data loggers to bats, we found bats infected with white-nose syndrome awoke from hibernation more frequently, which may contribute to increased mortality.
Grizzly bear and black bear ecology [ More info] Summaries of research projects on black bear and grizzly ecology and ecosystems supporting the populations and bibliography of related publications.
Integrated Science: Florida Manatees and Everglades Hydrology [ More info] Description of research and monitoring work proposed for 2008 to combine hydrologic models with manatee distribution and movement models near and within Everglades National Park.
Interagency Grizzly Bear Study Team (IGBST) [ More info] Description of research program for immediate and long-term management of grizzly bears (Ursus arctos horribilis) inhabiting the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Includes links to reports in PDF format and cooperating organizations.
Investigating White-Nose Syndrome in Bats [ More info] Explains the nature and history of this fungal infection that is killing large numbers of bats in the northeast US.
Is science in danger of sanctifying the wolf? [ More info] What does it mean that beneficial trophic cascades (side effects) of wolf population restoration are questioned by recent research?
Management and Research Applications of Long-range Surveillance Radar Data for Birds, Bats, and Flying Insects [ More info] Explains how radar can be used to measure the density, speed, direction, altitude, and location of flocks of animals in flight.
Monitoring grizzly bear populations using DNA [ More info] Description of project monitoring the status of Greater Glacier National Park Area's grizzly bear and black bear populations using genetic techniques on DNA from bear hair or scats without handling bears, with photos and discussion of methods.
Nonindigenous mammal distribution information [ More info] Descriptions of mammals and examples of the deleterious effects of nonindigenous species, with links to distribution maps, species lists and related information on mammals.
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