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Biology of desert rodents.

Biology of desert rodents.

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Published by Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Basin.
    • Subjects:
    • Rodents -- Great Basin.,
    • Desert animals -- Great Basin.,
    • Mammals -- Great Basin.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesGreat Basin naturalist memoirs,, no. 7
      ContributionsBrigham Young University.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL737.R6 B56 1983
      The Physical Object
      Pagination134 p. :
      Number of Pages134
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2901868M
      LC Control Number84130160

      Such variation in physical and vegetational features will be paralleled by variations in the species and diversity of rodent faunas exploiting them (Zahavi & Wahrman, ; Chew & Chew, ). Arid grasslands with intermixed Artemesia characterize a semi-desert habitat over much of the extreme western edge of the Great Plains of the United by: Discover the amazing ways animals adapt to the most extreme regions on Earth. Fiery temps and little rain make the desert a difficult place to survive. But several animals from fennec foxes to kangaroo rats have adapted to these harsh conditions. Find out how their unique behaviors and body parts allow them to call this biome home/5.

      Muridae: Mice & Rats. The rats and mice are among the most sucessful mammal groups on Earth. They are adaptable creatures that can inhabit almost any environment. The Sonoran Desert, with its great diversity of habitats, is blessed with an abundance and a wide variety of these fascinating creatures.   Deserts are not just the hot, dry environments we see in pictures with camels and cactus. Some deserts are so cold that the ground stays frozen in ice. Let's learn about desert Animals, Plants and.

      Laboratory Animal Medicine, Third Edition, is a fully revised publication from the American College of Laboratory Medicine’s acclaimed blue book series. It presents an up-to-date volume that offers the most thorough coverage of the biology, health, and care of laboratory animals. The Kangaroo Rat is probably the most misunderstood animal in the desert. They don't drink water; they only eat seeds, this is where their moisture comes from. They are chased and hunted continually. They are the favorite food of Kit Foxes, Coyotes, Snakes, and Owls. And look at him, the cutest thing in the desert.


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Genre/Form: Conference proceedings: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Biology of desert rodents. Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University, What little we know of the biology of desert invertebrates stems largely from inferences based on intensive and repeated observations.

Such informa­ tion is not gained easily, since despite the actual abundance of these animals, relatively few of. This book offers a concise but comprehensive introduction to desert ecology and adopts a strong evolutionary focus. As with other titles in the Biology of Habitats Series, the emphasis in the book is on the organisms that dominate this harsh environment, although theoretical and experimental aspects are also : $ This book offers a concise but comprehensive introduction to desert ecology and adopts a strong evolutionary focus.

As with other titles in the Biology of Habitats Series, the emphasis in the book is on the organisms that dominate this harsh environment, although theoretical and experimental aspects are also discussed.

Description Desert Biology: Special Topics on the Physical and Biological Aspects on Arid Regions, Volume I covers the biology, geophysical Biology of desert rodents.

book, and ways of life in arid regions. This book is composed of 11 chapters, and begins with a brief description of a desert community, the Merkhiyat Jebels, with its diverse fauna and flora.

Description Desert Biology: Special Topics on the Physical and Biological Aspects on Arid Regions, Volume I covers the biology, geophysical characteristics, and ways of life in arid regions. This book is composed of 11 chapters, and begins with a brief description Biology of desert rodents. book a desert community, the Merkhiyat Jebels, with its diverse fauna and Edition: 1.

Each chapter features a description of the particular desert biome, a map showing its location, and a double-page spread illustrating the variety of wildlife there. The second section focuses on plants and animals common to North American deserts. Ink drawings appear throughout the book, some with one-color and others with full-color by: 1.

In book: Ecology of desert rodents, Chapter: The ecology of desert rodents of the northern Sudan., Publisher: Biologica : David Happold. Wildlife > Mammals Rodents Editor's note: Rats- Lots and lots of rats. Plenty of rats all over the place, and some mice too. Kangaroo Rat Round-tailed Ground Squirrel White-tailed Antelope Squirrel - Following are Life History Accounts only - Brush Deermouse Botta's Pocket Gopher Bushy-tailed Woodrat Cactus Deermouse Canyon Deermouse Desert.

Desert inhabiting organisms share most genetic and physiological traits with closely related species living in mesic environments.

Many species of desert plants and animals are living close to their limits of tolerance for one or more environmental variables.

For most organisms, tissue temperatures greater than 42°C are lethal. The editor of this book was born and brought up in the Great Indian Desert, and has spent much of his life studying the growth and metabolism of desert plants. It is very charming on a cool summer evening to sit at the top of a sand dune listening only to blowing air and nothing else.

About this book. After a brief survey of biotopic and vegetational features and an account of the main groups of desert animals, the most unusual patterns of the behaviour of the xerophilous fauna are examined.

Deserts appear very fascinating during our short visits. However, the lives of plants and animals are very dif?cult under the harsh climatic conditions of high tempe- ture and scant water supply in deserts, sometimes associated with high concent- tions of salt.

The editor of this book was born and brought up in the Great Indian Desert, and has spent much of his life. This small book, 6" X 9" and pages, is organized into nine chapters. An opening chapter describes the general features of deserts, two chapters treat plants (adaptations to arid conditions, life histories), three cover animals (thermoregulation, osmoregulation, life histories), one discusses desert ecosystems (food webs, productivity), one describes desert mountains Cited by: # in Biology of Wildlife # in Outdoors There are already numerous field guides on desert animals, reptiles, and insects.

Disappointed. Read more. 2 people found this helpful This book presents descriptions and illustrations of the desert critters and their homes. The book has had me looking more closely at the ground and /5(17). RODENT BIOLOGY Section I.

INTRODUCTION TO RODENTS GENERAL a. Man has been combating rats and mice across much of the earth for hundreds of years. His control efforts have taken numerous forms, and many have been the attempts to "build a better mousetrap." Building a better mousetrap, however, requires that one first know something about File Size: 1MB.

Desert Rodents. Jerboa, hopping mice and kangaroo rats all adapt similarly to desert environments. All three have highly developed hind legs, live in deep burrows and rarely drink water. Some desert rodents receive all of their moisture from food and conserve water through a special metabolic process.

Unlike books that merely identify what plants and animals live in the desert, Desert Ecology is a comprehensive but accessible introduction to how these organisms live where they do.

Beginning with an overview of the Intermountain, Mojave, Sonoran, and Chihuahuan Deserts, Sowell presents the topographic and the meteorologic conditions that.

Animals at the extremes: The desert environment Integration of anatomy and behaviour with biochemical and physiological strategies in evaders We know from Section that small desert rodents remain cool by staying in their burrows for all or part of the day. Get Textbooks on Google Play.

Rent and save from the world's largest eBookstore. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Desert animals and plants interact in ways that have strongly influenced their respective evolutionary trajectories. This chapter begins with herbivory because of its widespread impacts, many of which are presumed to be negative.

It then moves on to some other important aspects of desert plant—animal interactions, with a focus on pollination and seed dispersal.Desert Life spotlights more than 80 species of plants and animals, with a special emphasis on how to spot them and how they survive in the Chihuahuan, Great Basin, Mojave, and Sonoran deserts.

From plants and small insects to large mammals, this book provides an entirely new understanding of life in the desert/5(7).The word desert denotes areas characterised by high temperatures and low irregular precipitation, resulting in extensive drought and scarcity of vegetation.

Animals living in such an environment are Cited by: 4.