Multiple captures of fulvous harvest mice (Reithrodontomys fulvescens) and northern pygmy mice (Baiomys taylori): evidence for short-term co-traveling
Abstract:Multiple captures of small mammals (finding >1 animal in a single trap) are often used to infer pair-bonding activity in arvicoline and cricetine rodents. We analyzed data from a 2-year trapping study to determine whether fulvous harvest mice (
Keywords: Baiomys taylori; Reithrodontomys fulvescens; captures multiples; comportement social; fulvous harvest mouse; multiple captures; northern pygmy mouse; petits mammifères; small mammals; social behavior; souris des moissons fauve; souris pygmée du Nord
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: 1: Department of Biology, Baylor University, 1 Bear Place #97388, Waco, TX 76798, USA. 2: Department of Biology, University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, 900 College Street, UMHB Station Box 8432, Belton, TX 76513, USA. 3: Graduate School and Department of Biology, Baylor University, 1 Bear Place #97388, Waco, TX 76798, USA.
Publication date: March 1, 2012
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