By Topic: Mammals

This bibliography has been compiled by Kathy Martin, assisted by interns (Science Horizons, NSERC Undergraduate Assistants). Please e-mail any additions to the bibliography to Marty.

Allee, W.C. and K.P. Schmidt (1951). The Bergmann Rule, in Ecological Animal Geography, W.C. Allee and K.P. Schmidt, Editors. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.: New York.

Armitage, K.B. (1975). Social behavior and population dynamics of marmots. Oikos, 26: 341-354.

Armitage, K.B. (1986). Individuality, social behavior and reproductive success in Yellow-bellied marmots. Ecology, 67(5): 1186-1193.

Armitage, K.B. (1999). Evolution of sociality in marmots. Journal of Mammalogy, 80(1): 1-10.

Armitage, K.B. and J.F. Downhower (1974). Demography of Yellow-bellied Marmot populations.Ecology, 55: 1233-1245.

Arnold, W. (1990). The evolution of marmot sociality: I. Why disperse late? Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 27: 229-237.

Arnold, W. (1990). The evolution of marmot sociality: II. Costs and benefits of joint hibernation.Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 27: 239-246.

Arnold, W. (1993). Social evolution in marmots and the adaptive value of joint hibernation [Soziale Evolution bei Murmeltieren und der Anpassungswert gemeinschaftlicher Überwinterung]. Verh. Dtsch. Zool. Ges., 86(2): 79-93.

Arnold, W. (1993). Energetics of social hibernation, in Life in the Cold: Ecological, Physiological, and Molecular Mechanisms, C. Carey, et al., Editors. Westview Press: Boulder, CO. p. 65-80.

Arnold, W. and J. Dittami (1997). Reproductive suppression in male alpine marmots. Animal Behaviour, 53: 53-66.

Arnold, W., et al. (1991). Ambient temperatures in hibernacula and their energetic consequences for alpine marmots (Marmota marmota). Journal of Thermal Biology, 16(4): 223-226.

Arnold, W., et al. (1994). Molecular analysis of the mating system of alpine marmots (Marmota marmota). Verh. Dtsch. Zool. Ges., 86: 27.

Arnold, W. and A.V. Lichtenstein (1993). Ectoparasite loads decrease the fitness of alpine marmots (Marmota marmota) but are not a cost of sociality. Behavioral Ecology, 4(1): 36-39.

Blumstein, D.T. and W. Arnold (1995). Situational specificity in alpine-marmot alarm communication.Ethology, 100: 1-13.

Blumstein, D.T. and W. Arnold (1998). Ecology and social behavior of golden marmots (Marmota caudata aurea). Journal of Mammalogy, 79: 873-886.

Bonavita, P., et al. (1998). Biodiversity and stress level in four forests of the Italian Alps.Chemosphere, 36(4-5): 1055-1060.

Breitenmoser, U. (1998). Large predators in the Alps: the rise and fall of man’s competitors.Biological Conservation, 83(3): 279-289.

Bronson, M.T. (1979). Altitudinal variation in the life history of the golden-mantled ground squirrel (Spermophilus lateralis). Ecology, 60(2): 272-279.

Brown, J.H. (1971). Mammals on mountaintops: nonequilibrium insular biogeography. The American Naturalist, 105(945): 467-478.

Bryant, A.A. and D.W. Janz (1996). Distribution and abundance of Vancouver Island marmots (Marmota vancouverensis). Canadian Journal of Zoology, 74(4): 667-677.

Bullard, R.W. (1972). Vertebrates at Altitudes, in Physiological Adaptations: Desert and Mountain, M.K. Yousef, S.M. Horvath, and R.W. Bullard, Editors. Academic Press, Inc: New York. p. 209-225.

Côté, S.D. (1996). Mountain goat responses to helicopter disturbance. Wildlife Society Bulletin, 24(4): 681-685.

Dobson, F.S., R.M. Zammuto, and J.O. Murie (1986). A comparison of methods for studying life history in Columbian ground squirrels. Journal of Mammalogy, 67(1): 154-158.

Egan, B. (1997). The ecology of the Mountain Hemlock Zone., B.C. Ministry of Forests: Victoria.

Festa-Bianchet, M. (1991). The social system of bighorn sheep: grouping patterns, kinship and dominance rank. Animal Behavior, 42: 71-82.

Festa-Bianchet, M., M. Urquhart, and K.G. Smith (1994). Mountain goat recruitment: kid production and survival to breeding age. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 72: 22-27.

Fitzgerald, B. (1977). Weasel predation on a cyclic population of the Montane Vole (Microtus montanus) in California. Journal of Animal Ecology, 46: 367-397.

Gurnell, J. (1984). Home range, territoriality, caching behaviour and food supply of the Red Squirrel (Tamiasciurus hudsonicus fremonti) in a subalpine lodgepole pine forest. Animal Behaviour, 32(4): 1119-1131.

Hafner, D.J. and R.M. Sullivan (1995). Historical and ecological biogeography of nearctic pikas (Lagomorpha: Ochotonidae). Journal of Mammology, 76(2): 302-321.

Hoffmann, R.S. (1974). Terrestrial Vertebrates, in Arctic and Alpine Environments, J.D. Ives and R.D. Barry, Editors. Methuen: London.

Holmes, W.G. (1991). Predator risk affects foraging behaviour of pikas: observational and experimental evidence. Animal Behavior, 42: 111-119.

Houston, D.B. and V. Stevens (1988). Resource limitation in mountain goats: a test by experimental cropping. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 66: 228-238.

Huggard, D.J. (1999). Marten use of different harvesting treatments in high-elevation forest at Sicamous Creek., Ministry of Forests Research Program. p. 17.

Iriarte, J.A., et al. (1990). Biogeographic variation of food habits and body size of the america puma. Oecologia, 85: 185-190.

Jannett Jr., F.J. (1978). The density-dependent formation of extended maternal families of the Montane Vole, Microtus montanus nanus. Behavior Ecology and Sociobiology, 3: 245.

Jannett Jr., F.J. (1981). Sex ratios in high-density populations of the Montane Vole, Microtus montanus, and behavior of territorial males. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 8: 297-307.

Johannessen, V. and E. Samset (1994). Summer diet of the mountain hare (Lepus timidus L.) in a low-alpine area in southern Norway. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 72: 652-657.

Johns, D.W. and K.B. Armitage (1979). Behavioural ecology of alpine yellow-bellied marmots.Behavior Ecology and Sociobiology, 5: 133-157.

Jones, D.M. and J.B. Theberge (1982). Summer home range and habitat utilisation of the Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes) in a tundra habitat, northwest British Columbia. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 60(5): 807-812.

Klir, J.J. and J.E. Heath (1992). An infrared thermographic study of surface temperature in relation to external thermal stress in three species of foxes (Vulpes vulpes), Arctic fox (Alopex, lagopus), and kit fox (Vulpes macrotis). Physiological Zoology, 65(5): 1011-1021.

Larison, J.R., et al. (2000). Cadmium toxicity among wildlife in the Colorado Rocky Mountains.Nature, 406: 181-183.

Lomolino, M.V., J.H. Brown, and R. Davis (1989). Island biogeography of montane forest mammals in the American Southwest. Ecology, 70(1): 180-194.

Lomolino, M.V. and R. Davis (1997). Biogeographic scale and biodiversity of mountain forest mammals of western North America. Global Ecology and Biogeography Letters, 6: 57-76.

Louis, S. and M. Le Berre (1997). Visitor impact on a alpine marmot foraging behaviour. Journal of Wildlife Research, 2(2): 133-136.

Merritt, J.F. and J.M. Merritt (1978). Population ecology and energy relationships of Clethrionomys gapperi in a Colorado subalpine forest. Journal of Mammology, 59(3): 576.

Morton, M.L. and P. Sherman (1978). Effects of a spring snowstorm on behavior, reproduction, and suvival of Belding’s ground squirrels. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 56: 2578-2590.

Neuhaus, P. and B. Mainini (1998). Reactions and adjustment of adult and young alpine marmots Marmota marmota to intense hiking activities. Wildlife Biology, 4(2): 119-123.

Nicolini, G., et al. (1997). Automatic monitoring system for brown bear in Trentino, Italy.International Conference on Bear Research and Management, 9(2): 139-143.

Pattie, D.L. and N.A.M. Verbeek (1967). Alpine mammals of the Beartooth Mountains. Northwest Science, 4(3): 110-117.

Portier, C., et al. (1998). Effects of density and weather on survival of bighorn sheep lambs. Journal of Zoology (London), 245: 271-278.

Pybus, M.J., S. Groom, and W.M. Samuel (1996). Meningeal worm in experimentally-infected bighorn and domestic sheep. Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 21(4): 614-618.

Pyornila, A., et al. (1992). Adaptations to environment in the mountain hare (Lepus timidus): thermal physiology and histochemical properties of locomotory muscles. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 70: 1325-1330.

Rassmann, K., W. Arnold, and D. Tautz (1994). Low genetic variability in a natural alpine marmot population (Marmota marmota, Sciuridae) revealed by DNA fingerprinting. Molecular Ecology, 3: 347-353.

Reichel, J.D. (1986). Habitat use by alpine mammals in the Pacific Northwest, U.S.A. Arctic and Alpine Research, 18(1): 111-119.

Ross, P.I., M.G. Jalkotzy, and M. Festa-Blanchet (1997). Cougar predation on bighorn sheep in southwestern Alberta during winter. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 74: 771-775.

Schnidrig-Petrig, R. (1998). The icarus problem: scientific facts and tested solutions. Gibier Faune Sauvage, Game Wildlife, 15(3): 889-896.

Snyder, L.R.G. (1982). 2,3-Diphosphoglycerate in high- and low-altitude populations of the deer mouse. Respiration Physiology, 48: 107-123.

Snyder, L.R.G., S. Born, and A.J. Lechner (1982). Blood oxygen affinity in high- and low-altitude populations of the deer mouse. Respiration Physiology, 48: 89-105.

Snyder, L.R.G., J.P. Hayes, and M.A. Chappell (1988). Alpha-chain hemoglobin polymorphisms are correlated with altitude in the deer mouse, Peromyscus maniculatus. Evolution, 42(4): 689-697.

Soper, J.D. (1964). The Mammals of Alberta. Edmonton: The Hamly Press, Ltd. 402.

Storch, I. and C. Kleine (1991). The diet of red fox in alpine foothills. Z. Jagdwiss, 37: 267-270.

Thomson, J.D., et al. (1996). Untangling multiple factors in spatial distributions: lilies, gophers, and rocks. Ecology, 77(6): 1698-1715.

Watson, A. (1979). Bird and mammal numbers in relation to human impacts at ski lifts on Scottish hills. Journal of Applied Ecology, 16: 753-764.

Wiegand, T., et al. (1999). A spatially explicit population model for simulating the invasion of brown bears (Ursus arctos) into the eastern Alps. p. 35.