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Endangered and threatened vertebrate animals of Indiana

John O. Whitaker

Endangered and threatened vertebrate animals of Indiana

their distribution and abundance

by John O. Whitaker

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Published by The Indiana Academy of Science in Indianapolis .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJohn O. Whitaker and James R. Gammon ; with sections co-authored by Vicky M. Lentz, Russell E. Mumford and Sherman A. Minton.
SeriesMonograph / Indiana Academy of Science -- no.5
ContributionsGammon, James R., Indiana Academy of Science.
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 122p. ;
Number of Pages122
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13932723M

Meanwhile, the resulting increase in "edge" habitat increased the number of scavengers competing with the beetles for the carrion, such as the American crow, raccoon, fox, opossum and skunk Amaral, pers. What makes this cave-dwelling fruit-eater odd is the fact that it is nocturnal, and finds its food by using echolocation much like bats and dolphins. Grizzly bear. Girdle-tailed Lizards Cordylus spp. Spiny Lizards Sceloporus spp.

Small domesticated herds have also been established near Kodiak and Delta Junctionas well as on Popov Island. The burning of grasslands releases nutrients, resulting in more succulent vegetation for 1—2 growing seasons. Plated Lizards Gerrhosaurus spp. Byover Mountain goats have been transplanted to the islands of Baranof and Kodiak, where they have maintained a steady population.

All Geckos Gekkonidae may be kept without a permit except for those species categorically non-exempt pursuant to CMR 9. Mountain goat[ edit ] Mountain goats are found in the rough and rocky mountain regions of Alaska, throughout the southeastern Panhandle and along the Coastal Mountains of the Cook Inlet. Gopher Tortoises Gopherus polyphemus and all other species in the genus Gopherus. Widespread disturbance and exploitation of native fauna and vegetation occurred prior toand was followed by more permanent conversion of forests, wetlands, and prairies to croplands, cities, and transportation systems. Larvae crawl into the soil to pupate.


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Endangered and threatened vertebrate animals of Indiana book

Reintroduced populations of captively breed beetles are present on Penikese and Nantucket Islands in Massachusetts. Both private and public programs have purchased farms for recreation, to protect and restore native habitats, and to provide public services such as transportation systems.

They require hundreds of years to develop and are good indicators of the climate, vegetation, and organisms involved in their formation.

The last reported sighting of wood bison in Alaska was in the early s. Census Bureau Grizzly bear. It is also known as rhinoceros beetle latin name: dynastes ercules This insect's avg mass is 20g yet it can lift 17 kg, that is times its own mass!! Standing dead trees would fall or be cut during a 3- to 4-year period and burned.

Barasinghas are a vulnerable species. Abandoned croplands rapidly returned to native forest due to incomplete removal of native species and the small size of fields, allowing reseeding from surrounding forests.

House Snakes Boaedon [Lamprophis] spp. Athabascan people have hunted them to provide food as well as supplies for clothing and tools. New World Chameleons Anolis spp. Also familiar are the brightly colored poison dart frogs. Heinrich Harder You might think lions, tigers and cheetahs would be better equipped to defend themselves against extinction than less dangerous animals--but you'd be dead wrong.

Whitaker, Jr. Ratcliffe, B. Asian Grass Lizards Takydromus spp. It has a silver-white mane from the cheeks to the chin.

Can you lift an SUV? When not brood rearing, adults may also feed on live insects. All venomous snakes require a permit.

Florida Sand Skinks Neoseps spp. Between 2 and 9 acres of land were cleared each year. Diadem Snakes Spalerosophis spp. Urban centers and transportation systems were set for continued expansion by the late s Historical Atlas American Burying Beetle Recovery Plan.

The mill burned in the s, but the dam still exists it has been repaired a few times. Even though it apparently has been extirpated from New Jersey, as a result of the federal listing the state listed the beetle as threatened in the same year.

The book considers extirpated and endangered species alongside invasives and exotics, and evaluates floral and faunal distribution at century intervals to chart ecological change. While Native Americans were important in affecting the plant and animal communities in Indiana, their estimated population of 20, in indicates the yearly combined extent of their farming activities would have been small, and a total of considerably less thanacres was under cultivation statewide.Animals.

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Simon. Id Authors Year Title Type Citation; Whitaker, J. O., and B. Lawhead: Journal of Mammalogy: Journal: Whitaker, J. O., and B. Lawhead. Foods of Myotis. Widely praised for its comprehensive coverage and exceptionally clear writing style, this best-selling exploration of vertebrate life is the only accurate and up-to-date treatment of vertebrates that employs a phylogenetic perspective and focuses on how vertebrates work, integrating ecology, behavior, anatomy, and physiology in an evolutionary context.

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