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MAMMAL - A group of air breathing animals having four appendages, fur or hair, and mammary glands. All but a very few are placental.

Usage:
    Little Pocket Mouse
    J. Mammal. 47:412-423. Kenagy, G. J. 1973a. Daily and seasonal patterns of activity and ... The Audubon Society field guide to North American mammals. ...

    White-tailed Antelope Squirrel
    J. Mammal. 57:94-102. Fisler, G. F. 1977. Interspecific hierarchy at an ... These are the only small desert mammals active during the day in summer and late ...

    Kangaroo Rat
    Kangaroo Rat, desert mammals, mice and rats. ... J. Mammal. 44:61-67. Kenagy, G. J. 1976. The periodicity of daily activity and its seasonal changes in ...

    Desert Cottontail Rabbit
    The Desert Cottontail (Sylvilagus auduboni) is the most abundant and well known of the desert mammals. They have a very high reproductive rate (1 to 5 in a ...

    Kit Fox - Desert Wildlife
    With big eyes, ears, slight bone structure, weighing about 4 pounds, the Kit Fox is the most adorable of desert mammals. Prefering open plains and sand ...

    American Badger
    Mammal. Species. No. 26. 4pp. Messick, J. P., and M. G. Hornocker. 1981. ... ...scarcity of food in the desert limits the number of large mammals that can. ...

    Ringtail Cat
    North American mammals: fur-bearing animals of the United States and Canada. ... J. Mammal. 53:549-557. Trapp, G. R. 1978. Comparative behavioral ecology of ...

    Mojave Round-tailed Ground Squirrel - Desert Wildlife
    J. Mammal. 49:14-21. Drabek, C. M. 1973. Home range and daily activity of the round-tailed ... Mammals of Death Valley. Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. 23:115-169. ...

    Bobcat - Desert Wildlife
    Mammals of Wisconsin. Univ. Wisconsin Press, Madison. 504pp. ... J. Mammal. 42:510-515. Young, S. P. 1958. The bobcat of North America. Wildl. Manage. ...

    Mule Deer - Desert Wildlife
    Mammal. Species No. 219. 9pp. Brown, E. R. 1961. The black-tailed deer ... The mammals of North America. Second ed. 2 Vols. John Wiley and Sons, New York. ...

    Grand Canyon Wildlife - Mammals
    Wildlife of the Grand Canyon, mammals and habitats.

    Jackrabbit | Desert Wildlife
    Energy relationships of the mammals of a desert shrub ... J. Mammal. 40:63-81. Orr, R. T. 1940. The rabbits of California. Calif. Acad. Sci. Occas. Pap. No. ...

    Mountain Lion - Desert Wildlife
    Mammal. Species No. 200. 7pp. Hornocker, M. G. 1970. ... Mammals of the Pacific states. Stanford Univ. Press, Stanford, CA. 506pp. Koford, C. B. 1977. ...

    Wildlife in Zion NP
    Mammals Reptiles Please do not feed the animals, even when they beg. .... Zion Mammal List: This list contains 75 mammal species. ...

    Coyote - Desert Wildlife
    Mammal. Species No. 79. 9pp. Bekoff, M., ed. 1978. Coyotes. Academic Press, New York. 384pp. ... The Smithsonian book of North American mammals. ...

    Bighorn Sheep
    Wild mammals of North America. Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, Baltimore, MD. 1147pp. ... Mammal. Species No. 230. 9pp. Tilton, M. E., and E. E. Willard. 1982. ...

    Joshua Tree Wildlife
    The smaller mammals and all reptiles take refuge from the heat underground. ... This small, mostly nocturnal mammal eats seeds, leaves, stems, buds, ...

    Carnivores - Desert Wildlife
    The coyote is a very vocal mammal, communicating through barks and howls. Its scientific name, Canis latrans, literally means 'barking dog. ...

    Death Valley Wildlife
    Shy and ellusive, bighorn sheep are the park's largest native animal. Watch for them in canyons and on mountains slopes. ...

    Grand Canyon Wildlife Coniferous Forest Habitat
    The conifer forests provide habitat for 52 mammal species. Porcupines, shrews, red squirrels, tassel eared Kaibab and Abert squirrels, black bear, ...

    Southern Grasshopper Mouse
    Populations of the deer mouse and associated small mammals in the mesquite ... J. Mammal. 51:236-243. Sperry, C. C. 1929. Laboratory studies of the food of ...

    Desert Food Chain
    In a mammal, such as the desert pocket mouse, food is consumed and converted to energy. The mouse, being warm-blooded, uses this energy in several ways. ...

    Human Impacts on the Mojave National Preserve Area - Mojave
    It is likely that both early Holocene climate change and human predation were responsible for the disappearance of large mammal populations from the western ...

    Riparian Habitat of Grand Canyon Wildlife
    Riparian: Of the 34 mammal species found along the Colorado River corridor, 15 are rodents and eight are bats. Of the rodents, river otters may have ...

    DESERT POCKET MOUSE
    Predators include owls, snakes, and predatory mammals. ... J. Mammal. 49:570-572. M093 Life history accounts for species in the California Wildlife Habitat ...

    Western Harvest Mouse
    J. Mammal. 58:549-558. Pearson, O. P. 1960. Habits of harvest mice revealed ... J. Mammal. 17:274-278. Svihla, R. D. 1931. Notes on desert and dusky harvest ...

    Wild Horses
    Wild horses. Pages 1089-1098 in J. A. Chapman and G. A. Feldhamer, eds. Wild mammals of North America. Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, Baltimore, MD. 1147pp. ...

    Shoshone Fossil Footprints
    There are other examples of mammal tracks in the vicinity (e.g.: Reynolds, 2001). Pliocene horse tracks. features - ecology: wildlife - plants - places ...

    Panamint Chipmunk
    Ecological distribution of the mammals of Clark Canyon, ... J. Mammal. 45:359-365. Johnson, D. H. 1943. Systematic Review of the Chipmunks (genus Eutamias) ...

    BUSHY-TAILED WOODRAT
    The bushy-tailed woodrat: a laboratory colony. J. Mammal. 43:328-337. ... Natural history of Oregon coast mammals. Pac. Northwest For. And Range Exp. Sta., ...

    Mohave Ground Squirrel
    The Audubon Society field guide to North American mammals. ... J. Mammal. 61:347-350. M073 Life history accounts for species in the California Wildlife ...

    Grand Canyon Wildlife
    There are approximately 355 bird, 89 mammal, 47 reptile, 9 amphibian, 17 fish (including five native species), and thousands of aquatic and terrestrial ...

    Prairie Falcon
    Feeding: Eats mostly small mammals, some small birds, and reptiles. ... Egg and nestling predation occurs at sites accessible to mammal predators, ...

    Wild Burro - Desert Wildlife
    Wildlife: Herbivore - Mammal - Feral Animal. Wild Burro (Feral Ass). Equus asinus. Family: Equidae Order: Perissodactyla Class: Mammalia ...

    CANYON MOUSE
    The ecology of small mammals at Saratoga Springs, Death Valley National ... J. Mammal. 57:391-397. MacMillen, R. E. 1972. Water economy of nocturnal desert ...

    DEER MOUSE
    Effects of some different land management practices on small mammal populations. J. Mammal. 61:558-561. Sadleir, R. M. F. S. 1974. The ecology of the deer ...

    Great Basin Pocket Mouse
    Mites from mammals at the Nevada test site. Great Basin Nat. 24:71-73. ...

    Long-tailed Pocket Mouse
    Mammals of the Nevada test site. Brigham Young Univ. Sci. Bull., Biol. ...

    GOLDEN-MANTLED GROUND SQUIRREL
    Responses of small mammal populations to logging of Douglas-fir. J. Mammal. ...

    Panamint Kangaroo Rat
    Home range and activity patterns of the giant kangaroo rat. J. Mammal. ...

    Pinyon Mouse
    A comparative life history study of the ...

    Ripples in time Golden Canyon Trail Death Valley
    In other places in Death Valley, fascinating fossil footprints of large mammals are exposed in such lake deposits.

    Rodent burrows at Barker Dam
    Walk gently, or you may collapse an apartment complex. Home for a small desert mammal ...

    Wildlife of Zion
    List of Mammals in Zion National Park. ... Mammal List Key to mammal list -Common: animal and/or evidence of animal observed daily, present in large numbers

    Predators - Desert Wildlife
    Desert Wildlife. Predators. Predation is an interaction between animals in which one captures and feeds upon another called the prey. ...




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