Land Mammals of Oregon

Land Mammals of Oregon

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The first comprehensive, up-to-date treatment of mammals of Oregon since Vernon Bailey's THE MAMMALS AND LIFE ZONES OF OREGON was published in 1936. This new book provides a basic reference to mammalian life in the northwestern U.S., with descriptions of 136 extant or recently extirpated species. 122 color and 36 baw photos, 140 maps, 150 drawings.... common dandelion (Taraxacum officinale), goosefoot (Chenopo- dium), and Indian-paintbrush (Castilleja integra). ... As for the eastern cottontail (Sylvilagus floridanus), an overall average litter size may be a nonsensical statistic (Table 1 0 -2); ... fetuses average about 90 g, and the smallest young caught in traps also weigh about 90 g (Bear and Hansen, 1966). ... average about 280 g, by 4 weeks about 765 g, and by 6 weeks about 1, 160 g; by 24 weeks young average 76-92% ofanbsp;...

Title:Land Mammals of Oregon
Author:B. J. Verts, Leslie N. Carraway
Publisher:Univ of California Press - 1998


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