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Winter distribution of small mammals in relation to snow cover in the subalpine zone, Australia

Sanecki, Glenn; Cowling, Ann; Green, Ken; Wood, Helen; Lindenmayer, David B


We present the results of a study that is the first to investigate the landscape-scale distribution of small mammals in direct relation to the spatial and temporal variation of snow cover. We investigated the distribution of the dusky antechinus Antechinus swainsonii and bush rat Rattus fuscipes in the subalpine zone of Kosciuszko National Park in the Snowy Mountains of south-eastern Australia. A new hair tube technique was used to detect the presence of small mammals active in the subnivean...[Show more]

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Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Zoology
DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-7998.2006.00074.x


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