New PDF release: Mammals of the Pacific Northwest: From the Coast to the High

By Chis Maser

ISBN-10: 0585227187

ISBN-13: 9780585227184

ISBN-10: 0870714384

ISBN-13: 9780870714382

This awesome e-book deals an intimate examine the lifestyles histories and habitats of mammals within the Pacific Northwest, from the coast to the excessive Cascades. for every species of mammal, the e-book offers a actual description and designated info on distribution, habitat, and behaviour. Over a hundred images.

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Its eyes may be open or closed, and its respiration is shallow. The pose may last from a few minutes to six hours. When the danger is past, the opossum slowly raises its head, sniffs, and resumes its activities. The opossum is omnivorous, and nothing edible is bypassed. Its diet consists of such things as fruits, berries, earthworms, insects, frogs, snakes, birds and their eggs, small mammals, and carrion, which means there is usually something in our back yards to feed an opossum. The breeding season extends from about mid-January to mid-October, and females may have two litters a year.

Having said this, however, I want it clearly understood that I have liberally used my own previous work and also that of many others. Therefore, this book should in no way be construed as solely my work. Where I have used published works of which I was the major contributor, I have occasionally written in the first person because the experiences about which I am writing are my own. Where I have had a major hand in a comparative study that has been published in a journal, I have, when it seems in the reader's interest, used it freely.

The most common food of the wandering shrew is insect larvae of terrestrial origin while both the marsh and northern water shrews eat larvae of aquatic origin.

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