Anthropogenic water sources and the effects on Sonoran Desert small mammal communities

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Switalski, Aaron B.; Bateman, Heather L.;
(2017)
  • Publisher: PeerJ Inc.
  • Journal: PeerJ,volume 5 (issn: 2167-8359, eissn: 2167-8359)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5683047, doi: 10.7717/peerj.4003
  • Subject: Habitat structure | Arid ecosystems | Arizona | Military lands | Wildlife waters | Medicine | Developed waters | Ecology | R | Plants | Rodent | Species-habitat models | Conservation Biology | Rodentia | Zoology | Natural Resource Management

Anthropogenic water sources (AWS) are developed water sources used as a management tool for desert wildlife species. Studies documenting the effects of AWS are often focused on game species; whereas, the effects on non-target wildlife are less understood. We used live t... View more
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