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Opossums, shrews and moles of British Columbia

by D. W. Nagorsen

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Published by UBC Press in Vancouver .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Opossums -- British Columbia,
  • Shrews -- British Columbia,
  • Moles (Animals) -- British Columbia

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDavid W. Nagorsen ; illustrated by Michael Hames and Bill Adams.
    SeriesThe Mammals of British Columbia -- v. 2., Royal British Columbia Museum handbook, Mammals of British Columbia -- v. 2., Handbook (Royal British Columbia Museum)
    ContributionsRoyal British Columbia Museum.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination169 p. :
    Number of Pages169
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17804916M
    ISBN 100774805633
    LC Control Number96960125
    OCLC/WorldCa35267994

      David Hatler is a wildlife biologist specializing in the study of carnivores. David Nagorsen is a biological consultant based in Victoria; he has written three handbooks published in the Mammals of BC series: Bats of BC (with R.M. Brigham), Opossums, Shrews and Moles of British Columbia and Rodents and Lagomorphs of British : opossum definition: 1. a small American marsupial that lives in trees and has thick fur, a long nose, and a tail. Learn more.

    Opossums, Shrews and Moles of British Columbia (The Mammals of British Columbia, V. 2) by David W. Nagorsen: The Reptiles of British Columbia by R. Wayne Campbell: Rodents & Lagomorphs of British Columbia by David W. Nagorsen: Sea Cucumbers of British Columbia, Southeast Alaska and Puget Sound (Royal British Columbia Museum Handbook) by Philip. The Virginia Opossum, a marsupial, is an alien mammal species in British Columbia that was introduced to Washington State and spread northward into BC. In their publication, Alien Animals in British Columbia, Clifford and Guiget document the arrival of the opossum in BC: "Opossums were introduced on Camano Island and at Sedro Woolley.

    Opossums, Shrews and Moles of British Columbia (The Mammals of British Columbia, V. 2) David W. Nagorsen; Illustrator-Michael Hames; Illustrator-Bill Adams Published by Univ of British Columbia Pr (). Townsend’s Mole population sizes or trends in British Columbia. Where they are found in Oregon, the density of Townsend’s Moles is about 12 moles per hectare, but densities are believed to be lower here. Biologists esti-mate that there are probably less than Townsend’s Moles in British Columbia. Townsend’s Mole has been placed on.


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British Columbia has the greatest diversity of insectivores (shrews and moles) of any Canadian province: 12 species in all. In some habitats, insectivores are the dominant mammals; but humans rarely notice them, except when the family cat brings in shrews and moles of British Columbia book shrew or when molehills appear in our gardens or golf courses.

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In some habitats, insectivores are the dominant mammals; but humans rarely. In Opossums, Shrews and Moles of British Columbia, David Ngorsen presents a comprehensive summary of the most up-to-date information on these intriguing mammals.

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Nagorsen () Paperback – January 1, Manufacturer: University of British Columbia Press. Opossums, Shrews and Moles of British Columbia quantity Add to cart Mammalogist David Nagorsen covers 12 species of insectivores (shrews and moles) and one marsupial (an opossum), describing their identifying characteristics, natural history, habitat and distribution.

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He also discusses the general biology of this group. The Townsend mole (shown here), like all moles have broad front feet, the toes of which terminate in stout claws faced outward for digging. Nagorsen, David W. Royal British Columbia Museum Handbook: Opossums, Shrews, and Moles of British Columbia.

Vancouver, BC: University of British Columbia Press, Carnivores of British Columbia describes each species, with illustrations of whole animals and skulls.

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The family Caenolestidae contains the seven surviving species of shrew opossum: small, shrew-like marsupials that are confined to the Andes mountains of South America.

The order is thought to have diverged from the ancestral marsupial line very early. They were once included in the superorder but it is now known that Ameridelphia is paraphyletic, having given rise to Class: Mammalia.

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,Opossums, Shrews & Moles of BC and.The marsh shrew (Sorex bendirii), also known as the Pacific water shrew, Bendire's water shrew, Bendire's shrew and Jesus shrew is the largest North American member of the genus Sorex (long-tailed shrews).Primarily covered in dark-brown fur, it is found near aquatic habitats along the Pacific coast from southern British Columbia to northern California.