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Ecological characteristics of the raccoon dog in Finland

Kaarina Kauhala

Ecological characteristics of the raccoon dog in Finland

by Kaarina Kauhala

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Published by [s.n.] in Helsinki .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Raccoon dog -- Finland -- Ecology.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementKaarina Kauhala.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination19 p. :
    Number of Pages19
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14685085M
    ISBN 109529043066

    The red fox (Vulpes vulpes) is the largest of the true foxes and one of the most widely distributed members of the order Carnivora, being present across the entire Northern Hemisphere including most of North America, Europe and Asia plus parts of Northern is listed as least concern by the IUCN. Its range has increased alongside human expansion, having been introduced to Class: Mammalia.   In the Baltic Sea area, non-indigenous mammalian predators that may prey on coastal birds and seabirds are mainly the American mink Mustela vison and the raccoon dog Nyctereutes procyonoides. The raccoon dog probably benefits from climate warming (Melis et al. ), which may allow it to increase and expand its distribution northwards (Helle Cited by: 1.

    The country's vegetation is a mixture of coniferous, broadleaf woodlands, arctic, and steppe species. There are about 68 species of mammals, breeding bird species, 7 reptile species, 13 amphibian species, and about 60 fish species. The country has rabbit, fox, red deer, roe, elk, wild boar, badger, raccoon dog, wolf, lynx, and gallinaceous. Cases are known of foxes killing raccoon dogs entering their dens. Both species compete for mouse-like prey. This competition reaches a peak during early spring, when food is scarce. In Tartaria, red fox predation accounted for % of deaths among 54 raccoon dogs, and amounted to % of raccoon dog deaths in north-western Russia.

      Butterfly fish are known to possess sizes ranging from 3 – 7 inches but it will surprise you to know that some species are known to grow up to 9 inches. Also, they are called butterfly fish because of their conspicuous and attractive coloration, and are known to come in different colors like white, red, yellow, silver, black and orange with. The furry, parachute-like membrane between a flying squirrel's front and back limbs is known as a "patagium" (plural: patagia). These flaps catch air as the squirrel falls, letting it propel Author: Russell Mclendon.


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Ecological characteristics of the raccoon dog in Finland by Kaarina Kauhala Download PDF EPUB FB2

Ecological characteristics of the raccoon dog in Finland by Kaarina Kauhala,[s.n.] edition, in EnglishPages: Reproductive strategies of the raccoon dog Nyctereutes procyonoides (Gray, ) and the red fox Vulpes vulpes (Linnaeus, Ecological characteristics of the raccoon dog in Finland book were studied in southern Finland in However, studies from Finland and Germany have also demonstrated that size of the area used by a raccoon dog depends on habitat richness: raccoon dogs tend to.

“New faces of nest predation – evidence of additive predation by the raccoon dog (Nyctereutes procyonoides), an invasive alien species” – – Lunch – – Carlos Henrique Salvador*, et al.: “First attempt to eradicate wild boar (Sus scrofa) in a protected area in Brazil” Discussion.

The wolverine (/ ˈ w ʊ l v ə r iː n /) (also spelled wolverene), Gulo gulo (Gulo is Latin for "glutton"), also referred to as the glutton, carcajou, skunk bear, or quickhatch (from East Cree, kwiihkwahaacheew), is the largest land-dwelling species of the family is a stocky and muscular carnivore, more closely resembling a small bear than other : Mammalia.

Therefore, we hypothesized: (1) raccoon dog populations in Japan have certain morphological characteristics because of adaptation to the different environmental conditions of Hokkaido, Honshu and Shikoku islands; (2) the pattern of morphological variation in the raccoon dogs shows a longitudinal geographical distribution with populations in the Cited by: Lion, large, powerfully built cat that is second in size only to the tiger.

The proverbial ‘king of the beasts,’ the lion has been one of the best-known wild animals since earliest times. Lions are most active at night and live in a variety of habitats but prefer grassland, savanna, dense scrub, and open woodland.

Abe G, Ikeda T, Tatsuzawa S, Differences in habitat use of the native raccoon dog (Nyctereutes procyonoides) and the invasive alien raccoon (Procyon lotor) in the Nopporo Natural Forest Park, Hokkaido, Japan. In: Assessment and control of biological invasion risks [ed.

by Koike F, Clout MN, Kawamichi M, DePoorter M, Iwatsuki K]. Invasive wildlife species have the potential to act as additional host and vector species for infectious diseases. The raccoon dog (Nyctereutes procyonides), a carnivore species that has its origin in Asia, was taken as an example to demonstrate biological and ecological prerequisites which enables an invasive species to occupy a new habitat by: The least weasel (Mustela nivalis), little weasel, common weasel, or simply weasel in the UK and much of the world, is the smallest member of the genus Mustela, family Mustelidae and order Carnivora.

It is native to Eurasia, North America and North Africa, and has been introduced to New Zealand, Malta, Crete, Bermuda, Madeira Island, the Azores, the Canary Islands, São Class: Mammalia.

Some invasive wildlife species have the potential to act as additional host and vector species for parasitic and other infectious diseases. We used the raccoon dog (Nyctereutes procyonides), a carnivore species that has its origin in Asia, as an example to demonstrate biological and ecological prerequisites which enables an invasive species to occupy a new habitat by: 7.

A detailed study of the evolution of rabies in Europe identified several geographically restricted variants that circulated in western, central, eastern and north-eastern Europe; in the latter region, the raccoon dog has become a major reservoir apparently as a result of adaptation of the fox virus to this host (Bourhy et al., ).

The Raccoon Dog is native to East Asia; it was brought to European Russia at the beginning of the nineteenth century and has since spread to other parts of Europe.

Because of the white area around its snout, it strongly resembles a Raccoon, but the black band on. Cathleen A. Hanlon, in Rabies (Third Edition), 10 Foxes. The red fox (Vulpes vulpes) is one of the most widely distributed and abundant wild carnivores in the world, occurring in Eurasia, North America, and northern Africa, and, through intentional introduction, in to the significance of this species as a major reservoir, and the influence of directed research during.

Medium-sized carnivorous mammals are important seed dispersers of fleshy fruits. The raccoon dog (Nyctereutes procyonoides viverrinus) often feeds on fleshy fruits and forms latrines.

This behavior may potentially lead to seed dispersal. To determine if this is the case, we studied 1) seed recovery in the droppings of raccoon dogs, and 2) the transportation of seeds between Cited by: 8.

A dog burial at the Shamanka site was of a male, middle-aged dog (probably a husky) which had suffered injuries to its spine, injuries from which it recovered. The burial, radiocarbon dated to ~ years ago (cal BP), was interred in a formal cemetery, and in a similar manner to the humans within that cemetery.

Roadkill cuisine is preparing and eating roadkill, animals hit by vehicles and found along roads. It is a practice engaged in by a small subculture in the United States, southern Canada, the United Kingdom, and other Western countries as well as in other parts of the is also a subject of humor and urban legend.

Large animals including deer, elk, moose, and bear are frequently. A1 Asian Raccoon Dog (Nyctereutes procyonoides) constitutes both economic and ecologic threat.

A2 White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus) constitutes both economic and ecologic threat. A3 Mule Deer (Odocoileus hemionus) constitutes both. Our work on this book and the year study on Bialowieza's predators were, in some ways, the result of team work, and it is a pleasure to acknowledge the help of many friends, colleagues, and teachers.

Jacek Goszczynski, Joan­ na Gliwicz, and Marek Keller, our professors at. Finnish Game and Fisheries Research Institute, Turku, Finland. Kaarina has studied the ecology of raccoon dogs and red foxes since in Finland.

She has studied the spread of the alien raccoon dog to Finland, its population dynamics and impact on native fauna. Contents 25th Mustelid Colloquium, OctoberT řebo ň 5 NORMAN STIER Raccoon dog Nyctereutes procyonoides populations in the area of origin and JEAN-MICHEL VANDEL & MICHEL ALBARET Landscape characteristics and habitat of pine martens (Martes martes) and stone martens (Martes foina) in the Bresse area.

The raccoon dog (Nyctereutes procyonoides) has fairly recently become common throughout central Europe and in Finland but is absent from parts of the woodland grouse range and has not yet established noteworthy populations in Sweden or Norway (Kauhala & Cited by: Bioavailability and bioaccumalation as crucial factors linking contamination and ecological status.

Teoksessa: (toim.), SETAC Europe 20 th Annual Meeting MaySeville, Spain. Abstract book. ss. ET01A