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ringtail

a disease of mice, rats and hamsters; caused by low humidity and high temperatures in the environment. The tail swells and becomes annulated as a result of constrictions along its length. It eventually becomes gangrenous and drops off. The feet may also be swollen and reddened.
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No trends in abundance were detected for ringtail, skunk, or opossum (P = 0.
Ringtail abundance increased in seven counties but decreased in four others (Fig.
In fact, a model developed by PhD student Ivan Lawler, based solely on differences in the level of a single DFP compound, can explain 86% of the variation in ringtail possum feeding preferences.
But Foley says that the koala's threshold of intolerance for DFPs (the plant secondary compounds that limit leaf consumption) is much higher than it is for other leaf-munching marsupials such as the ringtail possum and greater glider.
Upon capture, ringtails were removed from traps and administered 0.
Because ringtails are nocturnal, diurnal (day-use) sites were labeled den sites.
Anderson and Holzem (1992) reported a vehicle-killed ringtail in Refugio County, Texas.
Two years of subsequent trapping (2,657 trap-nights) failed to produce additional ringtail captures, suggesting that local population densities were low or that the captured animal was a transient.
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