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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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The Ringtail approach to investigations is to merge the exploration and analysis phase with the document review phase.
In Mount Eliza on the Mornington Peninsula an overpopulation of Common Ringtail Possum is responsible for an ongoing and unprecedented epidemic of eucalypt tree death.
A Ringtail discovered the carcass on 23 February 2011, and actively fed on the carcass for the duration of a 30 s video.
All of the mammals and most of the amphibians and reptiles from Test Pit A are thought to occur today within the hunting distance of a ringtail except for Aplodontia, Aneides, and Plethodon.
Observers continually scanned the area adjacent to each side of the roadway to the extent of their vision using spotlights (100,000 cp) and recorded the total number of individuals observed of the following species: raccoon, ringtail (Bassariscus astutus), Virginia opossum (hereafter opossum; Didelphis virginiana), skunk (striped and hog-nosed [Conepatus mesoleucus] skunks were not differentiated), gray fox (Urocyon cinereoargenteus), red fox (Vulpes vulpes), coyote (Canis latrans), bobcat (Lynx rufus), badger (Taxidea taxus), mink (Mustela vison), spotted skunk (Spilogale gracilis and S.
Key words: condensed tannin; Eucalyptus; habitat patchiness; herbivory; intraspecific variation; phenolic; Pseudocheirus peregrinus; ringtail possum; sideroxylonal; terpene.
He and his team used logging crews to collect data on the animals they saw, -- including koalas, greater gliders, and ringtail and brushtail possums -- and then visited sites to assess site conditions.
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2005), likely due to the presence of terrestrial predators such as ringtails (Bassariscus astutus) and coyotes (Canis latrans).
Faecal marking behaviour in ringtails (Bassariscus astutus) during the nonbreeding period: spatial characteristics of latrines and single faeces.
Despite the common occurrence of ringtails (Bassariscus astutus) few studies have been conducted to assess population characteristics.
From there I realised what we are missing on our roads on the mainland; quolls, i bettongs, ringtails, pademelon, bandicoots, bilbies and numbats--not just wombats, kangaroos, foxes and wallabies.