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Graduate education A denigrating term for a medical student who is treated as a scut monkey and told to get things for the department through which he or she is rotating at the time. See Rotater, Scut monkey.
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The plains pocket gopher, Geomys bursarius, is a fossorial rodent species native to the plains states of the central and southern United States (Hall 1981; Wilson & Reeder 2005).
We transported pocket gophers in three separate events: 19-20 February 2014, 24-25 February 2014, and 21-22 March 2014.
In September 2012, a disturbed dry sand prairie on the east flank of Devil's Tower was searched for plains pocket gopher mounds.
In addition, we observed Botta's pocket gophers causing extensive disturbance to the habitat in 2011 and 2012, especially where invasive plants were abundant.
Baldwin said that aluminum phosphide tablets, which release toxic phosphine gas when moistened in a tunnel, are very effective against pocket gophers. They also can be ingested with bait and result in "close to 100% kill," Baldwin said.
Among them are four that are candidates for listing under the Endangered Species Act (ESA): two rare butterflies--Taylor's checkerspot (Euphydryas editha taylori) and the Mardon skipper (Polites mardon)--the streaked horned lark (Eremophila alpestris strigata), and the Mazama pocket gopher (Thomomys mazama).
Relationships of pocket gophers of the genus Geomys from the Central and Northern Great Plains.
Pocket gophers had been raising havoc with my new fruit trees, and in a half-hour the two predators had six confirmed kills.
A It looks like you have an energetic pocket gopher (or two) on your property.
In 2003, the Memphis Zoo performed a census and analysis of pine snakes and Baird's pocket gophers to aid in improved management and conservation.
Four species of three genera of pocket gophers (Geomyidae) reach limits of their geographic distributions in southeastern Colorado (Fitzgerald et al.