Deer Mice

Some articles on deer mice, deer:

Functional Response - Type III
... Holling identified this mechanism in shrews and deer mice feeding on sawflies ... At low numbers of sawfly cocoons per acre, deer mice especially experienced exponential growth in terms of the number of cocoons consumed per individual as the ... of the type III functional response was also observed in the deer mice ...
Peromyscus Maniculatus - Habitat
... The majority of deer mice nest up high in large hollow trees ... The deer mouse nests alone for the most part but will sometimes nest with a deer mouse of the opposite sex ... The deer mouse is generally a nocturnal creature ...
Peromyscus Maniculatus - Diet
... Deer mice mice are omnivorous the main dietary items usually include seeds, fruits, arthropods, leaves, and fungi fungi has the least amount of intake ... Throughout the year, the deer mouse will change its eating habits to reflect on what is available to eat during that season ... During winter months, the arthropods compose of one-fifth of the deer mouse's food ...

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