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Citation. Gunderson, H. L. 1950. A study of some small mammal populations at Cedar Creek Forest, Anoka County, Minnesota. Occasional Papers: Number 4. Minnesota Museum of Natural History, University of Minnesota. 49 pages.   [1312  CC]

Abstract. The purposes of this study were: (1) to determine fluctuations of certain small mammal populations at Cedar Creek Forest, (2) to evaluate factors which had a bearing on these fluctuations, such as breeding activity, home range, habitat preference, and habitat change, (3) to correlate occurrence of mammals with vegetational succession, and finally (4) to compare snap trapping with live trapping as a means of securing population data. The study was made from November 1947 to November 1948.

Keywords. small mammals, home range, habitat preference, trapping techniques

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