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  • Age structure, dispersion and diet of a population of stoats (Mustela erminea) in southern Fiordland during the decline phase of the beechmast cycle

    Purdey, D. C.; King, Carolyn M.; Lawrence, B. (RSNZ Publishing, 2004-09-01)
    The dispersion, age structure and diet of stoats (Mustela erminea) in beech forest in the Borland and Grebe Valleys, Fiordland National Park, were examined during December and January 2000/01, 20 months after a heavy ...
  • Biology of mustelids: reviews and future directions

    Mcdonald, Robbie A.; King, Carolyn M. (Wiley, 2000)
    The mustelidae is the largest and most diverse family of the Carnivora. The family is unified by an ancestral long-thin body plan, and the physical, physiological and ecological consequences this has for them. Yet within ...
  • Do ship rats display predatory behaviour towards house mice?

    Bridgman, Lucy Jade; Innes, John G.; Gillies, C.; Fitzgerald, N. B.; Miller, Steven D.; King, Carolyn M. (Elsevier, 2013)
    Control operations for invasive ship rats, Rattus rattus, in New Zealand forests are often followed by increased house mouse, Mus musculus, detections suggesting rats suppress mice. A potential mechanism is intraguild ...
  • A dramatic landscape

    Lowe, David J.; King, Carolyn M. (Springer and New Zealand Department of Conservation, 2015)
    This chapter introduces the story of Pureora Forest Park (PFP), in the central North Island, New Zealand, by describing the extremely violent Taupo eruption of c. AD 232 and its consequences for the surrounding forests and ...
  • Effect of grazing on ship rat density in forest fragments of lowland Waikato, New Zealand

    Innes, John G.; King, Carolyn M.; Bridgman, Lucy Jade; Fitzgerald, Neil; Arnold, Greg; Cox, Neil R. (New Zealand Ecological Society, 2010)
    Ship rat (Rattus rattus) density was assessed by snap-trapping during summer and autumn in eight indigenous forest fragments (mean 5 ha) in rural landscapes of Waikato, a lowland pastoral farming district of the North ...

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