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    Author(s): James F. Taulman; Ronald E. Thill; T. Bently Wigley; M. Anthony Melchiors
    Date: 1992
    Source: American Midland Naturalist. 127(1): 208-210
    Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
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    Bottles were tested as traps for small mammals. Used in conjunction with three types of snap traps over 30,240 trap nights, bottles captured eight (2%) of the total 421 mammals taken. Bottles were inefficient in capturing small mammals compared to snap traps.

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    Taulman, James F.; Thill, Ronald E.; Wigley, T. Bently; Melchiors, M. Anthony. 1992. A comparison of bottles and snap traps for short-term small mammal sampling. American Midland Naturalist. 127(1): 208-210.


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