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    Author(s): Chris Maser; Bruce R. Mate; Jerry F. Franklin; C.T. Dyrness
    Date: 1981
    Source: USDA Forest Service, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station, General Technical Report PNW 133,
    Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
    Station: Pacific Northwest Research Station
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    Description

    The book presents detailed information on the biology, habitats, and life histories of the 96 species of mammals of the Oregon coast. Soils, geology, and vegetation are described and related to wildlife habitats for the 65 terrestrial and 31 marine species. The book is not simply an identification guide to the Oregon coast mammals but is a dynamic portrayal of their habits and habitats. Life histories are based on fieldwork and available literature. An extensive bibliography is included. Personal anecdotes of the authors provide entertaining reading. The book should be of use to students, educators, land-use planners. resource managers, wildlife biologists, and naturalists.

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    Citation

    Maser, Chris; Mate, Bruce R.; Franklin, Jerry F.; Dyrness, C.T. 1981. Natural History of Oregon Coast Mammals. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-133. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 524 p

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    Keywords

    Natural history, mammals (marine), mammals (land), Oregon coast, wildlife habitat

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