Hystrix, the Italian Journal of Mammalogy

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Book Review: Stefan Bosch and Peter W.W. Lurz. The Eurasian Red Squirrel

An excellent and complete monograph of the biology and ecology of the Eurasian red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris), in which the authors have consulted and reported nearly all the existing scientific literature up to date.  
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Vol 25, No 1 (2014)

Table of Contents


Surveillance, monitoring and surveys of wildlife diseases: a public health and conservation approach PDF (online first)
Vittorio Guberti, Laura Stancampiano, Nicola Ferrari


Will an ancient refuge become a modern one? a critical review on the conservation and research priorities for the red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) in the Iberian peninsula PDF (online first)
Rita Gomes Rocha, Lucas Armand Wauters, Maria da Luz Mathias, Carlos Fonseca
Habitat effects on hoarding plasticity in the Eurasian red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) PDF (online first)
Cheng Zong, Suonancuo Mei, Francesca Santicchia, Lucas A. Wauters, Damiano G. Preatoni, Adriano Martinoli
Inter-specific viral infections: Can the management of captive red squirrel collections help inform scientific research? PDF (online first)
Craig Michael Shuttleworth, David James Everest, Colin James McInnes, Andrew Greenwood, Nicholas Lawrence Jackson, Steve Rushton, Robert E Kenward
Spatial and temporal explorative analysis of sarcoptic mange in Alpine chamois (Rupicapra r. rupicapra) PDF (online first)
Sara Turchetto, Federica Obber, Roberto Permunian, Stefano Vendrami, Monica Lorenzetto, Nicola Ferré, Laura Stancampiano, Luca Rossi, Carlo Vittorio Citterio
Monitoring protocols for the evaluation of the impact of wild boar (Sus scrofa) rooting on plants and animals in forest ecosystems PDF (online first)
Stefano Fagiani, Daniele Fipaldini, Luca Santarelli, Sabina Burrascano, Eva Del Vico, Eleonora Giarrizzo, Maurizio Mei, Augusto Vigna Taglianti, Luigi Boitani, Alessio Mortelliti
Decreased small mammals species diversity and increased population abundance along a gradient of agricultural intensification PDF (online first)
Stefania Gentili, Maurizia Sigura, Laura Bonesi

Short Notes

Effect of wildlife refuges on small carnivores in a hunting area in Mediterranean habitat PDF (online first)
Javier Fernández-López, Guillermo Fandos, Luis Santiago Cano, Francisco José García, José Luis Tellería
Seasonal food habits of the red panda (Ailurus fulgens) in Rara National Park, Nepal PDF (online first)
Hari Prasad Sharma, Jon E. Swenson, Jerrold L. Belant
Winter habitat selection by the European hare (Lepus europaeus) during feeding activity in a farmland area of southern Tuscany (Italy) PDF (online first)
Francesco Santilli, Gisella Paci, Marco Bagliacca
Is the micronucleus test indicative of the chronic exposure to genotoxic agents in all mammals? Implications of the spleen in the results of this test PDF (online first)
Silvia Villar
Fatal long distance roaming of a male bear highlights survival threats to dispersing bears in the Apennines, central Italy PDF (online first)
Paolo Forconi, Francesca Davoli, Gianpiero Di Clemente, Massimo Dell’Orso, Ivana Pizzol, Ettore Randi, Paolo Ciucci
Rediscovery of Mehely's horseshoe bat (Rhinolophus mehelyi) in peninsular Italy PDF (online first)
Gianna Dondini, Alessandra Tomassini, Salvatore Inguscio, Emanuela Rossi
First record of a possibly overlooked impact by alien parrots on a bat (Nyctalus leisleri) PDF (online first)
Mattia Menchetti, Riccardo Scalera, Emiliano Mori

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