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Ecology of white-tailed deer in eastern Everglades National Park

Ecology of white-tailed deer in eastern Everglades National Park

an overview

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Published by Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida in Gainesville, FL .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • White-tailed deer -- Florida -- Everglades National Park

  • Edition Notes

    StatementTommy R. Smith ... [et al.]
    SeriesBulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History -- v.39, no.4
    ContributionsSmith, Tommy R.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. [141]-172 :
    Number of Pages172
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14537000M
    OCLC/WorldCa35865354


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Ecology of white-tailed deer in eastern Everglades National Park Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Ecology of white-tailed deer in eastern Everglades National Park: an overview. [Tommy R Smith;]. Everglades National Park is an American national park that protects the southern twenty percent of the original Everglades in Florida.

The park is the largest tropical wilderness in the United States, and the largest wilderness of any kind east of the Mississippi River. An average of one million people visit the park each on: Miami-Dade, Monroe, & Collier.

The geography and ecology of the Everglades involve the complex elements affecting the natural environment throughout the southern region of the U.S. state of Florida. Before drainage, the Everglades were an interwoven mesh of marshes and. White-Tailed Deer: Ecology and Management Hardcover – October 1, by Lowell K.

Halls (Editor) out of 5 stars 9 ratings. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from /5(7). In places such as Glacier National Park in Montana and several national parks in the Columbian Mountains (Mount Revelstoke National Park) and Canadian Rocky Mountains, as well as in the Yukon Territory (Yoho National Park and Kootenay National Park), white-tailed deer are shy and more reclusive than the coexisting mule deer, elk, and : Mammalia.

Background. The white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) is the most economically important big game mammal in North America andover $50 billion was spent on deer hunting in the United States. In Florida, deer hunting generated $95 million dollars in state and local taxes and genera jobs in More than 40 species of mammals inhabit Everglades National Park.

Many species commonly associated with drier habitats of forest and fields have adapted to the semi-aquatic environment that constitutes much of the Everglades. It is not unusual to see white-tailed deer foraging for food in the sawgrass prairie, and bobcat can occasionally be.

Biology and Management of White-tailed Deer organizes and presents information on the most studied large mammal species in the world. The book covers the evolutionary history of the species, its anatomy, physiology, and nutrition, population dynamics, and ecology across its vast range (from central Canada through northern South America).5/5(6).

Facts About White-tailed Deer “White-tailed” comes from the coloration on the underside of the deer’s tail. You will see a deer flick up its tail when it senses danger.

Home range for deer on the Refuge is sq miles. Few deer give birth before the age of 2. There are four subspecies of white-tailed deer in Florida.

One of the most widely-distributed large mammals in North America, white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus), can be found at Fire Island National Seashore. While native to the Northeastern United States and Atlantic barrier islands, deer were not numerous on Fire Island in when the park was established.

White-tailed deer can be found from southern Canada all the way down to South America (De la Rosa-Reyna, X.F. et al ). The home range of white-tailed deer can vary in different regions based on food and cover availability and human disturbance during different times of the year.

A survey of the literature was conducted on the occurrence of wildlife on tree islands in the southern Everglades. Studies relating to this topic are few in number and taxonomically unbalanced. Mammals received the greatest attention, Cited by:   The white-tailed deer of the Everglades are the same as those found throughout the United States, however they are smaller, because they do not need an extra layer of fat for winter.

White-tailed deer are omnivores and eat about 4 lbs of plants a day. These deer can be found feeding in open sawgrass and bedding in hardwood hammock habitats. Everglades National Park is a national park in the U.S. state of Florida that protects the southern 25 percent of the original is the largest subtropical wilderness in the United States, and is visited on average by one million people each year.

[1] It is the third-largest national park in the lower 48 states after Death Valley and Yellowstone. White-tailed deer, the smallest members of the North American deer family, are found from southern Canada to South America. In the heat of summer they typically inhabit fields and meadows using.

Title Population Ecology of White-tailed Deer in the Drift Prairie-Coteau of North Dakota Department Biology Degree Master of Science In presenting this thesis in partial fulfillment of the requirements for a graduate degree from the University of North Dakota, I agree that the library of this University File Size: 2MB.

White-tailed deer, (Odocoileus virginianus), common American deer of the family Cervidae (order Artiodactyla) that covers a huge range from the Arctic Circle in western Canada to 18 degrees south of the Equator in Peru and Bolivia.

The white-tailed deer get. The idea of a national park for the Everglades was pitched inwhen a Miami land developer named Ernest F. Coe established the Everglades Tropical National Park Association.

It had enough support to be declared a national park by Congress in It took another 13 years to be dedicated on December 6,   Everglades National Park has a very large population of white-tailed deer. Which of these changes within this habitat is MOST LIKELY to harm only weaker, older deer, but not younger and healthier deer.

A.) A drought which decreases food supply B.) A slight increase in the Florida panther population C.). The first opportunity for information and assistance when you arrive in Everglades National Park, the Ernest Coe Visitor Center is worth a stop when visiting the park.

With educational exhibitions and plenty of maps, the Ernest Coe Visitor Center is the perfect place to get an overview of the extensive offerings in the Everglades.

White-tailed deer lives in wooded areas ranging from Southern Canada to most of the United States. They live in a variety of habitats from deserts to wetlands, mountains to prairies, and in bitter cold and extreme heat.

There is an abundant amount of white tailed deer found in Carolina Beach State Park in Carolina Beach, NC. Welcome to the Everglades National Park Information Page. Here you will find all you need to know about the natural history of the park.

Learn about the geology, trees, mammals, birds, or other plants and wildlife of the area. Everglades National Park is located in the southern tip of Florida, just west of the city of Miami/5(43). AMERICA’S SUBTROPICAL WONDERLAND.

Everglades may not be our largest national park (that honor belongs to Wrangell-St. Elias in Alaska), but it is certainly the wettest.

During and after the rainy season, when not only the mangrove swamp but also the sawgrass prairie is under water, most of the park abounds in fish and other water life, and even the white-tailed deer. The park is divided in half by the Pompton River while the Ramapo River hugs the eastern shoreline.

Pompton Aquatic Park provides much needed habitat to a multitude of wildlife including Great Blue Heron, Wood Turtle, White-Tailed Deer, Muskrat and other wildlife. The land that became Pompton Aquatic Park was part of the Morris Canal. University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point > Wildlife Ecology > Wildlife Ecology > White-tailed Deer Home.

White-tailed Deer. The White-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) is a mid-sized cervid. During the summer months they appear as brown or reddish-brown and during the fall and winter months they appear as greyish-brown.

White is found on the. Everglades National Park has a very large population of white-tailed deer. Which of these changes within this habitat is MOST LIKELY to harm only weaker, older deer, but not younger and healthier deer.

A) a drought which decreases the food supply B) a slight increase in the Florida panther population C) a fire that burns thousands of acres of the Everglades D) a.

The Key deer is a subspecies of the white-tailed deer and is only found in the keys of southern Florida. The key deer, an endangered species in the state of Florida, is similar in appearance to white-tailed deer, but smaller and with proportionally.

The year-round food habits of white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus seminolus Rafinesque) were studied in the wet prairie-tree island habitat of.

The White Tailed Deer is found primarily in wooded areas where they have sufficient cover from predators. As shown in this photograph, this is a typical environment that a white tailed deer might live in.

It has sufficient foliage, is not entirely flat so they can hide behind hills, and has a. Severe mammal declines coincide with proliferation of invasive Burmese pythons in Everglades National Park Article (PDF Available) in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (7)   Find out more about white-tail deer behavior, life cycle, and population changes in the USA.

This beautiful STEM video brings to life core. Habitat: Saw grass marshes are the dominant vegetation community, which comprise approximately 65 to 70 percent of the total vegetation coverage of the Everglades.

It also occurs throughout the southeastern U.S. growing in fresh and brackish water wetlands where it provides food and shelter to wading birds and other animals.

What Parts of the U.S. Mainland Are Climatically Suitable for Invasive Alien Pythons Spreading from Everglades National Park?* Gordon H. Rodda**, Catherine S.

Jarnevich, and Robert N. Reed in size from house wrens to white-tailed deer have already been removed from the. Welcome to the Predator Masters Forums Be sure to visit the main Predator Master website at Behaviors of Bobcats Preying on White-tailed Deer in the Everglades.

SARGENT, JR. AND J. ZULTOWSKY. Population ecology of white-tailed deer in Big Cypress National Preserve and Everglades National Park. Final Rep.

to USDI–Natl. Park. White-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) can be found in southern Canada, throughout most of the United States and into South America. They can live in a variety of habitats, but prefer dense thickets that provide cover and grazing at the edges.

These dainty, yet athletic deer, have developed a range of adaptations. The book was carefully designed and written to be of interest and use to sportsmen and other wildlife conservation enthusiasts, as well as to professional wildlife biologists, managers, researchers, administrators, educators and students.

White-tailed Deer: Ecology and Management. Lowell K. Halls. Stackpole Books, - Nature - s: 1. Vector-borne pathogens cause many of the most deadly and debilitating of all infectious diseases.

Our ability to interrupt pathogen transmission before epidemics occur is limited by our understanding of ecological drivers of pathogen amplification and spillover. Humans and non-human animals are linked through the arthropods that transmit the pathogens that. Since the s wading bird _____ have declined by 95% in Everglades National Park.

During the winter of about white-tailed deer died in the Upper Peninsual in Michigan. Fitzgerald reported in her book that of snake products were imported to the US in Ecology and management of white-tailed deer in a changing world William J. McShea Deer and eastern forests McShea white-tailed deer, there is a dedicated management removing million deer per year from a national population that exceeds 25 million is well below the annual recruitment rate.

For example, the legal. Savanna River Ecology Lab. Since the 's wading bird ___ has declined by 95% in Everglades National Park. Grazing mammals. Elephant birds and Moas filled the niche of ___ on certain oceanic islands.

The possession limit for white tailed deer. Everglades National Park is a national park in the U.S. state of Florida that protects the southern 20 percent of the original Everglades. In the United States, it is the largest subtropical wilderness, the largest wilderness of any kind east of the Mississippi River, and is visited on average by one million people each year.

[3].The white-tailed deer is the largest herbivore in the Everglades and a major prey source for the endangered Florida panther. Since the early 's, when intensive water management began, the greater Everglades and Big Cypress deer population has declined by almost 75%, from a high ofdeer.

Everglades National Park spans million acres of wetlands and protects fragile ecosystems that are critical to the health and environment in South Florida (Wells, ). Biscayne National Park is the largest marine park in the .