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Activity, new object and new place reactions of several Rattus species

Philip E. Cowan

Activity, new object and new place reactions of several Rattus species

by Philip E. Cowan

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Published by Australian National University in Canberra .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesPhD thesis, 1975
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 microfilm
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20919826M

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Activity, new object and new place reactions of several Rattus species by Philip E. Cowan Download PDF EPUB FB2

Abstract. The behaviour of the wild “black” or “house” rat, Rattus rattus L., was studied in an artificial environment, a plus-maze. The Activity consisted of a ceCited by: New object reaction of R.

rattus is elicited by the contrast between the unfamiliar configuration of the object and the familiar background against which it is presented. Home» ANU Research» ANU Theses» Open Access Theses» Activity, new object and new place reactions of several Rattus species Activity, new object and new place reactions of several Rattus species.

Download ( MB) link to publisher version. Statistics; Export Reference to BibTeX;Cited by: 3. Experiment 1 shows that the new object reaction of R. rattus is elicited by the contrast between (a) the unfamiliar configuration of the stimuli of the object and (b) the familiar configuration of the background against which it is CUES FOR NEOPHOBIA BY R.

RATTUS 41 by: Reaction to new objects and places was measured in several ways. The rats usually avoided new objects placed in a familiar area, but showed little hesitation to explore a previously inaccessible area. Latency measures indicate new place neophobia in Rattus species.

Behav. Process. Latency to enter an unfamiliar wooden alley from the home cage was recorded on successive daily trials in several populations of domestic by: 5. Search the catalogue for collection items held by the National Library of Australia New Search eResources User Lists Feedback Help Collection Delivery Times Visitor Update: COVID Ask a Librarian Due to the need to contain the spread of coronavirus (COVID) the Library building and reading rooms are closed to visitors until further notice.

Cowan, P. Activity, new place and new object reactions of several Rattus species. Doctoral dissertation, The Australian National University, Google ScholarAuthor: James L. Wolfe. Context The Norway rat (Rattus norvegicus) is recognised as one of the most harmful invasive mammal species in natural, urban and rural environments worldwide.

Prevention and control of pest species in livestock farms is necessary to protect animal and human health, but control practices usually do not take into account the biology and ecology of the species to be controlled. The understanding Cited by: 3. Books at Amazon.

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Object neophobia. Neither latency to approach (F 7,64 =p = ), nor latency to eat (F 7,64 = p), nor any interaction terms varied significantly between sparrow populations (n = 32 for each population; Figure 3).In both populations, however, approach latency was affected by object type (F 3,64 =p).Sparrows were more willing to approach seed-filled dishes when Cited by:   Rattus norvegicus is one of over 60 species in the mammalian genus Rattus (Musser and Carlton, ), which can be divided into seven systematic groups ().The deepest divergence within the genus occurred million years ago and separates a lineage of rats that are endemic to New Guinea from the other groups (Robins et al., ).Rats belong to the Muridae family in the Rodentia : Klaudia Modlinska, Wojciech Pisula.

Food neophobia is a reaction to novel food observed in many animal species, particularly omnivores, including Rattus norvegicus. A neophobic reaction is typically characterised by avoidance of novel food and the necessity to assess both its potential value and toxicity by the by: 6.

Several studies have compared object neophobia across species, sometimes suffering from a lack of a control group. If, for example, species A moves less than species B in the presence of a novel object, we should not necessarily conclude that species A is more neophobic; species A may simply be less active overall, even in the absence of the Cited by: B.

Without human activity, all species would survive and there would be no extinctions. Endangered wild species often become extinct due to different combinations of factors. Commercial hunting and fishing are careful not to deplete animal reserves.

Introduction of new exotic species helps preserve biodiversity and slow extinction. Question: Identify Each Of The Species In The Following Reaction.

H_2 O + ^-NH_2 Rightarrow NH_3 + ^-OH. This problem has been solved. See the answer. An analysis was made, on the basis of owl pellets collected in May and July in 19 localities, of the Micromammalia fauna in the southern and northern, parts of the Lublin Coal Basin.

The pellets originated chiefly from Tyto alba guttata (C. Brehm). The greatest percentage (%) was formed by rodents, lesser by insectivores (%) and only a small percentage (%) by bats, in. One of the spontaneous and complex activities that could be observed in rats [16], [17], [18], [19]and many other rodents [18], [20]is burrowing.

It is characterized by a high rate of individual differences and strongly affected by diseases, treatments, surgical interventions, etc. [17].Cited by: A divergent evolution that occurs in relative short time when one species diversifies due to the result of new habits, or ecological opportunities.

Gradualism A theory that demonstrates that evolution proceeds into small, gradual steps. Enthralled with their new baby, Yolanda and Jay came to my child development class when Joshua was 4 weeks old to share their reactions to new parenthood. Holding little Joshua over his shoulder while patting him gently, Jay remarked, “When we first saw him—a File Size: 2MB.

Answer to Identify each species in the following reactions as either an acid or a base, in the Brønsted–Lowry sense.2. Place 10 mice (beans) in the field (dish).

Assume there is one weasel (spoon) in the field. Make one pass through the dish with the spoon. Count the number of mice caught and record this number in Table 1 under Predator #1.

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making a series of observations C. a structured test of a hypothesis D. a chance to try something new 24 minutes ago 4. This biome has organisms that are adapted to store water and cool themselves in extreme heat.