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Thermoregulation and maintenance energy expenditures of moose (Alces alces) infested with winter ticks (Dermacentor albipictus) Open Access

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Subject/Keyword
Moose--Parasites.
Moose--Parasites--Environmental aspects.
Moose--Metabolism.
Moose--Wintering.
Moose--Respiration.
Moose--Mortality.
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Thesis
Degree grantor
University of Alberta
Author or creator
Welch, Dwight Afton.
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Department
Department of Zoology
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Date accepted
1988
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Degree
Master of Science
Degree level
Master's
Abstract
Masters thesis. Assesses the influence of tick infestations on the metabolic rates of captive moose. Also examines some of the ways that moose counteract the negative effect of this parasite. All animals used in the study were bottle-reared in captivity at research stations in Alberta.
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English
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doi:10.7939/R30C4SV8R
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Permission is hereby granted to the University of Alberta Libraries to reproduce single copies of this thesis and to lend or sell such copies for private, scholarly or scientific research purposes only. The author reserves all other publication and other rights in association with the copyright in the thesis and, except as herein before provided, neither the thesis nor any substantial portion thereof may be printed or otherwise reproduced in any material form whatsoever without the author's prior written permission.
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