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

  • Author / Creator
    Welch, Dwight Afton.
  • 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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  • Graduation date
    1988
  • Type of Item
    Thesis
  • Degree
    Master of Science
  • DOI
    https://doi.org/10.7939/R30C4SV8R
  • License
    This thesis is made available by the University of Alberta Libraries with permission of the copyright owner solely for non-commercial purposes. This thesis, or any portion thereof, may not otherwise be copied or reproduced without the written consent of the copyright owner, except to the extent permitted by Canadian copyright law.
  • Language
    English
  • Institution
    University of Alberta
  • Degree level
    Master's
  • Department
    • Department of Zoology