Winter Prey

TITLES BY JOHN SANDFORD Rules of Prey Shadow Prey Eyes of Prey Silent Prey Winter Prey Night Prey Mind Prey Sudden Prey Secret Prey Certain Prey Easy Prey Chosen Prey Mortal Prey Naked Prey Hidden Prey Broken Prey Invisible Prey Phantom ...

Author: John Sandford

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101146255

Category: Fiction

Page: 416

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It's the dead of winter, and a killer like no other is turning a small Wisconsin town into a death trap-one that's closing in on Lucas Davenport.

Mind Prey

ALSO BY JOHN SANDFORD Rules of Prey Shadow Prey Eyes of Prey Silent Prey Winter Prey Night Prey Sudden Prey Secret Prey Certain Prey Easy Prey Chosen Prey Mortal Prey Naked Prey Hidden Prey Broken Prey Invisible Prey Phantom Prey Wicked ...

Author: John Sandford

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781471182051

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

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**Don't miss John Sandford's brand-new thriller Masked Prey, available now** A Lucas Davenport thriller by internationally bestselling novelist John Sandford It's raining when Andi leaves the parent-teacher meeting with her two daughters. She doesn't notice the red van parked beside her, or the van door slide open. The last thing she does notice is the hand reaching out for her and her girls... This time, Lucas Davenport has truly met his match - a nemesis more intelligent, and more depraved, than any he has tracked before. A pure, wanton killer who knows more about mind games than even Davenport himself. ***READERS LOVE THE PREY SERIES*** 'John Sandford knows all there is to know about detonating the gut-level shocks of a good thriller' The New York Times Book Review ? 'The best Lucas Davenport story so far. The man has a fine touch for outlaws' Stephen King on Golden Prey 'Sandford’s trademark blend of rough humor and deadly action keeps the pages turning until the smile-inducing wrap-up, which reveals the fates of a number of his quirky, memorable characters' Publishers Weekly on Golden Prey 'It appears there is no limit to John Sandford’s ability to keep new breath and blood flowing into his Lucas Davenport series. This is a series you must be reading if you are not already' Bookreporter.com 'Sandford has always been at the top of any list of great mystery writers. His writing and the appeal of his lead character are as fresh as ever' The Huffington Post 'Sandford is consistently brilliant' Cleveland Plain Dealer

Birds in Our Lives

and early fall , however , meadow voles had surpassed all other prey species or groups in numbers and remained the predominant prey throughout the fall , winter , and early spring . Now we have measured the raptors , determined what ...

Author: United States Sport Fisheries and Wildlife Bureau

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015006120615

Category: Birds

Page: 561

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Phase 1

Not all prey were identifiable to species : 46.5 % were identified to genus or species , 26.4 % to family ... Biomass of winter prey was composed primarily of polychaetes ( 42 % ) , mysids ( 38 % ) , and gammarid amphipods ( 11 % ) ...

Author: Brenda A. Holladay

Publisher:

ISBN: UCSD:31822028177780

Category: Fishes

Page: 27

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Ecophysiology of Spiders

IV Feeding Ecology of Winter-Active Spiders CASSIE W. AITCHISON" CONTENTS 1 Introduction . ... 264 2 Why and How Does Winter Feeding Occur? ... 272 6.2 Biochemical Prey Composition and Possible Effects on Supercooling .

Author: Wolfgang Nentwig

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783642715525

Category: Science

Page: 448

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Recently another book on insect physiology was published. It was restricted to a few focal points as are many of these new insect physiology books, but there was considerable depth in its specialized point of view. We were dis cussing the structure of this book and of insect physiology books, in general, when Prof. Remmert asked me " . . . and what about books on spider physio logy?" Silence. Then I started to explain "oh yes, there is a congress pro ceedings volume on this topic and there is a group with excellent publica tions on another topic . . . ", but I felt that this answer was weak. One can no longer buy the proceedings volume in a bookshop and to read a series of publications on a given topic one must search in a library for a dozen journals. Why is there not a single book on spider physiology comparable with the many books on insect physiology? Are spiders a scientific ivory tower, far from public interest and commercial importance? I do not think so, although spiders are one of the many "forgotten" animal groups which always grew in the shadow of the insects. There are research groups working on spider physiology, there are fascinating phenomena in this animal group and there are plenty of exciting results. Spiders may have been always underresearch ed, but research is progressing. In the last few years, new books have been published, e. g.

Martes

Because small mammal trapping was done during the spring , summer , and fall , total rodent capture rates or simple prey density may be misleading regarding availability of prey during winter . Species - specific availability of prey ...

Author: Provincial Museum of Alberta

Publisher: University of Alberta

ISBN: 077325370X

Category: Science

Page: 474

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In 1995, the University of Alberta hosted The Second International Martes Symposium, an event that brought together scientists to discuss the state of knowledge about mammals of the genus Martes, which includes martens, fishers, and sables. Martes: Taxonomy, Ecology, Techniques, and Management is the proceedings of this symposium and is comprised of 31 technical papers on diverse aspects of these small carnivores. The papers highlight research findings and the importance of the genus Martes to naturalists, zoologists, wildlife managers and foresters. This book is a useful reference for researchers and members of the public interested in discovering more about the habits and conservation of martens, fishers, and sables.

Steller Sea Lion Protection Measures

“ WAF ( winter adult female ) sea lions did not forage as close to haul - out sites as SAF [ summer adult females ) , suggesting that in winter prey availability is reduced near the site or that a richer prey supply is available beyond ...

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Publisher:

ISBN: NWU:35556033424128

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Activity Patterns in Small Mammals

nerability of summer prey was different than that for winter prey, a phenomenon also described for polecats (Lode 1995). Ground-dwelling sciurids (i.e., Tamias, Spermophilus) are available only during the summer and then only during the ...

Author: S. Halle

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783642182648

Category: Science

Page: 322

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Environmental conditions change considerably in the course of 24 h with respect to abiotic factors and intra- and interspecific interactions. These changes result in limited time windows of opportunity for animal activities and, hence, the question of when to do what is subject to fitness maximisation. This volume gives a current overview of theoretical considerations and empirical findings of activity patterns in small mammals, a group in which the energetic and ecological constraints are particularly severe and the diversity of activity patterns is particularly high. Following a comparative ecological approach, for the first time activity timing is consequently treated in terms of behavioural and evolutionary ecology, providing the conceptual framework for chronoecology as a new subdiscipline within behavioural ecology. An extensive Appendix gives an introduction to methods of activity modelling and to tools for statistical pattern analysis.