Hibernating Meadow Jumping Mouse on Nantucket Island, Massachusetts

Observations were made of subterranean nests of Zapus hudsonius on Nantucket Island, Massachusetts, and three individuals in hibernation. Behavior of one individual that broke dormancy shortly after discovery is discussed, as well as that of another kept in captivity and in dormancy most of the time...

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Journal Title: Journal of mammalogy Vol. 46; no. 1; pp. 67 - 76
Authors: Joseph H. Waters, Bernard H. Stockley
Format: Article
Published: American Society of Mammalogists, 1965
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