fossorial mammal

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a burrowing mammal having limbs adapted for digging

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It has been stressed that it would be ecologically advantageous for the hearing of fossorial mammals to be tuned towards low frequencies, which have been shown to be better propagated than higher frequencies in underground tunnels (Fleischer, 1978).
Further observations on the ear in fossorial mammals with special considerations of Chlamyphorus truncatus (Harlan).
juveniles) can be successfully captured and we discuss general trapping practices for juvenile fossorial mammals.
Unfortunately, little is known about the frequency of long-distance dispersal in pocket gophers, but this behavior probably is less common in fossorial mammals than in more vagile organisms.
Two species of fossorial mammals occurred at FLSRA.