The Journal of Mammalogy is the flagship publication of the American Society of Mammalogists. Both the society and the journal were founded in 1919. The peer-reviewed journal publishes papers about mammals throughout the world and their conservation. Papers may be on all aspects of the biology of mammals, including ecology, genetics, conservation, behavior, systematics, morphology and physiology. The journal also publishes news about the American Society of Mammalogists and advertises student scholarship opportunities.
A roly-poly pika gathers much moss
In some mountain ranges, Earth's warming climate is driving rabbit relatives known as pikas to higher elevations or wiping them out. But University of Utah biologists discovered that roly-poly pikas living ...
Multiple mates worth the risk for female prairie dogs
Mating with more than one male increases reproductive success for female prairie dogs, despite an increase in risks. This is according to a new study published in The Journal of Mammalogy by behavioral ecolog ...
Though manatee population has grown, low diversity still a risk
(Phys.org)—A new research study gauging the outlook for the Florida manatee shows that it's a case of great news and not-so-great news.
Urban coyotes never stray: New study finds 100 percent monogamy
(Phys.org)—Coyotes living in cities don't ever stray from their mates, and stay with each other till death do them part, according to a new study.
Study: Wolverines need refrigerators
Wolverines live in harsh conditions; they range over large areas of cold mountainous low-productivity habitat with persistent snow. The paper suggests wolverines take advantage of the crevices and boulders ...
Stable isotopes provide “signature” for researchers to study animals
Researchers have many tools available in studying and observing mammals. One is quite small—the stable isotope. Exploring ecological questions through analysis of stable isotopes is a rapidly developing area of research.
New species of bat found in Vietnam
A distinctive echolocation frequency led to the discovery of a new species of bat within the genus Hipposideros. Although this bat is similar to the species Hipposideros armiger, differences in acoustics, ...