TITLE

Late winter--putting the punch on wildlife?

PUB. DATE
February 1997
SOURCE
New York State Conservationist;Feb97, Vol. 51 Issue 4, Wild in New York p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the effects of winter on the wild turkey populations in New York. Addition of several pounds to the turkeys' winter weight in the form of a fatty sponge on the front of their chest muscles; Use of the winter season to prepare for the heavy stresses of an early spring breeding season.
ACCESSION #
325342

 

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