Data about <i>Lontra canadensis</i>

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Distribution

 
native range includes
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United States (USA)
US Forest Service Fire Effects Information Service  
 
geographic range (size of area)
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11,887,021.15 km²
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longitude median
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-110 decimal degrees
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longitude min
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-168 decimal degrees
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longitude max
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-52.6 decimal degrees
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latitude median
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47.6 decimal degrees
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latitude min
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24.94 decimal degrees
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latitude max
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70.25 decimal degrees
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latitude min
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44.85 degrees
OBIS Environmental Information  
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47.27 degrees
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
latitude max
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44.85 degrees
OBIS Environmental Information  
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48.76 degrees
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
longitude min
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-125 degrees
OBIS Environmental Information  
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-65.4 degrees
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
longitude max
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-122 degrees
OBIS Environmental Information  
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-65.4 degrees
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
geographic distribution includes
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Alaska Peninsula montane taiga
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Alaska-St. Elias Range tundra
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Alberta Mountain forests
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Alberta-British Columbia foothills forests
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Allegheny Highlands forests
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Appalachian mixed mesophytic forests
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Appalachian-Blue Ridge forests
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Arctic coastal tundra
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Arctic foothills tundra
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Atlantic coastal pine barrens
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Beringia lowland tundra
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Beringia upland tundra
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Blue Mountains forests
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British Columbia mainland coastal forests
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Brooks-British Range tundra
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California Central Valley grasslands
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California interior chaparral and woodlands
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Canadian Aspen forests and parklands
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Cascade Mountains leeward forests
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Central and Southern Cascades forests
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Central British Columbia Mountain forests
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Central Canadian Shield forests
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Central forest-grasslands transition
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Central Pacific coastal forests
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Central tall grasslands
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Central U.S. hardwood forests
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Cook Inlet taiga
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Copper Plateau taiga
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East Central Texas forests
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Eastern Canadian forests
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Eastern Canadian Shield taiga
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Eastern Cascades forests
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Eastern forest-boreal transition
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Eastern Great Lakes lowland forests
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Edwards Plateau savanna
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Everglades
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Florida sand pine scrub
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Fraser Plateau and Basin complex
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Great Basin montane forests
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Great Basin shrub steppe
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Gulf of Maine
World Register of Marine Species  
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Gulf of St. Lawrence lowland forests
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Interior Alaska-Yukon lowland taiga
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Interior Yukon-Alaska alpine tundra
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Klamath-Siskiyou forests
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low Arctic
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Low Arctic tundra
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Mid-Continental Canadian forests
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Middle Atlantic coastal forests
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Midwestern Canadian Shield forests
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Mississippi lowland forests
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Montana Valley and Foothill grasslands
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Muskwa-Slave Lake forests
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Nearctic
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Neotropical
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New England-Acadian forests
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Newfoundland Highland forests
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North Central Rockies forests
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North West Atlantic
World Register of Marine Species  
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Northeastern coastal forests
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Northern California coastal forests
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Northern Canadian Shield taiga
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Northern Cordillera forests
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Northern Pacific coastal forests
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Northern short grasslands
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Northern tall grasslands
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Northern transitional alpine forests
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Northwest Territories taiga
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Ogilvie-MacKenzie alpine tundra
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Okanagan dry forests
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Ozark Mountain forests
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Pacific Coastal Mountain icefields and tundra
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Palouse grasslands
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Piney Woods forests
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Puget lowland forests
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Queen Charlotte Islands
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Sierra Nevada forests
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Snake-Columbia shrub steppe
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South Avalon-Burin oceanic barrens
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South Central Rockies forests
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South Florida rocklands
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Southeastern conifer forests
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Southeastern mixed forests
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Southern Great Lakes forests
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Southern Hudson Bay taiga
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Texas blackland prairies
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Torngat Mountain tundra
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Upper Midwest forest-savanna transition
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Wasatch and Uinta montane forests
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Western Great Lakes forests
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Western Gulf Coastal grasslands
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Willamette Valley forests
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Wyoming Basin shrub steppe
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Yukon Interior dry forests
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Physical Description

 
body length (VT) average
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683.1 mm adult
PanTHERIA  
 
body mass average
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6,225 g female
Life History Characteristics of Placental Non-Volant Mammals  
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141 g
Life History Characteristics of Placental Non-Volant Mammals  
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1,510 g
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  
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1,510 g
Life History Characteristics of Placental Non-Volant Mammals  
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3.91 log10 grams
Macroecological database of mammalian body mass  
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3.91 log10 grams
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  
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6,225 g
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  
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8,087.4 g
Macroecological database of mammalian body mass  
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8,087.4 g
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  
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8,087.42 g adult
PanTHERIA  
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135.94 g newborn animal
PanTHERIA  
 
teat number average
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4
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weight
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9,000 g adult
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
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140 g neonate stage
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
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1,510 g weanling
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Ecology

 
trophic level
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carnivore
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carnivore
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primary diet
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animals
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animals
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fish
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fish
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invertebrates
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vertebrates
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vertebrates
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diet includes
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birds
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fruit
MammalDiet  
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herptile
MammalDiet  
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herptile
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mammals
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mammals
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plants
MammalDiet  
 
habitat
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animal habitation
Environments - EOL project  
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aquatic habitat
Environments - EOL project  
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backwater
Environments - EOL project  
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bay
Environments - EOL project  
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canyon
Environments - EOL project  
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coast
Environments - EOL project  
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coast
Environments - EOL project  
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coast
Environments - EOL project  
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coast
Environments - EOL project  
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coastal wetland
Environments - EOL project  
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coniferous forest biome
Environments - EOL project  
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contaminated water
Environments - EOL project  
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desert
Environments - EOL project  
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estuarine biome
Environments - EOL project  
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estuary
Environments - EOL project  
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estuary
Environments - EOL project  
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flood plain
Environments - EOL project  
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forest
Environments - EOL project  
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fresh water
Environments - EOL project  
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fresh water
Environments - EOL project  
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freshwater habitat
IUCN  
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freshwater marsh
Environments - EOL project  
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grassland
Environments - EOL project  
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gravel
Environments - EOL project  
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island
Environments - EOL project  
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isthmus
Environments - EOL project  
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lagoon
Environments - EOL project  
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lake
Environments - EOL project  
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lake
Environments - EOL project  
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Large river biome
Environments - EOL project  
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marine biome
Environments - EOL project  
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marine habitat
IUCN  
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marsh
Environments - EOL project  
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marsh
Environments - EOL project  
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marsh
Environments - EOL project  
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mount
Environments - EOL project  
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mountain
Environments - EOL project  
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mountain
Environments - EOL project  
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mudflat
Environments - EOL project  
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national wildlife refuge
Environments - EOL project  
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ocean
Environments - EOL project  
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plain
Environments - EOL project  
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plateau
Environments - EOL project  
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pond
Environments - EOL project  
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pond
Environments - EOL project  
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prairie
Environments - EOL project  
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reservoir
Environments - EOL project  
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reservoir
Environments - EOL project  
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river
Environments - EOL project  
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river
Environments - EOL project  
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river bank
Environments - EOL project  
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river bank
Environments - EOL project  
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rock
Environments - EOL project  
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saline marsh
Environments - EOL project  
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sand
Environments - EOL project  
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sea
Environments - EOL project  
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shore
Environments - EOL project  
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shore
Environments - EOL project  
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shoreline
Environments - EOL project  
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shoreline
Environments - EOL project  
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shoreline
Environments - EOL project  
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shoreline
Environments - EOL project  
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slope
Environments - EOL project  
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stream
Environments - EOL project  
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stream
Environments - EOL project  
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stream bank
Environments - EOL project  
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subterrestrial habitat
Environments - EOL project  
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swamp
Environments - EOL project  
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swamp
Environments - EOL project  
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temperate
Environments - EOL project  
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terrestrial biome
Environments - EOL project  
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terrestrial habitat
IUCN  
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tidal mudflat
Environments - EOL project  
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tundra
Environments - EOL project  
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tunnel
Environments - EOL project  
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valley
Environments - EOL project  
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valley
Environments - EOL project  
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valley
Environments - EOL project  
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water body
Environments - EOL project  
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water body
Environments - EOL project  
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watercourse
Environments - EOL project  
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watershed
Environments - EOL project  
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watershed
Environments - EOL project  
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wetland
Environments - EOL project  
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wetland
Environments - EOL project  
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wetland
Environments - EOL project  
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wetland
Environments - EOL project  
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wetland
Environments - EOL project  
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wetland
Environments - EOL project  
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wetland
Environments - EOL project  
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woodland
Environments - EOL project  
 
habitat includes
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Boreal Forests (Taiga)
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Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
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Flooded Grasslands and Savannas
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Mediterranean Forests, woodlands and scrubs
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Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
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Temperate Coniferous Forests
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Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
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Tropical and subtropical grasslands, savannas, and shrublands
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Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
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Tundra
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precipitation in geographic range mean
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55.55 millimeters per month
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interacts with
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feeds on
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habitat breadth
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2
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temperature in geographic range mean
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10.63 0.1°C
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actual evapotranspiration rate in geographic range mean
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431.41 millimeters per month
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potential evapotranspiration rate in geographic range mean
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524.75 millimeters per month
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diet breadth
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1
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Life History and Behavior

 
home range average
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14.18 km²
PanTHERIA  
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16.95 km²
PanTHERIA  
 
clutch/brood/litter size average
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2.67
PanTHERIA  
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2.72
Life History Characteristics of Placental Non-Volant Mammals  
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2.72
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  
 
clutch/brood/litter size
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2.5
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
 
behavioral circadian rhythm
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nocturnal/crepuscular, cathemeral, crepuscular or diurnal/crepuscular
PanTHERIA  
 
onset of fertility
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730 days female
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
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730 days male
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
 
onset of fertility average
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729.99 days
PanTHERIA  
 
age at first reproduction average
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29.97 months
Life History Characteristics of Placental Non-Volant Mammals  
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29.97 months
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  
 
age at first birth average
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730 days female
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dispersal age average
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225 days
PanTHERIA  
 
gestation period duration average
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2.01 months
Life History Characteristics of Placental Non-Volant Mammals  
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2.01 months
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  
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58.4 days
PanTHERIA  
 
inter-birth interval average
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365 days female
PanTHERIA  
 
inter-birth interval
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365 days
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
 
litters per year median
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1.1
PanTHERIA  
 
litters per year average
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0.94
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  
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0.94
Life History Characteristics of Placental Non-Volant Mammals  
 
litters per year
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0.9 per year
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
 
total life span max
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27 years
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
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300 months
PanTHERIA  
 
age at eye opening average
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33.12 days
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terrestriality
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fossorial and/or ground dwelling only
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weaning age average
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121.66 days
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