Under the snow The third issue of Discoveries has a feature article by Kathy Hocker on animal adaptations to the…1996 winter | Kathy Hocker & Richard Carstensen | 6 pages
Bob Armstrong’s nursing-fawn photo on right sums up the defining talent of mammals: warm-blooded, hairy milk-producers. (Well, I guess we guys can only lay claim to the first 2 attributes.)
Not counting marine mammals, we have 57 known species in Southeast Alaska. No attempt is made in Juneaunature to describe or even list them all. A comprehensive introduction is in the Mammals section of The Nature of Southeast Alaska (Carstensen, Armstrong & O’Clair), and a more exhaustive treatment with range maps is in MacDonald & Cook’s Mammals and Amphibians of Southeast Alaska.
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Filmed all these clips in less than 2 hours at Mendenhall Visitor Center today. Never would have guessed what a…2017 | Richard Carstensen | 3 minutes
Short video clip of a shrew—either Sorex cinereus or monticolus—sole Southeast genus in the order Soricomorpha. In July, 2012, hikers…2012 | Richard Carstensen | 23 seconds
Report to the Southeast Alaska Land Trust on habitats and wildlife use of glacially-rebounding valleys from 25 to 28-mile Glacier…2003 | Richard Carstensen & Kathy Hocker | 35 pages