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Rat_release&trapping_data.xls

Australian Ecological Knowledge and Observation System
The University of Adelaide (Owned by)
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(C)2014 University of Tasmania, Australian Wildlife Conservancy. Rights owned by University of Tasmania, Australian Wildlife Conservancy. Rights licensed subject to CC-BY 3.0 Australia.

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These data can be freely downloaded via the Australian Ecological Knowledge and Observation System (ÆKOS) Data Portal and used subject to the CC-BY 3.0 Australia. Attribution and citation is required as described under License and Citation. We ask you to send citations of publications arising from work that use these data to TERN Eco-informatics at datacited@aekos.org.au and citation and copies of publications to anke.frank@utas.edu.au

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anke.frank@utas.edu.au

Ph: 61362262633

Anke Frank
University of Tasmania
School of Biological Sciences | Private Bag 55 |University of Tasmania | Hobart TAS 7001

Full description

This one file dataset contains the information on the Long-haired rats (Rattus villosissimus) used in this study, i.e. data that was collected between October 2011 and May 2013. It contains the exact date (Date) for when a rat was released (Trip_type Release, Trip_number 0) or trapped (Trip_type = Seasonal Trapping, Trip >/= 1) in each of the two enclosures (Enclosure = Enclosure I or Enclosure II), as well as the treatments (Treatment regarding the access of cats into the enclosure: ‘high_fence’ (no access for cats) or ‘low_fence’ (access for cats)), including information on a rat’s gender (Sex = ‘M’ (for male) or ‘F’ (for female)), a rat’s weight (Animal_weight measured in g), body condition (Body_condition theoretically ranging from ‘1’ (emaciated) to ‘5’ (obese), but only categories 2 (underconditioned), 3 (well-conditioned) and 4 (overconditioned) were scored) and individual identification (PIT.ID) as well as whether they had been recaptured (New_firsttripcap_recap indicating whether the animal was ‘new’ = released/ caught the very first time, was a ‘firsttripcap’ = captured before, but first captured during a trapping session, or a ‘recap’ = recaptured during the same trip).

Date Submitted : 2014-07-04

Date Accepted : 2014-07-04

Data time period: 2011-10-19 to 2013-06-17

134.40706,-14.10069 134.40706,-14.18577 134.31621,-14.18577 134.31621,-14.10069 134.40706,-14.10069

134.361635,-14.14323

text: This study was conducted at Wongalara Wildlife Sanctuary, a 192 200 ha reserve south of Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory, Australia. The dominant vegetation is low open savanna woodland.

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