Previous studies have shown numerous behavioral differences between ancestral wildland animal populations and urban animal populations like the San Diego juncos, from loss of migratory behavior and earlier onset of repreduction to altered plumage ornamentation and a willingness to approach novel objects more quickly or allow people to come very close.
What does UA stand for?
UA stands for Urban Animal
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We have 25 other meanings of UA in our Acronym Attic
- Unnumbered Acknowledge (telecommunications)
- Unnumbered Acknowledgment
- Unstable Angina
- Unter Anderem (German: Among Other Things)
- Update Analysis
- Upper Air
- Upper Arlington (Ohio)
- Upper Arm
- Uracil-Adenine (RNA base pairing)
- Urauffuhrung (German: World Premiere)
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The ever-present light pollution in cities may therefore exert a major influence on the seasonal rhythm of urban animals.
People want to have more freedom to increase their options for urban animal keeping," he said.
Lastly, there's a kind of "darling fox denial" campaign cranking up among the lunatic fringe of urban animal lovers.
Its major advantage for urban animals is that, when you live there, you need neither a car nor another mortgage for city parking space.
Possible strategies such as the collection of ticks, specifically the American dog tick, Dermacentor variabilis (a known vector for tularemia), from animals upon entry into urban animal shelters and mapping of areas where the animals were found need to be considered if resources are limited.
0801880718 Civilized creatures; urban animals, sentimental culture, and American literature, 1850-1900.