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A Review of Habitat Environment and Survival Strategy of Subterranean Rodents
Author of the article:TIAN Yongliang1,2, JIANG Yongmei1, WANG Guizhen1, LIU Li1, WANG Ting1, LIU Li1, HUA Limin1*
Author's Workplace:1. College of Rangeland Science, Gansu Agriculture University, Lanzhou 730070, China;
2. Forage and Fodder Workstation of Dazhou, Dazhou, Sichuan Province 635000, China
Key Words:subterranean rodents; habitat; survival strategy
Abstract:Subterranean rodents live in underground tunnels with darkness, hypoxia, high carbon dioxide and high humidity. The research of subterranean rodents has been a hotspot because of the special morphology and behavior of these animals in adaptation to the unique habitat. Due to the fact that subterranean rodents live underground, it is difficult to study, and as a result, there are a few papers about their habitat environment and survival strategy. This review summarizes the current researches in term of the habitat environment and survival strategy of subterranean rodents to explore their abilities to adapt the environment, as well as control its damage and protect grassland biodiversity.
2018,37(3): 343-350 收稿日期:2017-10-19
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