White-throated Woodrat foot thumps

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Title White-throated Woodrat foot thumps
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Common Name White-throated Woodrat
Scientific Name Neotoma albigula
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Craniata
Class Mammalia
Order Rodentia
Family Cricetidae
Genus Neotoma
Subject Mammals; Places; Nature sounds
Spatial Coverage Salt Lake City (Utah); Salt Lake County (Utah); Utah
Creator Rice, Jeff
Media Rights Management Audio file copyright 2009, Jeff Rice. Use of this audio file is allowed in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/us/
Publisher Western Soundscape Archive; University of Utah
Date 2009-07-14
Type Sound
Format image/jpeg
Digitization Specifications Compressed from .wav format into .mp3 delivery format
Contributing Institution J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112; Ecological and animal data provided by NatureServe. NatureServe Explorer: An online encyclopedia of life [web application]. NatureServe, Arlington, Virginia. Available http://www.natureserve.org/explorer
Recording Description Foot thumps of a White-throated Woodrat
Photo Rights Management Photo by Ken Cole, courtesy of the USGS; Source: http://sbsc.wr.usgs.gov/cprs/research/projects/global_change/middens.asp
Note Recorded at the lab of Dr. Denise Dearing at the University of Utah; the woodrat was temporarily held in a plastic yogurt container while it was examined by a lab technician; scientists speculate that the rhythmic foot thumps are a form of distress call, but may also serve other functions; Local Time: 1230
Species Range (Southwestern States) http://www.westernsoundscape.org/maps/speciesExtent.php?species=180370
Full Nature Serve Report http://www.natureserve.org/explorer/servlet/NatureServe?searchSpeciesUid=ELEMENT_GLOBAL.2.799195
ARK ark:/87278/s6j67w8j
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