Entertoxigenic Escherichia coli infection in captive black-footed ferrets. 2001. Bradley, Gregory A.; Orr, Kathy; Reggiardo, Carlos; Glock, Robert D. Journal of Wildlife Diseases, Jul. 2001, v. 37 (3), p. 617-620. ISSN: 0090-3558.

            NAL call no: 41.9 W64B

            Descriptors: bacterial disease, E. Coli infection, foods.


Age-dependent changes in sperm production, semen quality, and testicular volume in the black-footed ferret (Mustela nigripes). 2000. Wolf, K.N.; Wildt, D.E.; Vargas, A.; Marinari, P.E.; Kreeger, J.S.; Ottinger, M.A.; Howard, J.G. Biology of Reproduction, Jul. 2000, v. 63 (1), p. 179-187. ISSN: 0006-3363.

            NAL call no: QL876.B5

            Descriptors: sperm, testis, seminal fluid, semen quality, age dependent changes.


Fossils, diet, and conservation of black-footed ferrets (Mustela nigripes). 2000. Owen, Pamela R.; Bell, Christopher J.; Mead, Emilee M. Journal of Mammalogy, May 2000, v. 81 (2), p. 422-433. ill. ISSN: 0022-2372.

            NAL call no: 410 J823

            Descriptors: predators, prey, relationship.


Reproductive inefficiency in male black-footed ferrets (Mustela nigripes). 2000. Wolf, K.N.; Wildt, D.E,; Vargas, A.; Marinari, P.E.; Ottinger, M.A.; Howard, J.G. Zoo Biology, 2000, v. 19 (6), p. 517-528. ISSN: 0733-3188.

            NAL call no: QL77.5.Z6

            Descriptors: reproduction, breeding, reproductive failure.


Effects of experience and cage enrichment on predatory skills of black-footed ferrets (Mustela nigripes). Vargas, Astrid; Anderson, Stanley H. Journal of Mammalogy, Feb. 1999, v.80(1), p. 263-269. ill. ISSN: 0022-2372

            NAL call no: 410 J823

            Descriptors: breeding programs, skills development, food capture, experience.


Photoperiod manipulation to increase the productivity of black-footed ferrets and Siberian polecats. 1999. Branvold, H.A.; Biggins, D.E.; Wimsatt, J.H. American Zoo and Aquarium Association Annual Conference Proceedings 1999. p. 274-275.

            NAL call no: QL76.5 U6A472


Black-footed ferret reproduction and reintroduction in 1998. 1999. Vargas, Astrid. Small Carnivore Conservation, Apr. 20, 1999, p. 32. ISSN: 1019-5041.

            Descriptors: breeding programs, release and relocation, recovery.


The effect of rearing methods on survival of reintroduced black-footed ferrets. 1998. Biggins, Dean E.; Godbey, Jerry L.; Hanebury, Louis R.; Luce, Bob; Marinari, Paul E.; Matchett, Marc R.; Vargas, Astrid. Journal of Wildlife Management, Apr. 1998, v. 62 (2), p. 643-653. ill. ISSN: 0022-541X.

            NAL call no: 410 J827

            Descriptors: release, relocation, programs, survival.


Ketamine-medetomidine or isoflurane immobilization of black-footed ferrets. Kreeger, Terry J.; Vargas. Astrid; Plumb, Glenn E.; Thorne, E. Tom. Journal of Wildlife Management. Apr. 1998, v. 62 (2), p. 654-662. ISSN: 0022-541X.

            Descriptors: sedation, field immobilization, ketamine, medetomidine, isoflurane..


Fecal steroid profiles in black-footed ferrets exposed to natural photoperiod. 1997. Brown, J.L. Journal of Wildlife Management, 1997, v. 61 (4), p. 1428-1436. ISSN: 0022-541X.

            NAL call no: 410 J827

            Descriptors: photoperiods, steroid hormones, reproductive status.


The need for spatial optimization in modeling land capability: A black-footed ferret case example. 1997. Bevers, M. Proceedings of the Society of American Foresters National Convention, 1997, p. 332-337. ISSN: 0899-370X. ref.

            NAL call no: SD143.S64

            Descriptors: spacial optimization, ferret,


Effects of diet on captive black-footed ferret (Mustela nigripes) food preference. 1996. Vargas, A.; Anderson, S.H. Zoo Biology, 1996, v. 15 (2), p. 105-113. ill. ISSN: 0733-3188.

            NAL call no: QL77.5.Z6

            Descriptors: reintroduction, diet in captivity, effect on food preference, imprinting.


Growth and physical development of captive-raised black-footed ferrets (Mustela nigripes). 1996. Vargas, A.; Anderson, S.H. American Midland Naturalist, Jan. 1996, v. 135 (1), p. 43-52. ill. ISSN: 0003-0031.

            NAL call no: 410.M58

            Descriptors: sex differences, growth rate, development, captive reared.


Implanted microchips used to individually identify black-footed ferrets in Montana. 1996. Stoneberg, Ron A. Prairie Naturalist, Dec. 1996, v. 28 (4), p. 163-168. ill. ISSN: 0091-0376.

            NAL call no: QH540.P7

            Descriptors: marking techniques, implanted microchips, identification.


Black-footed ferrets. 1995. Biggins, D.; Godbey, J. LaRoe, E.T.; Farris, G.S.; Puckett, C.E.; Doran, P.D.; Mac, M.J. (Eds.). Our Living Resources: A report to the nation on the distribution, abundance, and health of U.S. plants, animals and ecosystems. U.S. Dept. of the Interior, National Biological Service, Washington, D.C. 1995. i-xi, 1-530 p. Chapter pagination: 106-108. ill.

            NAL call no: QH104.O87 1995

            Descriptors: breeding programs, habitat management, reintroduction.


The Black-footed Ferret. 1995. Silverstein, Alvin; Silverstein, Virginia B.; Nunn, Laura S. Brookfield: Millbrook Press Inc. Sept. 1995. 64 p. ill. ISBN: 1562945521.


Management of an endangered species: The black-footed ferret. 1994. Biggins, D.E.; Thorne, E.T. Meffe, G.K.; Carroll, C.R. Principles of Conservation Biology. Sinauer Associates Inc. Sunderland, MA. 1994. i-xix. 1-600 p. Chapter pagination: 369-374. ill. ISBN: 0878935193.

            NAL call no: QH75 M386 1994

            Descriptors: conservation measures, case report overview.


Plague in a black-footed ferret (Mustela nigripes). 1994. Williams, E.S.; Mills, K.; Kwiatkowski, D.R.; Thorne, E.T.; Boerger, Fields A. Journal of Wildlife Diseases, Oct. 1994, v. 30 (4), p. 581-585. ISSN: 0090-3558.

            NAL call no: 41.9 W64B

            Descriptors: bacterial diseases, occurrence, plague, host, pathology.


FWS experiments with black-footed ferret. 1993. Skeele, T.; Carlton, J. Wild Earth, Fall 1993, v. 3 (3), p. 15-16. ill. ISSN: 1055-1166.

            Descriptors: release, relocation, conservation, endangered species.


Gastroenteritis associated with Clostridium perfringes type A in black-footed ferrets (Mustela nigripes). 1993. Schulman, F.Y.; Montali, R.J.; Hauer, P.J. Veterinary Pathology, 1993, v. 30 (3), p. 308-310. ref. ISSN: 0300-9858.

            NAL call no: 41.8 P27

            Descriptors: stomach diseases, histopathology, ferrets, gastroenteritis.


Correlation of testicular size to fecal steroid concentrations in the black-footed ferret. 1992. Wieser, C.M.; Gross, T.S.; Patton, M. Animal Keepers Forum, 1992, v. 19 (11), p. 389-393. ISSN: 0164-9531.

            NAL call no: QL77.5.A54

            Descriptors: ferrets, testosterone, breeding season, feces composition.


Disease management in the black-footed ferret (Mustela nigripes) reintroduction program in Wyoming. 1992. Williams, E.S.; Thorne, E.T.; Kwiatkowski, D.R.; Oakleaf, B. American Association of Zoo Veterinarians Annual Proceedings 1992, p.10-11. ISSN: 0095-0610.

            NAL call no: SF605 A4

            Descriptors: disease management, release, pathological techniques.


Captive breeding of black-footed ferrets (Mustela nigripes) and comparative reproductive efficiency in 1 year old versus 2 year old animals. 1991. Carvalho, C.F.; Howard, J.G.; Collins, L.; Wemmer, C.; Bush, M,; Wildt, D.E. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine. 1992, v. 22 (1), p. 96-106. ref. ISSN: 1042-7260.

            NAL call no: SF601 J6

            Descriptors: wild animals, captive, reproduction.


Conservation Biology and the Black-footed Ferret. 1989. Seal, Ulysses S. New Haven: Yale University Press. Oct. 1989. 32 p. ISBN: 0300041233.

            NAL call no: QL737 C25C66


Biology of the Black-footed Ferret. 1989. Clark, Tim W.; Casey, Denise; Parker, Pamela. Philadelphia: Wildlife Preservation Trust International Inc. Aug. 1989. 192 p. ill. ISBN: 0962436801.


Blackfooted Ferret. 1985. Casey, Denise. New York: Penguin Putnam Books for Young Readers. Oct. 1985. 64 p. ill. ISBN: 039608625X.

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