Summary Paper - Sima Patel Bio 100 LW 2 October 2006...

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Sima Patel Bio 100 LW 2 October 2006 Summary Paper I Umetsu, Fabiana.et al. "Evaluating the Efficiency of Pitfall Traps for Sampling Small Mammals in the Neotropics." Journal of Mammalogy. 87.4. Aug. 2006: 757-765. BioOne.Com. 30 Sept. 2006 https://vpn.nacs.uci.edu/http/0/www.bioone.org/archive/1545- 1542/87/4/pdf/i1545-1542-87-4-757.pdf There are several ways to trap animals, researchers wanted to find the most efficient way to do this therefore they conducted an experiment in which they wanted to show that pitfalls are a better mechanism then Sherman traps. The purpose of this research is to determine what type of device is better for trapping a diverse number of organisms. The importance of this research is to establish a good way of trapping species in order to get the greatest diversity possible. The previous studies lacked a proper size for the pitfalls and therefore were not very accurate studies. This study encompasses a variety of sizes as well as various environments. The two types of
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