Arctic Ground Squirrel (Spermophilus parryii)

Tissue-specific telomere dynamics in hibernating arctic ground squirrels (Urocitellus parryii). Wilbur SM, Barnes BM, Kitaysky AS, Williams CT. Journal of Experimental Biology. 2019 Sep

Patch use in the arctic ground squirrel: effects of micro-topography and shrub encroachment in the Arctic Circle. Flower CE, Dalton JE, Whelan CJ, Brown JS, Gonzalez-Meler MA. Oecologia. 2019 May

Red blood cell metabolic responses to torpor and arousal in the hibernator arctic ground squirrel. Gehrke S, Rice S, Stefanoni D, Wilkerson RB, Nemkov T, Reisz JA, Hansen KC, Lucas A, Cabrales P, Drew K, D’Alessandro A. Journal of proteome research. 2019 Feb

Demographics and telomere dynamics of hibernating Arctic ground squirrels (Urocitellus parryii) (Doctoral dissertation). Wilbur, S.M., 2019.

The Raphe Pallidus and the Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Thyroid Axis Gate Seasonal Changes in Thermoregulation in the Hibernating Arctic Ground Squirrel (Urocitellus parryii). Frare C, Jenkins ME, Soldin SJ, Drew KL. Frontiers in physiology. 2018 Dec

Arctic ground squirrel resist peroxynitrite-mediated cell death in response to oxygen glucose deprivation. Bhowmick S, Drew KL. Free Radical Biology and Medicine. 2017 Dec

Entraining to the polar day: circadian rhythms in arctic ground squirrels. Williams CT, Barnes BM, Yan L, Buck CL. Journal of Experimental Biology. 2017 Sep

Stable isotopes and radiocarbon assess variable importance of plants and fungi in diets of arctic ground squirrels. Hobbie EA, Shamhart J, Sheriff M, Ouimette AP, Trappe M, Schuur EA, Hobbie JE, Boonstra R, Barnes BM. Arctic, antarctic, and alpine research. 2017 Aug

Stable isotope analysis of CO2 in breath indicates metabolic fuel shifts in torpid arctic ground squirrels. Lee TN, Richter MM, Williams CT, Tøien Ø, Barnes BM, O’Brien DM, Buck CL. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology. 2017 Jul

Seasonal loss and resumption of circadian rhythms in hibernating arctic ground squirrels. Williams CT, Radonich M, Barnes BM, Buck CL. Journal of Comparative Physiology B. 2017 Jul

Clock gene expression in the suprachiasmatic nucleus of hibernating Arctic ground squirrels. Ikeno T, Williams CT, Buck CL, Barnes BM, Yan L. Journal of biological rhythms. 2017 Jun

The influence of androgens on hibernation phenology of free-living male arctic ground squirrels. Richter MM, Barnes BM, O’reilly KM, Fenn AM, Buck CL. Hormones and behavior. 2017 Mar

The secret life of ground squirrels: accelerometry reveals sex-dependent plasticity in above-ground activity. Williams CT, Wilsterman K, Zhang V, Moore J, Barnes BM, Buck CL. Royal Society open science. 2016 Sep

You can hide but you can’t run: apparent competition, predator responses and the decline of Arctic ground squirrels in boreal forests of the southwest Yukon. Werner JR, Gillis EA, Boonstra R, Krebs CJ. PeerJ. 2016 Aug

Coping with pregnancy after 9 months in the dark: post-hibernation buffering of high maternal stress in arctic ground squirrels. Edwards PD, Boonstra R. General and comparative endocrinology. 2016 Jun

Arctic ground squirrels limit bone loss during the prolonged physical inactivity associated with hibernation. Wojda SJ, Gridley RA, McGee-Lawrence ME, Drummer TD, Hess A, Kohl F, Barnes BM, Donahue SW. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology. 2016 Jan

Factors governing the distribution and abundance of Arctic ground squirrels. Werner JR. Arctic. 2015 Dec

Hibernation strategies and patterns in sympatric arctic species, the Alaska marmot and the arctic ground squirrel. Lee TN, Kohl F, Buck CL, Barnes BM. Journal of Mammalogy. 2015 Nov

Bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) predation of arctic ground squirrels (Urocitellus parryii). Jung TS. Northwestern Naturalist. 2015 Aug;

Forest or meadow: The consequences of habitat for the condition of female Arctic ground squirrels (Urocitellus parryii plesius). Werner JR, Krebs CJ, Donker SA, Sheriff MJ. Canadian journal of zoology. 2015 Aug

How will the greening of the Arctic affect an important prey species and disturbance agent? Vegetation effects on arctic ground squirrels. Wheeler HC, Chipperfield JD, Roland C, Svenning JC. Oecologia. 2015 Jul

Arctic ground squirrel population collapse in the boreal forests of the southern Yukon. Werner JR, Krebs CJ, Donker SA, Boonstra R, Sheriff MJ. Wildlife Research. 2015 Jul

Use of Arctic ground squirrels (Urocitellus parryii) by brown bears (Ursus arctos). Barker OE, Derocher AE, Edwards MA. Polar Biology. 2015 Mar