snowshoe hare populations
toomey at denr1.igis.uiuc.edu
Wed Nov 8 09:20:29 EST 1995
I am a paleontologist at the Illinois State Museum. I
am involved in developing online (WWW) exhibits for our
As part of one exhibit I am developing a module on the
snowshoe (or varying) hare (_Lepus americanus_). In that
module I would like to include a graph showing an example
of the population variation in the species.
To this end I would like to find out if any of the
long series of population data are available in
electronic form (spreadsheet, database, or ascii text).
I am particularly interested in the 1844 to 1904 Hudson Bay
Company fur records and the 1905 to 1935 trapper questionaires
datasets (from MacLulich, D.A. 1937, Fluctuations in the Numbers
of the Varying Hare (_Lepus americanus_), Toronto: Univ. of
Please contact me if you know of the electronic availability
of these or comparable datasets.
Illinois State Museum
toomey at museum.state.il.us
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