Item Details

Species and Sprawl [electronic resource]: A Road Runs Through It

American Museum of Natural History
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
As urban and suburban sprawl continue to spread across the country, road mortality has been found to be a major factor in the decline of turtle populations throughout the Northeast. This science bulletin visits the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, where, in the hopes of informing future development, researchers are radio-tracking wood turtles to better quantify their movement patterns and habitat needs.
Release Date
2005
Run Time
8 min.
Language
English
English (dubbed in)
Rating
6 & up
Notes
Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Variant Title
Road Runs Through It
Contents
  • Wood Turtles Then and Now (2:41)
  • Mapping & Fragmented Habitat (3:00)
  • Future of Wood Turtles (1:35)
  • Credits: Species and Sprawl: A Road Runs Through It (0:13)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2012], c2005.
Publisher no.
47537 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 streaming video file (8 min.) : sd., col., digital file.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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