Recent Publications


Pauli, J.N. 2017. Island Hopping Leads to Unforeseen Connections: The Arising Researcher. The Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America 98: 195-196.

Garces-Restrepo, M.F., M.Z. Peery, B. Reid, J.N. Pauliin press. Individual reproductive strategies shape the mating system of tree sloths. Journal of Mammalogy.

Kirby, R., D.M. MacFarland, J.N. Pauliin press. Consumption of intentional food subsidies by a hunted carnivore. Journal of Wildlife Management.

Manlick, P.J., J.E. Woodford, B. Zuckerberg, and J.N. Pauli. 2017. Niche compression intensifies competition between reintroduced American martens (Martes americana) and fishers (Pekania pennanti). Journal of Mammalogy 98: 690-702.

Kirby, R., M.W. Alldredge, J.N. Pauli. 2017. Environmental, not individual, factors drive markers of biological aging in black bears. Evolutionary Ecology.

Fountain, E.D., J.N. Pauli, J.E. Mendoza, J. Carlson and M.Z. Peery. 2017. Cophylogenetics and biogeography reveal a coevolved relationship between sloths and their symbiont algae. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 110: 73-80.

Pauli, J.N., S.D. Newsome, J.A. Cook, C. Harrod, S.A. Steffan, C.J.O. Baker, M. Ben-David, D. Bloom, G.J. Bowen, T.E. Cerling, C. Cicero, C. Cook, M. Dohm, P.S. Dharampal, G. Graves, R. Gropp, K.A. Hobson, C. Jordan, B. MacFadden, S. Pilaar Birch, J. Poelen, S. Ratnasighnam, L. Russell, C.A. Stricker, M.D. Uhen, C.T. Yarnes, and B. Hayden. 2017. Why we need a centralized repository for isotopic data. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 114: 2997-3001.

Steffan, S.S., Y. Chikaraishi, P. Dharampal, J.N. Pauli, C. Guédot, H. Ohkouchi. 2017. Unpacking brown food-webs: Animal trophic identity reflects rampant microbivory. Ecology and Evolution 7: 3535-3541. 

Pauli, J.N., C.C. Carey, M.Z. Peery. 2017. Green sloths and brown cows: the role of dominant vertebrate herbivores in carbon emissions for tropical agro-ecosystems. Mammal Review 47:164-168.

Moss, W.M., M.W. Alldredge, K. Logan, and J.N. Pauli. 2016. Human expansion precipitates niche expansion for an opportunistic apex predator (Puma concolor). Scientific Reports 6: 39639.

Perrig, P.L., E. Donadio, A.D. Middleton, and J.N. Pauli. 2016. Puma predation subsidizes an obligate scavenger in the high Andes. Journal of Applied Ecology 54: 846-853.

Kirby, R., M.W. Alldredge, J.N. Pauli. 2016. The diet of black bears tracks the human footprint across a rapidly developing landscape. Biological Conservation 200: 51-59.

Manlick, P.J., J.E. Woodford, J.H. Gilbert, D. Eklund, J.N. Pauli. 2016. Augmentation provides nominal genetic and demographic rescue for an endangered carnivore. Conservation Letters 10: 178-185.

Sultaire, S.M., J.N. Pauli, K.J. Martin, M.W. Meyer, and B. Zuckerberg. 2016. Extensive forests and persistent snow cover promote snowshoe hare occupancy in Wisconsin. Journal of Wildlife Management 80: 894-905. 

Pauli, J.N., M.Z. Peery, E.D. Fountain, W.H. Karasov. 2016. Arboreal folivores limit their energetic output, all the way to slothfulness. American Naturalist 188: 196-204.

Sultaire, S., J.N. Pauli, K. Martin, M. Meyer, M. Notaro, and B. Zuckerberg. 2016. Climate change surpasses land use change in the contracting range boundary of a winter-adapted mammal. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 283.

Fountain, E.D., J.N.Pauli, B.N. Reid, P.J. Palsbøll, and M.Z. Peery. 2016. Finding the right coverage: The impact of coverage and sequence quality on SNP genotyping error rates. Molecular Ecology Resources 16: 966-978.

Pokallus, J.W. and J.N. Pauli. 2016. Predation shapes the movement of a well-defended species even when nutritionally stressed. Behavioral Ecology 27:470-475.

Moss, W., M. Alldredge and J.N. Pauli. 2016. Quantifying risk and resource use for a large carnivore (Puma concolor) in an expanding urban-wildland interface. Journal of Applied Ecology 53: 371-378.

Dill-McFarland K.A., P.J. Weimer, M.Z. Peery, J.N. Pauli and G. Suen. 2016. Diet specialization selects for an unusual and simplified gut microbiota in two- and three-toed sloths. Environmental Microbiology 18: 1391-1402.

Steffan, S.A., Y. Chikaraishi, C.R. Currie, H. Horn, H.R. Gaines-Day, J.N. Pauli, J.E. Zalapa, and N. Ohkouchi. 2015. Microbes are trophic analogs of animals. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 112:15119 -15124.

Garwood, T., R. Ziobro, K. Keene, A. Waller, and J.N. Pauli. 2015. Diet, habitat use and size of an urban population of coyotes obtained noninvasively. Urban Naturalist 5: 1-8.  **Authors were undergraduates enrolled in Wildlife Capstone (FWE 599)**

Petty, S.K., B. Zuckerberg and J.N. Pauli. 2015. Winter conditions and land cover structure the subnivium, a seasonal refuge beneath the snow. PLOS ONE 10: e0127613.

Pauli, J.N., W.E. Moss, P.J. Manlick, E.D. Fountain, R. Kirby, S.M. Sultaire, P.L. Perrig, J.E. Mendoza, J.W. Pokallus, T.H. Heaton. 2015. Examining the uncertain origin and management role of martens on Prince of Wales Island, Alaska. Conservation Biology 29:1257-1267.

Pauli, J.N., S.A. Steffan and S.D. Newsome. 2015. It is time for IsoBank. Bioscience 65: 229-230.

Pokallus, J.W. and J.N. Pauli. 2015. Population dynamics of a northern-adapted mammal: disentangling the influence of predation and climate change. Ecological Applications 25:1546–1556.

Mendoza, J.E., M.Z. Peery, G.A. Gutiérrez, G. Herrera, and J.N. Pauli. 2015. Resource use by the two-toed sloth (Choloepus hoffmanni) and the three-toed sloth (Bradypus variegatus) differs in a shade-grown agro-ecosystem. Journal of Tropical Ecology 31: 49-55.

Carlson, J., J.H. Gilbert, J. Pokallus, P.J. Manlick, W.E. Moss, and J.N. Pauli. 2014. Potential role of prey in the recovery of American martens to Wisconsin. Journal of Wildlife Management 78: 1499-1504.

Flaherty, E.A., M. Ben-David, and J.N. Pauli. 2014. A comparison of locomotor performance of the semi-arboreal Pacific marten (Martes caurina) and semi-aquatic mustelids. Canadian Journal of Zoology 92: 259-266.

Pauli, J.N.J.E. Mendoza, S.A. Steffan, C.C. Carey, P.J. Weimer, and M.Z. Peery. 2014. A syndrome of mutualism reinforces the lifestyle of a sloth. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 281: 20133006. 

Peery, M.Z. and J.N. Pauli. 2014. Shade-grown cacao supports a self-sustaining population of two-toed but not three-toed sloths. Journal of Applied Ecology 51:162-170.

Brickner, K.M., M.B. Grenier, A.E. Crosier, and J.N. Pauli. 2014. Foraging plasticity in a highly specialized carnivore, the endangered black-footed ferret. Biological Conservation 169: 1-5. 

Peery, M. Z., B. N. Reid, R. Kirby, R. Stoelting, E. Doucet-Bëer, S. J. Robinson, C. Vasquez-Carrillo, J. N. Pauli, P. J. Palsbøll. 2013. More precisely biased: increasing the number of markers is not a silver bullet in genetic bottleneck testing. Molecular Ecology 22:3451-3457.

Pauli, J.N. 2013. Can a struggling native survive? Wisconsin’s plan to save the American marten. The Wildlife Professional, Summer Issue. 

Pauli, J.N., B. Zuckerberg, J.P. Whiteman, W.P. Porter. 2013. The subnivium: a deteriorating seasonal refugium. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 11:260-267. 

Pauli, J.N. and M.Z. Peery. 2012 Unexpected strong polygyny in the three-toed sloth. PLoS ONE 7:e51389.

Moss, W.E., M.Z. Peery, G.A. Gutiérrez, C. Vaughan, G. Herrera, and J.N. Pauli. 2012. Isolation and characterization of 18 microsatellites for the brown-throated three-toed sloth, Bradypus variegatus. Conservation Genetics Resources 4:1037-1039.

Peery, M.Z. and J.N. Pauli. 2012. The mating system of a lazy mammal, Hoffmann‘s two-toed sloth. Animal Behaviour 84:555-562.

Peery, M.Z., R. Kirby, B.N. Reid, R. Stoelting, E. Doucet-Beer, S. Robinson, C. Vasquez-Carrillo, J.N. Pauli, and P.J. Palsbøll. 2012. Reliability of genetic bottleneck tests for detecting recent population declines. Molecular Ecology 21:3403-3418.

 Pauli, J.N., W.P. Smith, and M. Ben-David. 2012. Quantifying dispersal rates and distances in North American martens: a test of enriched isotope labeling. Journal of Mammalogy 93:390-398.

Moss, W.E., J.N. Pauli, G.A. Gutiérrez, A. Young, C. Vaughan, G. Herrera, and M.Z. Peery. 2011. Development and characterization of 16 microsatellites for Hoffman’s two-toed sloth, Choloepus hoffmanni. Conservation Genetics Resources 3:625-627.

Pauli, J.N., J.P. Whiteman, B.G. Marcot, T.M. McClean and M. Ben-David. 2011. DNA-based approach to aging martens (Martes americana and M. caurina). Journal of Mammalogy.92:500-510.

Pokallus, J.W., G.M. Campbell, B.J. Koch and J.N. Pauli. 2011. The landscape of ecology. Ecosphere 2:art22.