Recent Publications


Fountain, E.D., J.N. Pauli, P.J. Palsboll, J. Kang, D.J. Tempel, M.Z. Peery. in press. Genomics meets applied ecology: Characterizing habitat quality for sloths in a tropical agro-ecosystem. Molecular Ecology.

Grauer, J., J.H. Gilbert, J.E. Woodford, D. Eklund, S. Anderson, J.N. Pauli. 2017. Unexpected genetic composition of a reintroduced carnivore population. Biological Conservation 215: 246-253.

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. Pauli. 2017. Individual reproductive strategies shape the mating system of tree sloths. Journal of Mammalogy 98:1417-1425.

Kirby, R., D.M. MacFarland, J.N. Pauli. 2017. Consumption of intentional food subsidies by a hunted carnivore. Journal of Wildlife Management 81: 1161-1169.

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.