Predation intensity on geese was closely related to the lemming cycle, a consequence of an indirect interaction between lemming and geese via shared predators.
Smaller herbivores include the arctic hare and the collared lemming .
Or do they rush into the trap like so many elite lemmings ?
‘We are all just a group of old lemmings ,’ coughed Aleila dryly.
The question is, will sufficient lemmings survive to repopulate their traditional stamping grounds?
They get heat-stressed at minus 20 degrees Fahrenheit chasing lemmings across the tundra.
In the last week I have received 3 calls from telemarketers and 5 pieces of individually addressed junk mails offering me the chance to join the financial lemmings as they go over the cliff that is inner-city investment property.
Other animals that may carry and transmit the disease include beavers, muskrats, water and field voles, water and wood rats, squirrels, and lemmings .
Biologists interested in the radical population swings of voles and their close relatives, the lemmings , have focused almost exclusively on why such fluctuations occur rather than on what the wider impact is.
Fifteen southern bog lemmings were examined and yielded 13 species of parasitic acari and insects.