Publications

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Hopkins, J.B. III, J.M. Ferguson, D. Tyers, & C.M. Kurle. 2017. Selecting the best stable isotope mixing model to estimate grizzly bear diets in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. PLoS ONE 12(5): e0174903.

Murray, M., S. Fassina, J.B. Hopkins III, J. Whittington, & C.C. St. Clair. 2017. Seasonal and individual variation in the use of rail-associated food attractants by grizzly bears (Ursus arctos) in a national park. PLoS ONE 12(5): e0175658.

#Bu, H., J.B. Hopkins III, D. Zhang, S. Li, R. Wang, M. Yao, and D. Wang. 2016. An evaluation of hair-snaring devices for small-bodied carnivores in Southwest China. Journal of Mammalogy 97:589–598. # denotes the student author contributed equally to the MS with Hopkins PDF

Hopkins, J.B. III, & C.M. Kurle. 2015. Measuring the realized niches of animals using stable isotopes: from rats to bears. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 7:210–221. PDF

Galetti, M., R. Guevara, C.L. Neves, R.R. Rodarte, R.S. Bovendorp, M. Moreira, J.B. Hopkins III & J.D. Yeakel. 2015. Defaunation affects the populations and diets of rodents in Neotropical rainforests. Biological Conservation 190:2–7. PDF

Hopkins, J.B. III, P.L. Koch, J.M. Ferguson, & S.T. Kalinowski. 2014. The changing anthropogenic diets of American black bears over the past century in Yosemite National Park. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 12:107–114. PDF (cover)

Hopkins, J.B. III, T. Clevenger, M. Sawaya, S. Nielsen, & C.C. St. Clair. 2014. Stable isotopes reveal railway-associated behaviour in a threatened carnivore. Isotopes in Environmental and Health Studies 50:322–331. (Special issue: Applications of stable isotope analysis in mammalian ecology). PDF

Karamanlidis, A.A., J.P. Curtis, A.C. Hirons, M. Psaradellis, P. Dendrinos, & J.B. Hopkins III. 2014. Stable isotopes confirm the coastal diet of critically endangered Mediterranean monk seals. Isotopes in Environmental and Health Studies 50:332–342. (Special issue: Applications of stable isotope analysis in mammalian ecology). PDF

*Walter, W.D., C.M. Kurle & J.B. Hopkins III. 2014. Applications of stable isotope analysis in mammalian ecology. Isotopes in Environmental and Health Studies 50:287-290. (Special issue editorial). *All authors contributed equally. PDF

Hopkins, J.B. III. 2013. Use of genetics to investigate socially learned foraging behavior in free-ranging black bears. Journal of Mammalogy 94:1214–1222. PDF

Hopkins, J.B. III, Cutting, K.A., & J.M. Warren. 2013. Use of stable isotopes to investigate keratin deposition in the claws tips of ducks. PLoS ONE 8(11): e81026.

Front coverHopkins, J.B. III, & S.T. Kalinowski. 2013. The fate of transported American black bears in Yosemite National Park. Ursus 24:120–126. PDF (cover)

Aryal, A., J.B. Hopkins III, D. Raubenheimer, J. Weihong, & D. Brunton. 2012. Distribution and diet of brown bears in the upper Mustang Region, Nepal. Ursus 23:231-236. PDF

Hopkins, J.B. III, & J.M. Ferguson. 2012. Estimating the diets of animals using stable isotopes and a comprehensive Bayesian mixing model. PLoS ONE 7: e28478.

Hopkins, J.B. III, P.L. Koch, C.C. Schwartz, J.M. Ferguson, S.S. Greenleaf, & S.T. Kalinowski. 2012. Stable isotopes to detect food-conditioned bears and evaluate human-bear management. Journal of Wildlife Management 76:703–713. PDF

Hopkins, J.B. III, S. Herrero, R.T. Shideler, K.A. Gunther, C.C. Schwartz, & S.T. Kalinowski. 2010. A proposed lexicon of terms and concepts for human-bear management in North America. Ursus 21:154-168. PDF

Aryal, A., S. Gastaur, S. Menzel, T.B. Chhetri, & J. Hopkins. 2010. Estimation of blue sheep population parameters in the Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve, Nepal. International Journal of Biodiversity and Conservation 2:51-55. PDF