Ecology of Wisqoq Cave, a raccoon-inhabited cave in Nova Scotia
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Wisqoq Cave is a natural dissolution cave formed in Mississippian age gypsum anhydrite evaporites on the Avon Peninsula, Hants County, Nova Scotia. It is the only biologically pristine cave discovered in Nova Scotia in recent decades and is the only known cave in the Canadian Maritime provinces in which the cavernicolous invertebrate community is dependent on raccoon dung.
Gypsum Cave, Temperature, Threshold Vegetation, Raccoon, Bats, Guano Fauna
Speleobiology Notes, Vol. 5 (2013).
Moseley, Max; Smith, Matt; Broders, Hugh; and Burns, Lynne, "Ecology of Wisqoq Cave, a raccoon-inhabited cave in Nova Scotia" (2013). KIP Articles. 1635.