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Klein, T, Sarno, RJ. . Maternal Expenditure in Plains Bison (Bison bison bison): subtle but non-trivial differences between sons and daughters in the demand of energy. 2020. American Midland Naturalist 183(1):130-135.

Bandak, S, Sarno, RJ., Grigione, MM. 2020. Active Humans, Inactive Carnivores, and Hiking Trails in Westchester County, NY.  Suburban Sustainability 6(1).

Grigione,MM, Peterson,MC, Sarno RJ. In Press. Managing Wildlife Amidst Development: A Case Study of ​Sustaining Mountain Lion Populations in California. In: Case Studies in Suburban Sustainability (eds. Brinkmann, R, Guerrin, S.), University Florida Press, Gainesville, FL.

Sarno, RJ, Hoogesteijn, R, Tortato, F, Quigley, H, Elbroch, M. 2019. Puma Workshops in Southern Chile Yield Promising Potential. Wild Felid Monitor (Summer):24-29.

Barry, JM, Elbroch, LM, Sarno, RJ, Aiello-Lammens, ME, Seelye, L, Quigley, HB, Grigione, MM. 2019. Puma as ecosystem engineers: abandoned carcasses have a large effect on beetle abundance and richness. Oecologia 189:577-586.

​Hogan, B.R., Grigione, M.M., Marconi, M.A., Sarno, R.J. 2018. Asymmetric Antagonism between Piping Plovers (Charadrius melodus) and American Oystercatchers (Haematopus palliatus) at Breezy Point, New York. Waterbirds 41:443-448.

Grigione, M, Daugherty, LF, List, R, Rushton, J, Sarno, R. 2018. The Sustainability of Vicuña Conservation in Bolivia. In: the Palgrave Handbook of Sustainability (eds. Brinkmann, R, Guerrin, S.), 10.1007/978-3-319-71389-2_10.


Grigione, M.M, Elbroch, M., Kusler, A.A., Soto, N., Sarno, R.J. 2017. Rancher attitudes toward pumas and other wildlife in southern Chile. Cat News No 65, 13-16.


Sarno, R.J., Grigione, M.M., Higa, A., Childers, E., Ecoffey, T. 2017. The association between continual, year-round hunting and bellowing rate of bison bulls during the rut. PeerJ 5:e3153; DOI 10.7717/peerj.3153


Parsons, M.H., Sarno, R.J., Deutsch, M.A. 2016. A detailed protocol to enabvle safe handling, preemptive detection, and systematic surveillance or rat-vectored pathogens in the urban environment. Frontiers in Public Health. 4

Parsons, M.H., Sarno, R.J., Deutsch, M.A. 2015. Jump-starting urban rat research: Conspecific pheromones recruit wild rats into a behavioral and pathogen-monitoring assay. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. 3:146. DOI: 10.3389/fevo.2015.00146.


Schuter, A.D., Parsons, M.H., Sarno R.J. 2015. Association of male inguinal patch size with female size during amplexus in the Kihansi Spray Toad, Nectophrynoides asperginis. Journal of Herpetology. DOI: 10.1670/15-078.


Sarno, R.J., Jennings D., Franklin, W.L. 2015. Estimating effective population size of guanacos in Patagonia: An integrative approach for wildlife conservation.  Conservation Genetics. 16:1167-1180. DOI 10.1007/s10592-015-0730-4.


Trapmore, R., Sarno, R.J. 2015. Simulations runner: software for simulation and analysis of Ne using programs LDNe, MNe, ONeSAMP, and TM3.1. DOI. org/10.5061/dryad.pr10g.


Sarno, RJ. Parsons, M., Ferris A. 2015. Vigilance in gray squirrels (Sciuridae carolinensis) along an urban-rural gradient on Long Island. Urban Ecosystems. 18: 517-523. DOI 10.1007/s11252-014-0414-8.


Lecker, C.A., Parsons, M.H, Lecker, D., Sarno, R.J., Parsons, F.E. 2015. The multimodal influence of optical and auditory cues on the repellent behavior of Ring billed gulls (Larus delewarensis). Wildlife Research


Grigione, M.M., Burman, P., Clavio, S., Harper, S., Manning, D., Sarno R.J. 2014.  A comparative study between enteric parasites of coyotes in a protected and suburban habitat.  Urban Ecosystems, 17:1-10.


Elbroch, L.M., Jansen, B.D., Grigione, M.M., Sarno, R.J., Wittmer H.U. 2013. Determining best methods for capturing pumas in open country: a case study from Patagonia. Wildlife Biology. 19: 210-216. DOI: 10.2981/12-114


Almeida, A., Corrigan, R., Sarno, R.J. 2013. The Economic Impact of Commensal Rodents on Small Businesses in Manhattan’s Chinatown: trends and possible causes. Suburban Sustainability, Vol.1, Iss. 1, Article 2. Available at:


Manning, D.L., Grigione, M.M., Izurieta, R., Sarno, R.J. 2013. Diet of Coyotes in Protected and Urban Habitats in Florida. Urban Ecosystems. DOI 10.1007/s11252-013-0302-7.


Sarno, R.J, Grigione, M.M., Mealey, B.K., Concoby, R.E., Mrykalo, R.J., Nixon P.A. 2012. Translocation, prey availability, and diet of Florida Burrowing Owls. Southeastern Naturalist 11:755.764. DOI

Barreta, J, Iñiguez, V, Sarno, RJ, Arranz, J. 2011. Mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) genetic diversity of Vicugna vicugna mensalis in Bolivia. In (eds. MÁ,Pérez-Cabal, J.Pablo Gutiérrez, I, Cervantes, MJ,  Alcalde) Fibre production in South American camelids and other fibre animals, pp.123-130.


Mueller, M.S., Grigione, M.M, Sarno, R.J. 2011. Non-urban habitat use of Florida Burrowing Owls: Identifying areas of conservation importance. Journal of Raptor Research.  45:143-149.


Sarno, RJ. 2010. Vicuña Conservation: Where do we go from here? GECS News (3), 3-8.


Mrykalo, R., Grigione, M.M., Sarno, R.J. 2009. Comparison of available prey and diet of Florida Burrowing Owls in urban and rural environments: A first study. The Condor. 111:556-559.


Sarno, R.J., Gonzalez, B., Bonacic, C., Zapata, B., O’Brien S.J., Johnson, W.E. 2009. Molecular genetic evidence for social group disruption of wild vicunas Vicugna vicugna captured for wool harvest in Chile. Small Ruminant Research 84:28–34.


Sarno, R.J, Grigione, M.M, Arvidson, L.D. 2008. The response of an open-habitat ungulate to the presence of predator urine. Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 81:179-183.


Marker, L.L., Wilkerson, A.J., Sarno, R.J., Martenson, J., Breitenmoser-Wursten, C., O’Brien, S.J., Johnson, W.E. 2008.. Molecular Genetic Insights on Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) Ecology and Conservation in Namibia. Journal of Heredity. 99:2-13.


Mrykalo, R., Grigione, M.M., Sarno, R.J. 2007. Home range and dispersal of Juvenile Florida Burrowing Owls. The Wilson Journal of Ornithology 119:275-279.

Mueller, M., Grigione, M.M., Sarno, R.J. 2007. Distribution of the Florida Burrowing Owl: the potential importance of non-urban areas. Journal of Raptor Research 41:222-226.

Sarno, R.J., Bank, M.S., Stern, H.A., Franklin, W.L. 2006. Effects of age, season, and social dynamics on juvenile guanaco subordinate behavior. Journal of Mammalogy 87:41-47.

Mueller, M., Nixon, P.A., Mrykalo, R.M., Grigione, M.M., Sarno, R.J. 2005. Florida Burrowing Owls and cattle  could benefit each other.  Florida Cattleman and Livestock Journal 69:70-71.

Yamaguchi, N., Sarno, R.J., Johnson, W.E., O’Connell, M., O’Brien, S.J., Macdonald, D.W. 2004. Multiple paternity, male manipulation and reproductive tactics of mink. Journal of Mammalogy  85:432–439.


Sarno, R.J., Villalba, L, Bonacic, C., González, B., Zapata, B., MacDonald, D.W., O’Brien, S.J., Johnson, W.J. 2004. Phylogeography and subspecies assessment of vicuñas in Chile and Bolivia utilizing mtDNA and microsatellite markers: implications for vicuña conservation and management.  Conservation Genetics 5:89-102.


Sarno, R.J., Bank, M.S., Stern, H.A., Franklin, W.L. 2003. Forced dispersal of juvenile guanacos (Lama guanicoe): causes, variation, and fates of individuals dispersing at different times. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 54:22-29.


Bank, M.S., Sarno, R.J., Franklin, W.L. 2003. Distribution and selection of mating sites by guanacos: implications for ephemeral wetland conservation in southern Chile. Biological Conservation 112:427-434.


Sarno, R., Grigione, M.M., Villalba, L., Aguilar, S., Rushton, J. 2003. Conservación y uso económico de vicuñas en Bolivia. En: Actas del III Congreso Mundial de Camélidos 1013-1016. Potosi, Bolivia.


Bank, M.S., Sarno, R.J., Campbell, N.C., Franklin, W.L. 2002. Predation of guanacos by southernmost mountain lions (Puma concolor) during a historically severe winter in Torres del Paine National Park, Chile. Journal of Zoology, London 258:215-222.


Sarno, R.J., Franklin, W.L., O’Brien, S.J., Johnson, W.E. 2001. Assessing genetic differentiation between an island and mainland population of guanacos in southern Chile utilizing mtDNA and microsatellite markers. Animal Conservation  4 (2): 93-101.


Sarno, R.J., David, V.A., Franklin, W.L., O’Brien, S.J, Johnson, W.E. 2000. Development of microsatellite markers in the guanaco, Lama guanicoe: utility for South American Camelids. Molecular Ecology 9:1922-1924.

Sarno, R.J., Franklin, W.L., O’Brien, S.J., Johnson, W.E. 2000. Using genetic markers for the conservation of the wild South American camelids. In: Manejo sustentable de la vicuña y el guanaco: Actas del Seminario Internacionál:47-54.González, B.P., Bas, F.M., Tala, C.G., and Iriarte, A, W. (Eds.). Santiago, Servicio Agrícola y Ganadéro.


Bank, M.S., Franklin, W.L., Sarno, R.J. 2000. Assessing the effect of radiocollars on juvenile guanaco survival. Oecologia 124(2):232-234.


Sarno, R.J., Franklin, W.L., Prex,l W.S. 2000. Activity and population characteristics of Andean Condors  in Torres del Paine National Park, Chile. Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 73(1):3-8.


Sarno, R.J., Clark, W.R., Bank, M.E., Prexl, W.S., Behl, M.J., Johnson, W.E., Franklin, W.L. 1999. Juvenile guanaco survival: management and conservation implications. Journal of Applied Ecology 36(6):937‑945.


Sarno, R.J., Franklin, W.L. 1999. Population density and annual variation in birth mass of guanacos in southern Chile. Journal of Mammalogy 80(4):1158-1162.


Franklin, W.L., Johnson, W.E., Sarno, R.J., Iriarte, J.A. 1999. Ecology of the Patagonia puma, Felis concolor patagonica, in southern Chile. Biological Conservation 90(1):33-40.


Sarno, R.J., Franklin, W.L. 1999. Maternal expenditure in the polygynous and monomorphic guanaco: suckling behavior, reproductive effort, yearly variation, and influence on juvenile survival. Behavioral Ecology 10:41‑47.


Gustafson, L.L., Franklin, W.L, Sarno, R.J., Hunter, R.L, Young, K.M., Johnson, W.E., Behl, M.J. 1998. Predicting early mortality of newborn guanacos by birth mass and hematological parameters: a provisional model. Journal of Wildlife Management 62:24-35.


Engh, A.L., Franklin, W.L., Sarno, R.J. 1997. Breeding biology and food habits of the Andean Crested Caracara (Caracara plancus plancus) in the Patagonia of southern Chile. Vida Silvestre Neotropical 6(1-2):48-52.


Sarno, R.J., Hunter, R.L., Franklin, W.L. 1996. Immobilization of guanacos by use of Tiletamine/Zolazepam.  Journal of The American Veterinary Medical Association 208(3):408-409.


Sarno, R.J., Gubanich, A.A. 1995. Prey selection by wild free-ranging American Kestrels: the influence of prey size and activity.  Journal of Raptor Research 29(2):123-126.


Garay, G., Franklin, W.L., Sarno, R.J., Johnson, W.E. 1995. Development of juvenile guanaco social behavior: first study on a wild population.  Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 68:429-438.


Sarno, R.J., 1989. A possible foraging relationship between Black-billed Magpies and American Kestrels. Wilson Bulletin. 101(3):507.

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