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Macropods: The Biology of Kangaroos, Wallabies and by Graeme Coulson,Mark Eldridge

By Graeme Coulson,Mark Eldridge

This ebook covers the lawsuits of an important 2006 symposium on macropods that introduced jointly the numerous contemporary advances within the biology of this assorted staff of marsupials, together with examine on many of the a lot ignored macropods such as
the antilopine wallaroo, the swamp wallaby and tree-kangaroos.
More than eighty authors have contributed 32 chapters, that are grouped into 4 subject matters: genetics, copy and improvement; morphology and body structure; ecology; and management.
The ebook examines such issues as embryonic improvement, immune functionality, molar development and mesial waft, locomotory energetics, non-shivering thermogenesis, mycophagy, habitat personal tastes, inhabitants dynamics, juvenile mortality in drought,
harvesting, overabundant species, road-kills, fertility keep watch over, threatened species, cross-fostering, translocation and reintroduction. It additionally highlights the applying of latest strategies, from genomics to GIS.
Macropods is a vital reference for teachers and scholars, researchers in molecular and ecological sciences, flora and fauna and park managers, and naturalists.

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