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Possums: The Brushtails, Ringtails and Greater Glider

Flora / Fauna

Series: Australian Natural History Series

By: Anne Kerle

128 pages, B/w photos, col illus, b/w illus, figs, tabs, maps

NewSouth Publishing / University of New South Wales Press

Paperback | Aug 2001 | #128111 | ISBN: 0868404195
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Describes the natural history, evolution and ecology of the 13 species of 'larger' possum, and surveys the research carried out since the 1970s when forest conservation concerns prompted the first serious studies of their biology. Accessible and well-illustrated.

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Anne Kerle is a consultant biologist who lived and worked in Alice Springs for 14 years and now lives in Dubbo. Her work is directed towards enhancing our knowledge of the country to manage the land more effectively for conservation, and her research subjects have ranged from possums to ants. She has been a member of the Territory Parks and Wildlife Advisory Council to the Conservation Commission of the Northern Territory. She is also the author of Uluru - Kata Tjuta & Watarrka: Ayers Rock/the Olgas and Kings Canyon, Northern Territory (UNSW Press, 1995).

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