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Life of Marsupials

Wide-ranging study of marsupial biology

By: Hugh Tyndale-Biscoe

442 pages, Illus


Hardback | Apr 2005 | #149232 | ISBN: 0643062572
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NHBS Price: £115.00 $151/€131 approx
Paperback | May 2005 | #153571 | ISBN: 0643091998
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Explores this unusual group of mammals, covering the extraordinary diversity of forms around the world, in Australia, New Guinea and the Americas. Research has revealed them have anatomical, physiological and biochemical adaptations of equal refinement to those of their eutherian counterparts.

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For more than 40 years, Hugh Tyndale-Biscoe has been at the cutting edge of marsupial research, from brushtail possums in New Zealand, to quokkas in Western Australia, and from tammar wallabies in Canberra to opossums in South America.

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