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Taxonomy of Australian mammals by
Publication Date: 2015
Taxonomy of Australian Mammals utilises the latest morphometric and genetic research to develop the most up to date and comprehensive revision of the taxonomy of Australian mammals undertaken to date.
A dictionary of zoology - 5th ed. by
Publication Date: 2020
This dictionary covers all aspects of zoology, including terms from ecology, animal behaviour, evolution, earth history, zoogeography, genetics, and physiology. It provides taxonomic coverage of arthropods, other invertebrates, fish, reptiles, amphibians, birds, and mammals.
Encyclopedia of mammals - 3rd ed. by
Publication Date: 2007
It covers the behaviour, diet, distribution, and evolution of every known living mammal in the world in clear, accessible language, and is superbly illustrated throughout with photographs and original artwork.
The Dingo debate: origins, behaviour and conservation by
Publication Date: 2015
Traces the story of the dingo from its beginnings as a semi-domesticated wild dog in South-east Asia, to its current status as a wild Australian native animal under threat of extinction.
Field guide to the frogs of Australia - Rev. ed. by
Publication Date: 2011
This revised and updated guide provides concise accounts of all the known frogs of Australia. There are 230 species within the five native frog families: Hylidae, Limnodynastidae, Microhylidae, Myobatrachidae and Ranidae.
Birds of prey of Australia : a field guide - 2nd ed. by
Publication Date: 2012
Raptors are popular and iconic birds, and important ecologically as well as in legislation, with some species listed as threatened. Birds of Prey provides a brief overview of the biology of raptors and an indication of the current state of knowledge on them.
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