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The use of topographic fire refuges by the greater glider (Petauroides volans) and the mountain brushtail possum (Trichosurus cunninghami) following a landscape-scale fire

Berry, Laurence E; Driscoll, Don A; Banks, Sam; Lindenmayer, David

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We examined the abundance of arboreal marsupials in topographic fire refuges after a major fire in a stand-replacing crown-fire forest ecosystem. We surveyed the abundance of arboreal marsupials across 48 sites in rainforest gullies burnt to differing extents by the 2009 fires in the mountain ash (Eucalyptus regnans) forests of the Victorian Central Highlands, Australia. The greater glider (Petauroides volans) was less abundant within the extent of the 2009 fire. The mountain brushtail possum...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015-02-06
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/13398
Source: Australian Mammalogy
DOI: 10.1071/AM14027

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