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Population monitoring of small and declining brush-tailed rock wallaby (Petrogale penicillata) colonies at the extreme of their range using faecal DNA sampling

Piggott, Maxine; Hansen, Birgita; Soderquist, Todd; Eldridge, Mark D.B.; Taylor, Andrea C.

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Obtaining much-needed information on population parameters such as abundance and genetic diversity can be difficult for small and declining populations. The brush-tailed rock-wallaby (Petrogale penicillata) is an endangered and cryptic species with many colonies in decline. The Warrumbungle National Park (NP) in New South Wales contains a declining metapopulation of P. penicillata at the western (inland) extreme of the species’ current range. Loss of these colonies would cause substantial range...[Show more]

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Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/247317
Source: Australian Mammalogy
DOI: 10.1071/AM16056

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