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The use of hollows and dreys by the common ringtail possum (Pseudocheirus peregrinus) in different vegetation types

Lindenmayer, David; MacGregor, Chris; Welsh, Alan; Donnelly, Christine; Brown, Darren

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Tree hollows are a key habitat component for a large number of Australian vertebrates and understanding how these resources are used is critical for developing successful management and conservation strategies for particular species or sets of species. Some hollow-using vertebrates are capable of using other kinds of nest sites. The common ringtail possum (Pseudocheirus peregrinus) is one of these species and it is known to use tree hollows and also to construct nests (dreys) made from sticks...[Show more]

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Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/37855
Source: Australian Journal of Zoology
DOI: 10.1071/ZO08054

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