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Predation on a cryptic rainforest rodent (Pogonomys sp.) by a carpet python (Morelia spilota)

Fill, Jennifer M.; Freeman, Alastair B.; Story, Georgeanna; Curran, Timothy J.

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The tree mouse (Pogonomys sp.) is a cryptic species from north-east Queensland. We report the first known predation of this species by a reptile, the carpet python (Morelia spilota), based on the identification of hair retrieved from a road-killed python.

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Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/64052
Source: Australian Mammalogy
DOI: 10.1071/AM12035

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