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A population study of the Mountain Brushtail possum (Trichosurus caninus) in the Central Highlands of Victoria

Viggers, Karen; Lindenmayer, David

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Life-history attributes are described for the mountain brushtail possum (Trichosurus canimus) in mountain ash (Eucalyptus regnans) forest at Cambarville in the central highlands of Victoria, south-eastern Australia. The population was trapped on a regular basis between 1992 and 1995. Population density of T. caninus at Cambarville was high (2.3 animals ha-1). The adult sex ratio was female-biased (1.4: l) and the age class structure differed between sexes. There were more adult females than...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2000
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/90323
Source: Australian Journal of Zoology
DOI: 10.1071/ZO99040

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