Biology of the koala

A. K. Lee, K. A. Handasyde, G. D. Sanson

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This volume results from the third national symposium on the biology of Phascolarctos cinereus held at the University of Melbourne in February 1988. It consists of 31 papers covering a comprehensive range of topics including: a reassessment of the phylogenetic affinities of the koala; several contributions reviewing the dynamics and status of natural populations; the current knowledge of diet; a review of digestion and in particular the digestive function in hind gut fermenters; a description of the social system in natural populations of koalas; new information of endocrine control of reproduction; several papers on aspects of Chlamydia infection of koalas; experimental translocation; and three papers on management of koalas. (See 92L/01798-01804, 01829-01833, 01868, 01919-01921 and 02087-02090). -after Publisher

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBiology of the koala
PublisherSurrey Beatty & Sons
ISBN (Print)0949324345, 9780949324344
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1991

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