australian journal of zoology

An Australian mussel species is dying out… But does anyone care?

April 9th, 2018

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The only freshwater mussel species in South-West Western Australia is in danger of extinction, Murdoch University researchers have warned.

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Ground dwelling birds face new threat from reintroduced marsupials

November 3rd, 2017

A new study has found evidence that Australian native marsupials re-introduced in south-west Australia may take eggs from the nests of ground-dwelling birds. Murdoch University adjunct researcher Graham Fulton focused on the ground-nesting and dwelling birds in Dryandra, south-east of Perth.

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Bandicoot and bilby review finds gaps in current knowledge

December 14th, 2016

Basic biological information about bandicoots remains a mystery

The evolutionary history of a group of small, solitary marsupials native to Australasia requires further research to fill in knowledge gaps, a review co-written by a Murdoch academic suggests.

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Bunbury dolphins shown to be skilled seafood chefs

March 18th, 2016

Bunbury dolphins are feeding on giant cuttlefish in a very unique manner

A Murdoch research study has shown Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins off Bunbury going to elaborate lengths to prepare a tender calamari feast on giant cuttlefish.

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