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Unfashionable Aussie mammals need research attention

March 7th, 2016


Australian native rodents and bats have attracted little research effort and funding, resulting in poor conservation and management, a recent study has revealed.

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Clever squirrels keep a close eye on humans

July 18th, 2014

Wildlife biologists at Murdoch and Curtin universities have joined forces to study how animals respond to human presence and how that response determines their success living in urban habitats.

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The mating allure of kangaroo arms

July 24th, 2013

They may not be pumped from the gym, but researchers say the arm and shoulder muscles of male kangaroos play a key role in attracting members of the opposite sex.

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