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You will obtain a current view of the knowledge of the biology, conservation and care of koalas from this book. The range of topics i comprehensive and a substantial body of new information is included. There is a substantial reassessment of the phylogenetic affinities of the koala; several contributions reviewing the dynamics and status of natural populations; reassessments of our knowledge of diet; a substantial review of digestion which sheds new light on digestive function in hind gut fermenters; the first description of the social system in natural populations of koalas; new information on the endocrine control of reproduction; a substantial body of information on the impact of Chlamydia on koalas; and papers on management.
The text includes 31 papers from experienced scientists who have worked in their respective fields.
This reference volume emanantes from the Third National Symposium, sponsored by the World Koala Research Corporation, held in February 1988.
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Book Description Surrey Beatty in association w, 1990. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110949324345