By Andrew Claridge,John H. Seebeck,Randy Rose,John Seebeck
The rat-kangaroo used to be one of many first Australian marsupials to be visible alive in Europe. accrued with reference to the cost at Sydney Cove, a couple of them have been exhibited in London in 1789. those animals have been known as by means of the neighborhood Aboriginal humans 'Pot-o-roo', and via the ecu settlers, 'Kangooroo rat'. They have been the Long-nosed Potoroo, Potorous tridactylus, the 1st of what we now name 'Rat-kangaroos' to be discovered.
Bettongs, Potoroos and the Musky Rat-kangaroo presents a rare glimpse into the secretive lives of those strange marsupials. It additionally unearths little-known evidence in regards to the severe practical position those creatures play in holding the wooded area and forest habitats during which they live.
Winner of the 2008 Whitley Award for ordinary History.
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Bettongs, Potoroos and the Musky Rat-kangaroo (Australian Natural History) by Andrew Claridge,John H. Seebeck,Randy Rose,John Seebeck