By Alistair Glen,Christopher Dickman

The Australian continent offers a special standpoint at the evolution and ecology of carnivorous animals. In previous a long time, Australia supplied the world for a magnificent radiation of marsupial and reptilian predators. The factors in their extinctions are nonetheless the topic of dialogue. considering ecu cost, Australia has visible the extinction of 1 huge marsupial predator (the thylacine), one other (the Tasmanian satan) is at risk of forthcoming extinction, and nonetheless others have suffered dramatic declines. in contrast, recently-introduced predators, the fox and cat, were spectacularly winning, with devastating affects at the Australian fauna.
Carnivores of Australia: previous, current and destiny explores Australia's specified predator groups from pre-historic, old and present views. It covers mammalian, reptilian and avian carnivores, either local and brought to Australia. It additionally examines the talk surrounding how top to regulate predators to guard cattle and local biodiversity.
Wildlife managers, lecturers and postgraduate scholars will enjoy the latest synthesis through best researchers and executives within the box of carnivore biology. through emphasising Australian carnivores as exemplars of flesh-eaters in different elements of the area, this publication might be an enormous reference for researchers, flora and fauna managers and scholars worldwide.
Winner of a 2015 Whitley Awards certificates of Commendation for Zoological Text.

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