Journal article

Size, season and offspring sex affect milk composition and juvenile survival in wild kangaroos

L Quesnel, A MacKay, DM Forsyth, KR Nicholas, M Festa-Bianchet

Journal of Zoology | WILEY | Published : 2017

University of Melbourne Researchers


Funding Acknowledgements

We thank Julie Sharp who provided space and equipment at Deakin University for analyses, and Vengaimu Modepalli and the other graduate students who helped. We are grateful to Graeme Coulson for his key contribution to all aspects of the kangaroo research at the Wilson Promontory. [Correction added on 13 April 2017, after first online publication: The preceding line was omitted and this has been corrected in this current version.] We acknowledge W. J. King, and two anonymous reviewers for helpful comments on earlier drafts. This study was funded by the National Geographic Society, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), the Fonds de Recherche Quebecois en Nature et Technologies (FRQNT) and the Ministere de l 'Education, du Loisir et du Sport of Quebec (MELS). Handling of animals was authorized by the University of Melbourne Animal Ethics Committee (1312902) and by the Universite de Sherbrooke Animal Care Committee (MFB2012-02), affiliated with the Canadian Council on Animal Care.