Journal article

More famine than feast: pattern and variation in a potentially degenerating mammal fauna on Cape York Peninsula

Justin J Perry, Eric P Vanderduys, Alex S Kutt

Wildlife Research | CSIRO PUBLISHING | Published : 2015

University of Melbourne Researchers


Funding Acknowledgements

This work was funded by the Australian Government Caring for Our Country Program, via Cape York Peninsula Sustainable Futures (CYPSF) and administered by the Cape York Natural Resource Management Group. We would like to particularly acknowledge and thank the project managers, Aaron Crosbie (CYPSF) and Geoff Dyne (Australian Government), long-term partners Aak Puul Gnangtam (Ellie Austin, Bruce Martin and Melissa Sinclair) and Kalan enterprises (Tim Jaffa and Dion Creek). This research would not have been possible without the support of many individuals and groups on Cape York Peninsula including Pormpuraaw Land and Sea Rangers, Laura Rangers, Kalan Rangers; Chullangan Rangers, Mungkan Kandju; Marty McLaughlin (Queensland Government) and Rory Robertson (Strathburn Station). John Winter, John Neldner, John Clarkson, Keith Macdonald and Viv Sinnamon generously shared their knowledge of Cape York Peninsula biodiversity. Gay Crowley, Peter Thompson and Niilo Gobius identified the need for systematic biodiversity assessments on Cape York Peninsula and this project.