Feeling the pressure at home: Predator activity at the burrow entrance of an endangered arid-zone skink
Danae Moore, Michael Ray Kearney, Rachel Paltridge, Steve McAlpin, Adam Stow
Austral Ecology | WILEY | Published : 2018
This project was funded by the Australia and Pacific Science Foundation, Trish Macdonald, Joss Haiblen and Australian Wildlife Conservancy. The research was carried out under the Macquarie University Animal Ethics Committee permit ARA 2013/020. We thank volunteers Arlo Stewart, Elia Pirtle, James Maino, Julia Wyllie and Shari May for their valuable assistance with fieldwork and Georgina Spinaze and Margaret Henley for their generous care given at the perfect times. Pat Hodgens provided valuable assistance with predator scat collection and analysis. A special thanks to Josef Schofield, Sanctuary Manager at Newhaven Wildlife Sanctuary who conducted the experimental burns.