Bandicoots return to Booderee: initial survival, dispersal, home range and habitat preferences of reintroduced southern brown bandicoots (eastern sub species; Isoodon obesulus obesulus)
NM Robinson, CI MacGregor, BA Hradsky, N Dexter, DB Lindenmayer
Wildlife Research | CSIRO PUBLISHING | Published : 2018
This study was supported by funding from the Australian Government's National Environmental Science Program through the Threatened Species Recovery Hub. A translocation permit was granted by the Australian Government Department of Environment, under Section(s) 201 of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (Permit No. E2015-0103). Research was approved by the Australian National University Animal Experimentation Ethics Committee (Protocol No. A2015/26) and was undertaken according to the Australian Code of Practice for the Care and Use of Animals for Scientific Purposes. Parks Australia led the reintroduction program, with support from Wreck Bay Aboriginal Community Council, Rohan Bilney and Peter Kambouris from the NSW Forestry Corporation, Karri Rose and Jane Hall from the Taronga Conservation Society, the Australian Government Threatened Species Commissioner and many volunteers. BNP is a Long-term Ecological Research Network (LTERN) site within TERN.