Use of genetic methods to establish male-biased dispersal in a cryptic mammal, the swamp wallaby (Wallabia bicolor)
Justyna Zofia Paplinska, Mark DB Eldridge, Desmond W Cooper, Peter DM Temple-Smith, Marilyn B Renfree
Australian Journal of Zoology | CSIRO PUBLISHING | Published : 2009
This study was supported by the Holsworth Wildlife Research fund and by a Melbourne University Research Scholarship to JZP. We thank Steve Wentworth, Mark Grumley and Mark Felmingham of Grand Ridge Plantations for supplying tissue samples at Maryvale. Thanks also go to staff at Healesville Sanctuary, especially David Middleton and Paul Slinger for help and advice. Warm thanks to Andrew Paplinski and Geoff Shaw for mathematical advice and Karen Firestone for comments on the manuscript. Special thanks also to all field volunteers, especially Graeme Finlayson, Scott McCoombe and Richard Moyle. Many thanks to Sue Osborn, Scott Brownlees and Kerry Martin for all help with animal husbandry.