Journal article

Why does vulnerability to toxic invasive cane toads vary among populations of Australian freshwater crocodiles?

R Somaweera, R Shine, J Webb, T Dempster, M Letnic

Animal Conservation | WILEY-BLACKWELL | Published : 2013

University of Melbourne Researchers


Funding Acknowledgements

We thank the Parks and Wildlife Service of the NT, the WA Dept. of Environment and Conservation, Bill Stewart, Bluey and Janelle Pugh, and all volunteers for fieldwork assistance. We are grateful to Nilusha Somaweera and Michelle Franklin for laboratory work, and Charlie Sharpe and Kim Hands for logistical support. Charlie Manolis and Grahame Webb from Wildlife Management International provided facilities for housing hatchlings prior to trials at Crocodylus Park. This work was supported by the Australian Research Council (R. Shine, M. L.), Hermon Slade Foundation (M. L. and T. D.), IUCN-SSC Crocodile Specialist Group (R. Somaweera), University of Sydney PRSS (R. Somaweera) and the Wildlife Preservation Society of Australia Ltd (R. Somaweera).