Journal article

A native dasyurid predator (common planigale, Planigale maculata) rapidly learns to avoid a toxic invader

Jonathan K Webb, Gregory P Brown, Travis Child, Matthew J Greenlees, Benjamin L phillips, Richard Shine

Austral Ecology | WILEY-BLACKWELL | Published : 2008

University of Melbourne Researchers


Awarded by University of Sydney Animal Care and Ethics Committee

Funding Acknowledgements

We thank Eric Cox for generously allowing us to trap animals on Beatrice Hill Farm and especially, for providing laboratory facilities at short notice. We thank Meri Oakwood and John Woinarski for graciously providing us with copies of their unpublished research reports, and Greg Sword, Stephen Simpson and two anonymous reviewers for providing critical comments and suggestions that helped to improve an earlier version of the manuscript. Jonathan Webb especially thanks jenny Koenig for her friendship and support, and for the generous hospitality that she extended to the Webb family during their stay in Darwin. This research was supported financially by the Australian Research Council and was approved by the University of Sydney Animal Care and Ethics Committee (approval # L04/3-2006/3/4288) and the Northern Territory Parks and Wildlife Commission.