Bergmann meets Scholander: geographical variation in body size and insulation in the koala is related to climate
Natalie J Briscoe, Andrew Krockenberger, Kathrine A Handasyde, Michael R Kearney
Journal of Biogeography | WILEY-BLACKWELL | Published : 2015
Awarded by ARC-linkage grant
We thank Museum Victoria, Australian Museum and Queensland Museum for access to koala specimens, Johan Larson for help with fur conductivity measurements, and the Conservation Ecology Centre, Cape Otway and Magnetic Island National Parks staff for assistance collecting road kill specimens (Vic permit no. 10006471; Qld permit no. WITK05490308). This work was supported by a Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment to N.J.B. and an ARC-linkage grant to M.R.K. (LP0989537).