Title

Much loss and an uncertain future for Australia’s unique mammals

Document Type

Article

Publication details

Woinarski, J, Burbridge, A & Harrison, P 2014, 'Much loss and an uncertain future for Australia’s unique mammals', ECOS, vol. 24.

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http://www.ecosmagazine.com/?paper=EC14122

Abstract

Australia’s mammal fauna is the most distinctive of any continent. It includes many species and groups of remarkable antiquity. At the time of European settlement, many Australian mammal species were extraordinarily abundant, and many had pivotal ecological roles.