Musky Rat-kangaroo, Hypsiprymnodon moschatus

Dennis, A.J., and Johnson, P.M. (1995) Musky Rat-kangaroo, Hypsiprymnodon moschatus. In: Strahan, Ronald, (ed.) The Mammals of Australia: the national photographic index of Australian wildlife. Reed Books, Chatswood, NSW, pp. 282-284.

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[Extract] The tropical rainforests of northern Queensland are home to the smallest and, in some respects, most unusual macropod. Although the Musky Rat-kangaroo is predominantly terrestrial, it occasionally climbs through fallen trees and branches using the extra grip afforded by its unique, opposable 'big toe'.

Item ID: 27480
Item Type: Book Chapter (Reference)
ISBN: 978-0-7301-0484-1
Date Deposited: 06 Jun 2013 07:06
FoR Codes: 06 BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES > 0602 Ecology > 060208 Terrestrial Ecology @ 100%
SEO Codes: 97 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 970106 Expanding Knowledge in the Biological Sciences @ 34%
96 ENVIRONMENT > 9608 Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity > 960805 Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity at Regional or Larger Scales @ 33%
96 ENVIRONMENT > 9608 Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity > 960806 Forest and Woodlands Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity @ 33%
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