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The effects of reducing population density on contact rates between brushtail possums: implications for transmission of bovine tuberculosis

1. Interactions during mating are thought to be an important mechanism for transmission of tuberculosis (Tb) Mycobacterium bovis in the brushtail possum Trichosurus vulpecula. However, little information is available on […]

Multiple paternity in a field population of a small carnivorous marsupial, the agile antechinus, Antechinus agilis

Multiple paternity within broods or litters occurs in many species across a variety of social mating systems. Here we present data on paternity patterns in the agile antechinus, Antechinus agilis, […]