Nutrition

Variations in seasonal nutrition, thermoregulation and water balance in two New Zealand populations of the common brushtail possum, Trichosurus vulpecula (Phalangeridae)

Two populations of common brushtail possum, at Wanganui and Westland, were compared in aspects of nutrition, thermoregulation and water balance at two thermal regimes in controlled-environment rooms. The thermal regimes […]

Forest patterns and possum densities within podocarp/mixed hardwood forests on Mt Bryan O’Lynn, Westland

The podocarp/mixed hardwood forests on Mt Bryan O’Lynn, Central Westland, are described from 304 plots surveyed during 1975-77. Eight major plant associations are identified, using patterns of forest structure, physionomic […]