PHALANGERIDAE

The influence of browsing by introduced mammals on the decline of North Island kokako

The diet of the North Island kokako (Callaeas cinerea wilsonii) was studied in three central North Island habitats, Pureora, Mapara, and Rotoehu, for three years. Possum (Trichosurus vulpecula) diet was […]

The serologic and cultural prevalence of Leptospira interrogans serovar Balcanica in possums (Trichosurus vulpecula) in New Zealand

In a serologic and cultural survey of 127 brush-tailed possums (Trichosurus vulpecula) occupying pasture land in New Zealand, leptospires of the Hebdomadis serogroup were obtained from 48 (38%) of the […]