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Secondary poisoning of stoats (Mustela erminea) at low mouse (Mus musculus) abundance in a New Zealand Nothofagus forest

Two different brodifacoum (Talon 20 P™) poisoning regimes effectively killed 100% of resident radio-tagged stoats (Mustela erminea) by secondary poisoning in a New Zealand Nothofagus forest when mice (Mus musculus) […]

Feeding ecology and population dynamics of the feral cat (Felis catus) in relation to the availability of prey in central-eastern New South Wales

The diet of feral cats (Felis catus) was studied at Lake Burrendong, central-eastern New South Wales, from July 1994 to June 1997. Mammals were the major prey in 499 scats […]

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 […]

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 […]