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Wombats

Author: Barbara Triggs; CSIRO (Australia)
Publisher: Collingwood, VIC, Australia : CSIRO Pub., ©2009.
Series: Australian natural history series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : National government publication : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"This book gives a full account of how wombats live and the many hazards they face. Dealing mainly with the bare-nosed wombat, Vombatus ursinus, it also includes information on the southern hairy-nosed wombat, Lasiorhinus latifrons, as well as the northern hairy-nosed wombat, Lasiorhinus krefftii, which is one of the worlds most endangered animals. The book also gives practical advice on rearing orphan  Read more...
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Material Type: Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Triggs; CSIRO (Australia)
ISBN: 9780643096011 0643096019
OCLC Number: 310915576
Description: 153 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Evolution and early history --
The wombat itself --
Burrows --
What goes on in a burrow? --
Life above ground --
From birth to maturity --
Dangers, disorders, and disasters --
Wombats in the wardrobe --
Appendix 1. Growth and development --
Appendix 2. Hand-rearing orphaned wombats.
Series Title: Australian natural history series.
Responsibility: Barbara Triggs.

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Gives a full account of their way of life and the many hazards that wombats face.  Read more...

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