A review of feeding and diet selection in koalas (Phascolarctos cinereus)

@article{Moore2000ARO,
  title={A review of feeding and diet selection in koalas (Phascolarctos cinereus)},
  author={Ben D. Moore and William J. Foley},
  journal={Australian Journal of Zoology},
  year={2000},
  volume={48},
  pages={317-333}
}
  • B. Moore, W. Foley
  • Published 30 June 2000
  • Environmental Science
  • Australian Journal of Zoology
Food quality and availability are believed to be primary determinants of habitat quality for koalas (Phascolarctos cinereus), so we need to know ‘what makes good food for koalas?’ An answer to this question must define the dietary niche of koalas, describe how much koalas eat and also consider variation in food choice by koalas at several scales. Ultimately, all these issues must be related to variation in foliar chemistry. Recent studies have shown that there is a closer relationship between… 

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