Four species of arboreal folivore show differential tolerance to a secondary metabolite

@article{Jensen2014FourSO,
  title={Four species of arboreal folivore show differential tolerance to a secondary metabolite},
  author={Lora M. Jensen and I. Wallis and Karen J. Marsh and B. Moore and Natasha L. Wiggins and W. J. Foley},
  journal={Oecologia},
  year={2014},
  volume={176},
  pages={251-258}
}
  • Lora M. Jensen, I. Wallis, +3 authors W. J. Foley
  • Published 2014
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Oecologia
  • The marsupials that eat Eucalyptus in south-eastern Australia provide an example of animals with similar niche requirements occurring sympatrically. They certainly differ in size, ranging from about 1 kg in the greater glider (Petauroides volans) and the closely related common ringtail possum (Pseudocheirus peregrinus), to 4 kg (common brushtail possum, Trichosurus vulpecula) and up to 15 kg in the koala (Phascolarctos cinereus). All species, however, may eat considerable amounts of eucalypt… CONTINUE READING
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