Nocturnal behaviour of the parma wallaby , Macropus parma ( Marsupialia : Macropodoidea )

@inproceedings{Ord1999NocturnalBO,
  title={Nocturnal behaviour of the parma wallaby , Macropus parma ( Marsupialia : Macropodoidea )},
  author={Terry J Ord and Christopher S. Evans and Desmond W. Cooper},
  year={1999}
}
Commercial night-vision devices permit the study of nocturnal behaviour without visible light sources, obviating concerns about the effects of supplemental lighting on natural behaviour. We used an inexpensive image intensifier to document the previously unstudied nocturnal behaviour of the parma wallaby, Macropus parma Waterhouse, 1846, based on a captive population of 6 male and 6 female sexually mature wallabies. A total of 150 h of observation was conducted over 34 nights and 6 days. The… CONTINUE READING