Out on a limb: habitat use of a specialist folivore, the koala, at the edge of its range in a modified semi-arid landscape

  title={Out on a limb: habitat use of a specialist folivore, the koala, at the edge of its range in a modified semi-arid landscape},
  author={Andrew G. Smith and Clive A McAlpine and Jonathan R. Rhodes and Daniel Lunney and Leonie Seabrook and Greg S. Baxter},
  journal={Landscape Ecology},
Habitat loss and natural catastrophes reduce the resources available to animals. Species can persist if they have access to additional resources and habitats through the processes of landscape complementation and supplementation. In arid and semi-arid ecosystems, where productivity is limited by precipitation, the impact of landscape change and prolonged drought is severe on specialist species whose range boundaries are limited by aridity. We examined the pattern of occurrence by a specialist… 
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