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Tasmanian devil : a unique and threatened animal / David Owen and David Pemberton.

Owen, David, 1956- (Author). Pemberton, David. (Added Author).

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Item details

  • ISBN: 1741143683 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 9781741143683 (hbk.)
  • Physical Description: xi, 225 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), map ; 21 cm.
  • Publisher: Crows Nest, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 2005.

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc.:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [214]-216) and index.
1. Beelzebub's pup : a reappraisal of the Tasmanian devil -- 2. Evolution and extinction -- 3. Relationships in the wild -- 4. 'Made for travelling rough' : devil ecology -- 5. Devils and Europeans, 1803-1933 -- 6. In the matter of the society and the board -- 7. From Antichrist to ambassador -- 8. In captivity -- 9. 'The spinning animal from Tasmania' -- 10. Owning the devil : Tasmania and Warner Bros. -- 11. Devil facial tumour disease.
Summary, etc.:
"This, the first book on the Tasmanian devil, overturns myth and prejudice and takes the reader on an amazing journey into the world of this complex, robust little marsupial about which there is much to discover in these pages."--BOOK JACKET.
Subject: Tasmanian devil.
Endangered species > Australia > Tasmania.

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