Bilbies get a helping hand
A $50,000 boost from the Queensland Government has brightened the future of Queensland’s bilby population. Announced on 19 May by Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection, Andrew Powell. “The Newman Government is proud to support important conservation initiatives to save endangered …
Save the Bilby Fund supports bilby research and has partially funded papers as per items linked below.
- Ballantyne, K., Matson, P., Noakes, N., Nicolson, V., Johnston, S.D., (2009) Reproductive physiology of the female greater bilby (Macrotis lagotis Thylacomyidae): evidence for a male-induced luteal phase. CSIRO 2009, 274-282
- Dunwoody. E., Liu, X., McDougall, K. (2009) A spatial analysis of greater bilby (macrotis lagotis) habitat in south-west Queensland. Proceedings of the Surveying & Spatial Sciences Institute Biennial International Conference, Adelaide 2009, Surveying & Spatial Sciences Institute, pp. 977-986.
- Evans, N; Narayan, E and Hero, J (2013) Effects of natural weathering conditions on faecal cortisol metabolite measurements in the greater bilby (Macrotis lagotis) Australian Journal of Zoology,published online 29 October 2013
- Gibson. L. (2001) Seasonal changes in the diet, food availability and food preference of the greater bilby (Macrotis lagotis) in south-western Queensland. Wildlife Research, 28: 121–134.
- Johnston, SD., Rumph, C., Lucht, M., Stenzel, D., (2010) Studies of Male Reproduction in the Greater Bilby Macrotis lagotis. Zoologist, 35 (2): 316-330
- Smith. S., McRae. P., Hughes. J. (2009) Faecal DNA analysis enables genetic monitoring of the species recovery program for an arid-dwelling marsupial. Australian Journal of Zoology, 57: 139–148.
- Southgate. R., Christie. P., Bellchambers. K. (2000) Breeding biology of captive, reintroduced and wild greater bilbies, Macrotis lagotis (Marsupialia: Peramelidae). Wildlife Research, 27: 621–628.