Melbourne: CSIRO Publishing, 2012. Quarto, paperback, colour photographs,maps, graphs.
This book is an authoritative source of information on kangaroos and their relatives. Chapters discuss topics such as species characteristics and biology, adaptations and function, and conservation. The book also discusses culling and the commercial kangaroo harvest, as well as national attitudes to
kangaroos and their value for tourism. There are 71 recognised species of kangaroo found in Australasia. Of these, 46 are endemic to Australia, 21 are endemic to the island of New Guinea, and four species are found in both regions.
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