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Wombats (Vombatus and Lasiorhinus spp.) Fact Sheet: Bibliography & Resources

Bibliography

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Horsup A. 1998. A trapping survey of the northern hairy-nosed wombat Lasiorhinus krefftii. In: Wells RT, Pridmore PA, editors. Wombats. Chipping Norton (Australia): Surrey Beatty & Sons. p. 147-155.

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Marks CA. 1998. Courtship and mating in a pair of free-ranging common wombats Vombatus ursinus. In: Wells RT, Pridmore PA, editors. Wombats. Chipping Norton (Australia): Surrey Beatty & Sons. p. 125-128.

Matthews A, Green K. 2012. Seasonal and altitudinal influences on the home range and movements of common wombats in the Australian Snowy Mountains. J Zool. 287(1):24-33.

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