With its enticing and colourful design fascinating information, this is a book that children will want to pour over-either at home, in the classroom or on road trip. This brings together 55 national parks, selected across all Australian states territories, over 120 animals. It divided into seven sections according habitat (woodlands grasslands; forests; rainforests; arid zones; mountains; wetlands waterways; coasts, oceans islands), each including number of parks selection fish, reptiles, frogs, birds mammals inhabit them. At end section ‘little critters’-beetles, spiders, butterflies, grasshoppers, bugs so on. Each opens with photographs featured description habitat. animal has own page, which stunning colour photograph species, map distribution range, conservation status scientific information about species. The following sections: ‘Fast Facts’ gives you vital statistics, such as size, lifespan young; ‘Where Does Live?’ tells where Australia can find species provides details home; ‘What’s Its Life Like?’ bit how moves, behaves, eats ‘Interesting Info’ quirky facts. features foreword by Governor-General Australia, Sir Peter Cosgrove.
The management of wild rabbits is a vexing problem worldwide. In countries such as Australia and New Zealand, are regarded serious pests to agriculture the environment, while in many European they considered an important hunting resource, cornerstone species Mediterranean ecosystems, modifying habitats supporting predator populations Iberian lynx. introduction two viral diseases, myxomatosis rabbit haemorrhagic disease, biological control agents has been met favourably, yet their spread southern Europe threatens natural populations. Despite this, scientists with very different goals still work together common interest understanding biology epidemiology. Australia’s War Against Rabbits uses disease case study how animal adapt caused this by RNA virus. Looking at (RHD) ecological framework enables insights into both virus that relevant for other emerging diseases importance humans. This book provides up-to-date information on recent advances areas ranging from structure mechanics through sociological implications using benefits economy biodiversity. It compelling read wildlife researchers, managers, biologists, people working public health education sectors, landholders farmers experience or RHD.