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  • Lee, A., A. Cockburn. 1985. Evolutionary Ecology of Maruspials. Great Britain: Cambridge University Press.
  • McAllan, B. 2006. Dasyurid marsupials as models for the physiology of ageing in humans. Australian Journal of Zoology, 54: 159-172.
  • Naylor, R., S. Richardson, B. McAllan. 2008. Boom and bust: a review of the physiology of the marsupial genus Antechinus. Journal of Comparative Physiology B, 178(5): 545-562.
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  • Soderquist, T. 1995. Ontogeny of Sexual Dimorphism in Size among Polytocous Mammals: Tests of Two Carnivorous Marsupials. Journal of Mammalogy, 76(2): 376-390. Accessed April 10, 2009 at
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  • Thomas, O. 1888. Catalogue of the Marsupialia and Monotremata. London, England: Taylor and Francis.
  • Tyndale-Biscoe, H. 1973. Life of Marsupials. New York, New York: American Elsevier Publishing Company, Incoporated.
  • Tyndale-Biscoe, H. 1987. Reproductive Physiology of Marsupials. Great Britain: Cambridge University Press.
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