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North American Macropod Directory
by: Wrabetz, Peggy
This book contains owners and breeders of wallabies, kangaroos, wallaroos, etc. from North America, along with some listings from Australia, New Zealand, and Canada. It also contains advertisements for macropod foods, supplies, and valuable information, and in between are pictures, tidbits, cartoons, and drawings.
c. 2004, S/C, Spiral Bound...$17.95

Possum Stu
by: Fritz, Donna

A collection of short stories about the real-life adventures of Stuart James & Little C, two clever & charming opossums that live with the author. The author, Donna Fritz, is a calligrapher, wildlife illustrator & licensed falconer. All of the author's royalties (10% of the selling price) will be donated to the National Opossum Society (www.opossumorg) in Stuart's name. Illustrated. 119 pgs
c. 2005, S/C...$11.95

Raising & Caring For Your Pet Kangaroo
by: Castleberry, Rocky

Species, habitat, behavior, feeding, breeding. reproduction, raising, kangaroos as pets, tips for buying a kangaroo. B/W photos. 92 pgs.
c. 2011, S/C... $19.95

Reproductive Physiology Of Marsupials (Monographs On Marsupial Biology)
by: Tyndale-Biscoe, Hugh & Renfree, Marilyn
Breeding biology of marsupials by family, sexual differences and development, male antaomy and spermatogenesis, female urogenital tract & oogenesis, ovarian function, pregnancy and parturition, lactation, neuroendocrine control of seasonal breeing, marsupial and the evolution of mammalian reproduction. B/W photos, charts, graphs. 476 pgs.
c. 1987, H/C...$95.00
Out-Of-Print, Hard-To-Find, Quantities Limited
Condition: Very Good

Spotlight On Possums
by: Russell, Rupert

Descriptions of Australian possums. The accounts are mainly based on the author's field work in the Atherton Tablelands in northern Queensland, Australia. It is intended for all those who are interested in wild animals. Watching animals by night with the aid of a spotlight is becoming increasing popular and this book will serve as a guide & inspiration for those who become involved with nocturnal wildlife. Kay Russell complements the work with her beautiful & detailed illustrations. 101 pgs.
c. 1980, H/C...$17.50
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Very Good with dust jacket

Sugar Gliders: A Complete Pet Owner's Manual
by: MacPherson, Caroline

This profusely illustrated manual gives vital information and advice on caging, feeding, maintaining a proper environment, health care, and breeding. Color photos & illustrations.
Used, Quantities Limited
Condition: Good, some underlining

Sugar Gliders As Your New Pet
by: Kelsey-Wood, Dennis

Informatively written and lavishly illustrated with full-color photos. Contains info on: what is a sugar glider, housing, living with a sugar glider, choosing a pet, feeding, breeding theory & strategy, health care, regulations, and more. Color photos. 93 pgs.

Sugar Gliders As Your New Pet
by: Kelsey-Wood, Dennis

Informatively written and lavishly illustrated with full-color photos. Contains info on: what is a sugar glider, housing, living with a sugar glider, choosing a pet, feeding, breeding theory & strategy, health care, regulations, and more. Color photos. 93 pgs.
Condition: Good. Ex-library copy with usual library markings, cover wear but inside very good condition

Sugar Gliders: Living with & Caring for Sugar Gliders: Is This the Right Pet for You?
by: Brewer, Peggy

This book has all the latest information on Sugar Gliders, their well being and care. The book contains sections covering diet, health and housing along with chapters covering Self Mutilation and Hand Feeding Rejected joeys. The information in this book will help you maintain a healthy and happy life for your marsupial pet. B/W photos. 94 pgs.
c. 2007, S/C...$18.95

Tree Kangaroo: Husbandry Manual
by: Tree Kangaroo Species Survival Plan
A training manual for anyone involved in the care of tree kangaroos. Chapters include: natural history & status of tree kangaroos; identification, housing & shipping requirements; nutrition, food preparation & feeding; health management; behavior & social organization; reproduction; joey growth & development; enrichment, training, research & data collection; regional & global management; along with an extensive bibliography and quick reference guides and an exhibit checklist.
c. Revised 2001...3-Ring Binder...$35.00

Tree-Kangaroos of Australia and New Guinea
by: Martin, Roger

This boook reviews the natural history and biology of tree-kangaroos from the time of their first discovery by Europeans in the jungles of West Papua in 1826 right up to the present day, covering the latest research in Australia and New Guinea. Chapter headings include:adaptations, evolutionary history, parasites, pathogens and other irritations, population density, sex and reproduction and conservation. 158 pages, color and B/W photos
c. 2005, S/C...$36.95

Veterinary Clinics Of North America: Exotic Animal Practice (Nutrition & Behavior of Uncommon Species)
The busy exotic animal practitioner will find this unique issue packed with useful, practical information on uncommon species. Species covered include: kinkajou, macropods, ground and tree squirrels, servals and caracals, sugar gliders, prairie dogs, hedgehogs, fennec foxes, skunks, degus, opossums, Patagonian cavies, coatamundi and raccoons, lemurs, agoutis, invertebrates, and fish. Contents: Considerations for kinkajou captive diets; Nutrition & behavior of coatis & raccoons; Macropod nutrition; Feeding behavior & nutrition of the sugar glider; Behavioral & nutritional aspects of the Virginia opossum; Nutrition & behavior of degus; Nutrition care & behavior of captive prairie dogs; Behvahior nutrition & veterinary care of patagonian cavies; Determinants for the diet of captive agoutis; Nutrition of tree-dwelling squirrels; Nutrition & behavior of fennec foxes; Nutrition & behavior of striped skunks; Nutrition & natural history of the serval & caracal; Feeding behavior & nutrition of the African Pygmy hedgehog; Nutrition & behavior of lemurs; Captive invertebrate nutrition; Nutrition feeding & behavior of fish. B/W photos. 399 pgs.
c. May 2009, H/C...$99.00

Walker's Marsupials Of The World
by: Nowak, Ronald

A comprehensive guide to the biology and distribution of marsupials, this book includes common and scientific names, size and physical traits, habitat and ecology, behavior and social interactions, reproduction, life span, and conservation. The text is coupled with illustrations from the collections of leading photographers and the world's greatest museums. An introduction by marsupial expert Christopher R. Dickman describes the evolution and current status of marsupials and reveals why they add so much intrigue to the natural world. B/W photos. 226 pgs.
c. 2005, S/C...$22.95

Wild Life Of Australia

A pictorial study of Australia's birds, mammals, reptiles & insects, illustrated in full natural colour. 96 pgs.
c. 1973, H/C...$12.50
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Very Good

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