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By Author: Dr Mark Eldridge

Islands in the sky: sampling the fauna of Coolah Tops

A recent Australian Museum Expedition to Coolah Tops found a diverse and intriguing fauna.

By: Dr Mark Eldridge, Mr Stephen Mahony, Dr Sandy Ingleby, Dr Harry Parnaby, Dr Anja Divljan, Category: AMRI, Date: 14 Jun 2018

What bat is that?

The identification of an unusual flying-fox found in Sydney raised more questions than answers

By: Dr Linda Neaves, Dr Greta Frankham, Dr Mark Eldridge, Dr Anja Divljan, Category: AMRI, Date: 16 Apr 2018

Looking back to move forward: traditional knowledge and genetics informs threatened species management

Knowledge from traditional owners and modern genetics has enabled improved management of the black-footed rock-wallaby in South Australia

By: Dr Mark Eldridge, Dr Sally Potter, Dr Rebecca West, Category: AMRI, Date: 12 Feb 2018

Aussie marsupial diggers united!

Marsupial moles and bandicoots are related according to first genomic-scale data for Australian marsupials.

By: Dr Mark Eldridge, Dr Linda Neaves, Dr Sally Potter, Dr Rebecca Johnson, Category: AMRI, Date: 16 Oct 2017

A tale of many tails!

On a seemingly unremarkable hill in north Queensland something remarkable appears to be happening …. to wallaby’s tails.

By: Dr Mark Eldridge, Dr Sally Potter, Dr Anja Divljan, Category: AMRI, Date: 09 Oct 2017

Just what is Australia’s Dingo?

Almost everything about the Dingo is controversial, including its scientific name.

By: Dr Mark Eldridge, Dr Stephen Jackson, Category: AMRI, Date: 11 Sep 2017

New book seeks paradigm shift in wildlife management

One of the greatest challenges currently facing wild animal and plant populations is tackled in a new book.

By: Dr Mark Eldridge, Dick Frankham, Category: AMRI, Date: 01 Sep 2017

Male kangaroos don’t always move far from home

Male eastern grey kangaroos can move large distances, but their DNA suggests that sometimes they don’t!

By: Dr Linda Neaves, Dr Mark Eldridge, Category: AMRI, Date: 19 Jun 2017

The truth comes out in the end

Genetic analysis of scats (faecal pellets) from a remnant rock-wallaby colony has revealed an unexpected evolutionary history.

By: Dr Mark Eldridge, Category: AMRI, Date: 09 May 2017

The Tammar Wallaby, one species or two?

Despite being one of the most intensively studied marsupials, recent genetic studies of the Tammar Wallaby has revealed some surprises.

By: Dr Mark Eldridge, Category: AMRI, Date: 28 Mar 2017