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Archer, M., T. Flannery, S. Hand, and J. Long. Prehistoric Mammals of Australia and New Guinea: One Hundred Million Years of Evolution. Sydney: UNSW Press, 2002.

Friend, J. A. "Myrmecobiidae." In Fauna of Australia.

Canberra: Australian Government Publishing Service, 1989.

Friend, J. A., and N. D. Thomas. "Conservation of the

Numbat (Myrmecobius fasciatus)." In Predators with Pouches: The Biology of Carnivorous Marsupials, edited by M. E. Jones,

C. R. Dickman, and M. Archer. Melbourne: CSIRO Publishing, 2003.

Krajewski, C., and M. Westerman. "Molecular Systematics of Dasyuromorphia." In Predators with Pouches: The Biology of Carnivorous Marsupials, edited by M. E. Jones, C. R. Dickman, and M. Archer. Melbourne: CSIRO Publishing, 2003.

Strahan, R. The Mammals of Australia. Sydney: Australian Museum, Reed Books, 1995.

Menna Jones, PhD

Tasmanian wolves

(Thylacinidae)

Class Mammalia Order Dasyuromorphia Family Thylacinidae

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Medium-to-large carnivore, characterized by a long, narrow snout, sloping hindquarters that taper to a long, semi-rigid tail, with broad back stripes from shoulders to tail base

4.9-6.4 ft (1.5-2 m); 33-77 lb (15-35 kg)

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Number of genera, species

1 genus; 1 species

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Forest and woodlands

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Extinct

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Distribution sland of Tasmania, Australia; subfossil on Australian continent

Essentials of Human Physiology

Essentials of Human Physiology

This ebook provides an introductory explanation of the workings of the human body, with an effort to draw connections between the body systems and explain their interdependencies. A framework for the book is homeostasis and how the body maintains balance within each system. This is intended as a first introduction to physiology for a college-level course.

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