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This work represents the results of long-term observations of a wild possum population living on a small private suburban reserve. Maintaining continuous records of the multiple social interactions in the possum colony reflects on both the dedication and determination of its author. Such long-term projects have much to offer in scientific data for layman and professional interest.
Frances - 18 Oct 2012
“It is a strong sense of the importance of place, of family and of continuity that remains with you after reading this book. The other great strength of their story is the range of personalities that we encounter in this possum community into which Robyn Tracey invites us. Every unique character has his/her own name, every family has its good guys and its bad guys, its brains and its beauties. [...]
Mary - 1 Oct 2012
“By any standards, this is a remarkable record of observation. In an engaging account, it details the complex behaviour of groups of possums in a suburban setting in Northern Sydney. What sets this work apart, is that its content is based on multi-generations of possums over a period of many years, providing insights that simply would not be apparent in the more usual short-term funded wildlife research with which the [...]
Lindi - 19 Sep 2012