Original Research

The diet of Petromus Typicus (Petromuridae, Rodentia) in the Augrabies falls National Park

Wilma George
Koedoe | Vol 24, No 1 | a625 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/koedoe.v24i1.625 | © 1981 Wilma George | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 02 December 1981 | Published: 02 December 1981

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Wilma George, University of Oxford, United Kingdom

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The diet of Petromus typicus from three sites in Augrabies Falls National Park was analysed. Grass is the main item of the diet but the proportion of grasses to dicotyledons is determined to some extent by availability.


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