- Australia's south west: a hotspot for wildlife and plants that deserves World
- There are fewer animals in the south west than plants, but the Kwongan is home to some of Australia's most iconic species, such as the tiny nectar and pollen-feeding Honey possum (Tarsipes rostratus). The Honey possum is only distantly-related to other ...
- Biodiversity hot spot: The southwest of Western Australia
- It is so uniquely evolved that it is the only member of its own mammal genus, Tarsipes, and its own family, Tarsipedidae.
- Western pygmy possum research gets a boost
- Honey possums (Tarsipes rostratus) are in a separate group, the Tarsipedidae, and there is only a single species, which is endemic to southwest Australia.
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- Gifts of flowers can help humans with the birds and the bees. But flowers often need reproductive help from birds and bees, not to mention bats, moths, lizards and primates.
- Bats use Blood for Tongue Erections and Better Feeding
- While this kind of mechanism has not yet been found in any other mammals, the researchers suggest that it could also be in play in the tiny, nectarivorous Australian honey possum (Tarsipes rostratus), because its tongue is equipped with enlarged blood ...
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