Discussion of the distribution and abundance of living organisms and how these properties are affected by interactions between the organisms and their environment
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enarees wrote:Their insects are harmful to embryos of marsupials.
By this logic Dingo dog has caused the disappearance of Australian marsupial predators.
I think it is a distinct possibility. Remember how in the early European exploration, many primitive societies were decimated by the common cold. In many countries in the world different wild canines coexist. So a disease brought by the dingo is actually a more likely cause of the death of the thylacine than competition.
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