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Figure 3 from: Helgen K, Portela Miguez R, Kohen J, Helgen L (2012) Twentieth century occurrence of the Long-Beaked Echidna Zaglossus bruijnii in the Kimberley region of Australia. ZooKeys 255: 103-132.

By Kristofer M. Helgen, Roberto Portela Miguez, James Kohen and Lauren Helgen


Figure 3 - Dramatis personae. Clockwise from top: Australian natural history collector John T. Tunney (1871–1929), preparing specimens on the northern Australian expeditionary efforts during which his Zaglossus specimen was collected; M.R. (Michael Rogers) Oldfield Thomas (1858–1929), mammal taxonomist at the British Museum (Natural History), London, who studied the Tunney Zaglossus specimen; Lord L. (Lionel) Walter Rothschild (1868–1937), eccentric collector and naturalist who used his family fortune to amass a very large personal scientific collection, which became the Zoological Museum at Tring and included the Tunney Zaglossus specimen. Tunney portrait courtesy of the Western Australian Museum, Perth; Rothschild and Thomas portraits courtesy of the Natural History Museum, London

Topics: Animalia, Chordata, Mammalia, Monotremata, Tachyglossidae, ZaglossusAnimalia, Zaglossus, extinction, Kimberley, monotreme, Pleistocene survival, rock art, Zaglossus
Year: 2012
DOI identifier: 10.3897/zookeys.255.3774
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