[Taxacom] Critiques of mammal dispersal ability

John Grehan calabar.john at gmail.com
Tue Aug 19 22:37:43 CDT 2014

Since there has been no shortage of various claims for organisms to have
engaged in long distance chance dispersal the following papers may be of
interest as they represent an effort to take a critical look about some of
the assumptions made for mammal dispersal.

Mazza, P. 2014. (Review) Pushing Your Luck: The Monkey’s Voyage: How
Improbable Journeys Shaped the History of Life.BioScience
Mazza, P.P.A. 2014: If Hippopotamuses cannot swim, how did they colonize
islands?. Lethaia, DOI: 10.1111/let.12074.
Mazza, P. et al. 2013 A Multidisciplinary Approach to the Analysis of
Multifactorial Land Mammal Colonization of IslandsBioScience 63: 939–951.

I make a link to these articles at
http://johngrehan.net/index.php/panbiogeography/ at the top left side.

John Grehan

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