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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.038
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
... The Aboriginal songline or Dreaming track system may be examined from the point of view of an adaptive strategy for high mobility which makes it possible to map consumers on resources in a dominantly dry continent with highly variable weather patterns. The Dreaming track adaptation operates...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (3): 593–607.
Published: 16 October 2020
... with Aboriginal people on these journeys, and also retained memory of these well-travelled paths. Phelan records (2007, p. 4): There are many dog dreaming sites located around the Australian continent. Each has its own and often interconnected story of creation and movement of the dingo through the country...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 36 (4): 438–440.
Published: 28 January 2014
... dreaming exemplifies this. In this discourse on human- nature relationships, Deborah Bird Rose (Macquarie University Centre for Research on Social Inclusion) uses the dingo enigma to explore purpose and meaning. This is prefaced in the blurb that described the book as a bold account of the entangled...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 656–662.
Published: 01 June 2020
...Paul I Boon email: paul.boon@unimelb.edu.au River Dreams: the People and Landscapes of the Cooks River Ian Tyrrell. February 2018. UNSW Press, Sydney. RRP:AU$39.99 © 2020 Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 2020 Book Review River Dreams: the People and Landscapes...
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Australian Zoologist (2022)
Published: 02 December 2022
.... University of Sydney. McKay, Helen F., P. E. McLeod, F. F. Jones, and J. E Barber. 2001. Gadi Mirrabooka: Australian Aboriginal tales from the dreaming. Englewood, Colorado: Libraries Unlimited. McKemey, Michelle B, Maureen Lesley Patterson, Banbai Rangers, Emilie J Ens, Nick CH Reid, John T Hunter, Oliver...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (3): 321–331.
Published: 14 March 2013
... properties managed privately, under public- private partnerships (such as Bush Heritage and the Australian Wildlife Conservancy) (Fitzhardinge 2010) and Indigenous Protected Areas (IPAs), managed by Native Title owners through Aboriginal Corporations (Australia 2012c). Other less prominent patches...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 76–80.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Heather Goodall ABSTRACT This paper argues that it was environmental knowledge, which Aboriginal people held and traded, that formed the basis of the slender chances they had for survival in the changed circumstances of British settlement in Sydney. The case study is centred on the life and work...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/9780980327205
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (3): 417–420.
Published: 17 March 2014
... there were magnificent Aboriginal scenes of native fauna, such as the platypus and turtle, that took their place alongside the native flowers. During one section of the opening ceremony, a black column of darkness provided a believable water medium to display some brilliant marine creatures - sea horse...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (4): 530–561.
Published: 17 March 2014
... cats as secondary factors. Much of the decline occurred before food shortages or habitat destruction caused by sheep grazing, habitat destruction caused by wheat farming, and changes in Aboriginal fire regimes. Dated and localised records of disease affecting conspicuous (often pest) species, when...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 35 (4): 1005–1010.
Published: 29 January 2012
... of ontological security. As a consequence of these ills, Bulbeck claims that Westerners have turned to nature for solace and well-being. In wilderness, she explains, humans experience authenticity and spirituality, things that are lacking from our everyday lives. Dreams and desires for contact with the non...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 430–456.
Published: 01 June 2017
... was often held to be an Aboriginal word, although it was also attributed to Swift. It is suggested that the word Yahoo was used to describe the adult orang-utan when that animal first arrived in England. This appears to be the reason for its use in Australia (Joyner 1984). The second article to appear...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 92–101.
Published: 01 January 2019
... and Litchfield 2009). In some Aboriginal societies, dingoes feature in dreaming stories, falling somewhere between human and nonhuman animal, and are regarded as members of the community (Maddock 1982) with taboos against killing them (Kolig 1978). That said, after European settlement, Aboriginal Australians...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (2): 183–191.
Published: 01 January 2016
... Djobkeng (Figure 3), Blue Rocks 4 and Hawk Dreaming 2 (Kakadu NP). In Sydney, the samples were transferred to an open sorting tray and the bony debris was extracted from the dross. The bones were then sorted into broad taxa, namely those derived from mammals, reptiles, birds and amphibians. The amphibian...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (3-4): 148–156.
Published: 17 March 2014
... was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964 for his efforts to resolve the civil rights conflict that tormented American society in the 1950s and 60s. In 1968 he was assassinated, but his words are immortal. "I Have a Dream" Martin Luther King dreamed of an America where little white boys and little black girls...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (3): 298–321.
Published: 30 September 2020
... on rare occasions as food (Tindale 1974; Corbett 1995; Rose 2000; Smith 2015a). The cultural importance of dingoes is further indicated by their widespread representation in Aboriginal art, most notably in cave paintings, and their prominence in Dreaming stories (Rose 2000; Parker 2007). And yet, dingoes...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 41 (3): fmi–660.
Published: 28 October 2021
... as food (Tindale 1974; Corbett 1995; Rose 2000; Smith 2015a). The cultural importance of dingoes is further indicated by their widespread representation in Aboriginal art, most notably in cave paintings, and their prominence in Dreaming stories (Rose 2000; Parker 2007). And yet, dingoes also incurred...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 103–113.
Published: 01 December 2017
.... Rabbits as icons of invasion: 1938 Wardang Island (Wikipedia) Australian Zoologist volume 39 (1) Theme Edition: Zoology on the Table Culling and Care 1072017 (Invasive Species Council 2014; Woinarski 2014). Aboriginal people have long observed that the bilby niche can be filled by rabbits, and in north...
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Australian Zoologist (2004) 32 (4): 605–628.
Published: 01 December 2004
... to secondary poisoning of predators; and iii) Aboriginal hunting of feral cats being effective in limiting the density and impact of cats in remote areas beyond the frontier of European colonisation. Mammal decline in southern Western Australia - perspectives from Shortridge's collections of mammals in 1904-07...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 41 (3): 643–653.
Published: 28 October 2021
... al. (2021) noted that baiting programs are not developed in consultation with the Aboriginal community . In addition, Philip (2021b) noted that the dingo s status in Aboriginal culture is celebrated in the naming of waterholes, soaks, river systems and aquifers but that post-colonization...