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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 254–282.
Published: 03 December 2020
...Ron Haering; Vanessa Wilson; Annie Zhuo; Peter Stathis ABSTRACT The views of veterinary professionals were surveyed to inform the New South Wales Government about the extent, cost and nature of services they provide to free-living native animals and their interactions with the volunteer wildlife...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 58–73.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Matthew Mo; Robert Oliver ABSTRACT Although the ultimate goal of wildlife rehabilitation is to return animals to the wild, some are permanently unable to be released. Some non-releasable animals may be suitable for permanent care. The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) has the statutory...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 52–56.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Rosie Cooney ABSTRACT Using wild animals as food is controversial, but remains a widespread practice globally, and in some places wild meat is fundamental for food security. Hunting wild animals for food is widely unsustainable and in many places is driving alarming declines, particularly of large...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 127–145.
Published: 01 December 2017
... and reduced longevity so much so that the World Health Organization has labelled meat a carcinogen. Modern meat production depends on intensive animal production and the feeding of crops to animals, commonly known as “factory farming” or, more formally, “Industrial Farm Animal Production” (IFAP...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Martin Predavec; Daniel Lunney; Thom van Dooren © 2017 Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 2017 Zoology on the table: the science, sustainability and politics of eating animals Martin Predavec1, Daniel Lunney1,2,3,4 and Thom van Dooren5 1Royal Zoological Society of NSW, PO Box 20...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (3): 482–491.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Graham Pyke With the advent of computer-based technology and the increasing need to focus on the biology of plant and animal species, it i s both necessary and timely to adopt strategies for reviewing available information concerning individual species. To be most useful, biological reviews should...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 25 (1): 19–20.
Published: 17 March 2014
...David Carter To many wild animals humans are a particu- larly alarming sight. By concealing the human figure, even with something like a tent or vehicle which does not resemble part of the A natural environment, many species may be approached, observed and photographed with relative ease...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 463–533.
Published: 20 October 2011
...Ian Abbott Based on new evidence (700 records), this paper provides a detailed account of the importation, release, occurrence, establishment, spread, and early impact on prey animals of the red fox, Vulpes vulpes , in Victoria and adjacent parts of south-eastern Australia. Foxes were imported...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (1): 28–38.
Published: 04 October 2011
...Alison Loveridge Farm children's experience with animals is changing. Farm animal welfare is promoted, pest control still occurs but is less visible than in the past, and environmental messages are pervasive. Differences between farm and urban children's experiences are less distinct than...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.007
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... The brushtail possum is common in Sydney's bushland suburbs, where it is often valued and made welcome. However, some suburban residents do not either value or welcome brushtail possums on their properties. This study probed the attitudes of both groups of people towards the animals...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.021
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... Since the introduction of the Exhibited Animals Protection Act in 1986 there has been a marked improvement in the standard of animal displays in zoos, fauna parks and mobile exhibits within New South Wales. These changes have been assisted by the development of general standards and standards...
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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
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.052
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.053
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
... of ecological processes — and evaluate how attitudes and policies in Australia are addressing the problem here. Although animals in arid Australia show many similar adaptations to those of ecologically equivalent animals elsewhere, the taxonomic composition of Australia's desert fauna is unique. Some species...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.013
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... Invasive animals include introduced and native animals that have or may become overabundant and pose threats to agriculture, the environment or human health and safety. Following its successful bid to the Australian Government's Cooperative Research Centres Program, a new Invasive Animals CRC...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.011
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
... Keeping native animals as pets has recently been proposed as a new strategy to enhance the conservation of wildlife in Australia. In this paper we critically examine the arguments put by the proponents of a native animal pet industry, discuss potential problems associated with it and cover...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1998c.005
EISBN: 0-9586085-0-4
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.041
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
... they occur in overlap in a variety of habitats both disturbed and undisturbed, including suburban gardens. It is proposed that these species would make appropriate “laboratory” animals for undergraduate teaching, particularly animal ecology. They adapt well to captivity providing they are provided...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 0001
DOI: 10.7882/CHANA.1990
EISBN: 0-949324-29-9
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 12–18.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Peggy Newman; Ross G. Dwyer; Lee Belbin; Hamish A. Campbell ABSTRACT ZoaTrack.org is a web application for visualising and analysing animal biotelemetry data. This online facility offers a robust set of free and highly accessible tools, which enables the non-specialist and specialist to better...