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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 54–57.
Published: 01 October 2020
... 1CSIRO Land & Water, GPO Box 1700, Canberra ACT 2614, Australia 2Perth Zoo, Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions, P.O. Box 489, South Perth,WA 6951, Australia 3Waikiki,WA 6169 * Corresponding author: denis.saunders@csiro.au DOI: httpsdoi.org/10.7882/AZ.2020.007 Carnaby s Cockatoo...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 505–509.
Published: 01 May 2020
..., Acton, ACT 2601, Australia 4 Biodiversity and Conservation Science, Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions, Kensington,WA 6151, Australia 5 Bioplatforms Australia 6 The John Curtin School of Medical Research, Australian National University, Acton, ACT 2601, Australia 7 National...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.037
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... No research funds have been made available to produce aversion agents and/or tactics to reduce the need for orchardists to cull flying-foxes to protect their crops. This has occurred despite many years of effort by growers to attract research funds from government and industry groups. It appears...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.046
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
... husbandry to suit Australian environments. Livestock enterprises affected by predation should be encouraged to: • Reduce local attractants, such as unspayed domestic dogs; and • Increase use of deterrents, such as guard animals. Culling by appropriate authorities of troublesome individual dingoes...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (4): 426–436.
Published: 17 March 2014
... such as fairy-wrens, thornbills and warblers were only found where patches of dense shrub were found, usually where the canopy has been disturbed. Flowering ironbarks were found to attract a variety of bird species utilizing both the pollen and nectar as well as the insects that were attracted. Four threatened...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.023
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
... Biological diversity in Australia has been dwindling, even without the full onslaught of climate change with the anticipated decrease in numbers of species, communities and effects on associated ecosystems. This makes the impacts of climate change attractive for students undertaking research...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.029
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... delivering a good sighting and close contact as well as through improved opportunities to photograph wildlife. Wildlife feeding activities comprise one or a combination of being inadvertent and accidental, a result of deliberate habitat modification to attract wildlife, unstructured, namely the intentional...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 251–264.
Published: 14 October 2011
... modelling, ‘Judas' animal technique, on-site ‘game-meat' slaughter, on-site abattoir slaughter) are recommended for development and use. Another two currently-unused management methods have been considered to have sufficient potential to warrant further investigation—attractant and humane biocide...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (3): 387–392.
Published: 14 October 2011
... respondents indicated they were aware of this species in Port Kembla and 45 had seen it on their properties. There were 45 respondents who were interested in modifying their gardens to attract frogs and 39 who were willing to become involved with monitoring of frogs on their properties. A second questionnaire...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 86–93.
Published: 01 October 2020
... programs. Their cost-effectiveness appears well established in finding cryptic and rare animals, yet they are not included in the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions’ published search protocol for bilbies. In this study a human searcher located six of 90 scats (6.7%) compared...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (2): 272–289.
Published: 01 December 2019
... eighteenth and the nineteenth century, and how that was influenced by the social context. Early ideas of evolution, or transformism, were attractive to radical thinkers, whereas social conservatives were anxious to show that the boundaries between types of animals, just like the boundaries between social...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 103–113.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Libby Robin ABSTRACT The question of problem animals in Australia is often framed in language that has nothing to do with either science or conservation management, but is rather about nationalism and popular culture. The need to attract funding for conservation can often lead to framing problems...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 610–628.
Published: 01 September 2017
...; however, red fox scats from grazing landscapes were dominated by invertebrates. We propose these patterns may be partially driven by M. musculus abundance attracting predation pressure to the landscape and Sminthopsinae exhibiting prey naivety resulting in their disproportional representation in red fox...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 477–487.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Daniel P Faith ABSTRACT Ecosystem services programs are rapidly increasing and are seen as a pathway for biodiversity conservation based on the attractive idea that quantified values of the ecosystem services of intact land may exceed any gains from conversion to intensive logging or other non...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 281–288.
Published: 01 June 2017
... and the water and everything on it or in it. Acknowledging the conservation problem in principle, and doing many valuable things to recover species near extinction, is so attractive that we can be mesmerised into considering that the problem of the extinction process is being dealt with. In essence, the danger...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 379–389.
Published: 01 June 2017
... meal? There's more animal blood on your hands” attracted a lot of comment when it appeared in the Conversation in 2011. Archer, in his article, argued that “if you want to minimise animal suffering and promote more sustainable agriculture, adopting a vegetarian diet might be the worst possible thing...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.011
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... that make them attractive as environmental indicators, their continued existence in many instances is under threat. Land clearing and fire have played major roles in fragmenting and restricting land snail distributions in the past. Present land management techniques, in particular the use of fire in semi...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 24 (4): 193–196.
Published: 17 March 2014
..., but had no Grevillea pollen on their bodies and failed to transfer pollen to stigmas of 500 flowers during two hours of observations over two days. It is concluded that bees harvested nectar from this plant species without effecting pollination, and would therefore make the plants less attractive...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.040
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
... vulnerable to decline and are subject to intense scrutiny, particularly attracting people whose philosophies are closer to animal liberation than animal welfare. We demonstrate through a case study just how vulnerable conservation projects are to emotive pressures on the operation of Animal Ethics Committees...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.011
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
... individuals attracting higher densities of herbivores and preferential consumption of bleached tissues. This environmentally-mediated bleaching phenomenon appears to be the result of complex interactions between increasing ocean temperatures, host defences and pathogen virulence and has significant...