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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.006
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... As a young man of 26, Charles Darwin visited Sydney in January 1836, on board H.M.S. Beagle , during her five-year circumnavigation of the globe. For most of the time the Beagle was in Sydney, Darwin was on an inland excursion to Bathurst. Consequently, he gave himself very little opportunity...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 67–74.
Published: 01 January 2019
... Following the second session of the forum, a question and answer session was facilitated by Paul Willis. The presentations covered by this plenary session were: John Woinarski (Charles Darwin University) - Killing Peter to save Paul: when is it appropriate to cull native species to benefit other...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 220–230.
Published: 11 November 2020
... Environmental Science Program, Fenner School of Environment and Society, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, 2601 3 Charles Darwin University, Research Institute for the Environment and Livelihoods, College of Engineering, IT and the Environment, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Northern...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 379–391.
Published: 01 May 2020
... Centre Australia, Shortland, 2307, Australia 7 Research Institute for Environment & Livelihoods, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, NT 0909, Australia 8 School of Biomedical Sciences and Pharmacy, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia 9 School of Life and Environmental Sciences, The...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 12–18.
Published: 01 October 2020
... Infrastructure, Canberra, ACT, Australia, 2601 2 School of Biological Sciences, University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD, Australia, 4072 3 Research Institute for Environment and Livelihoods, Charles Darwin University, NT, Darwin, Australia, 0909 ABSTRACT ZoaTrack.org is a web application for visualising and...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 02 February 2021
... 2109, Australia 3 Research Institute for Environment and Livelihoods, Charles Darwin University, 0815 NT Australia Corresponding author: rick.shine@mq.edu.au A BS TR A CT We report two cases of Cane Toads Rhinella marina being killed by Australasian Giant Centipedes Ethmostigmus rubripes in the...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 755–768.
Published: 01 December 2018
... & Water Flagship, Ecosciences Precinct, Dutton Park, QLD 4102 10Darwin Centre for Bushfire Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, NT 0909 Corresponding author: emma.burns@anu.edu.au A BS TR A CT In ecological monitoring, data on changes in biotic and environmental attributes over space and time are...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 49–62.
Published: 01 January 2019
... conservation benefit of another native species J.C.Z. Woinarski NESP Threatened Species Recovery Hub, Research Institute for the Environment and Livelihoods, Charles Darwin University, Casuarina, Northern Territory 0909, Australia. Email: john.woinarski@cdu.edu.au A BS TR A CT Natural environments are now much...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (4): 533–562.
Published: 17 March 2014
... south-east of Derby, 9 August - 3 September), and Northern Territory in 1920 (Port Darwin, 1-3 October; 100 miles south of Port Darwin, 12 October - 24 November). He returned to New South Wales in 1921 (Ebor, 52 miles east of Armidale, 13 January - 27 February), traveled to Tasmania (Arthur River west...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 183–188.
Published: 14 October 2011
... behaviour of a minor celebrity insect. Peter M. Jacklyn1 1School for Environmental Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, NT 0909 A B ST R A C T People have long been fascinated with the striking, precisely aligned magnetic mounds built by termites of the genus Amitermes in northern Australia...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 41 (2): fmi–fmcliv.
Published: 09 April 2021
... and patience, owing to their restlessness . The naturalist Charles Leslie Barrett, in his book Rambles around the Zoo (1923), reflects upon his unsuccessful attempt to photograph the newly arrived Rowe cubs34 at the Royal Park Zoo in Melbourne: When three young ones arrived at the Gardens, I went...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 28 December 2020
... classification (identification of taxa) and naming of those taxa (nomenclature). Taxonomy has its modern origins a century prior to evolutionary theory as articulated by Darwin (1859), when Linnaeus (1758) published his Systema Naturae in which he developed the binomial system of nomenclature (i.e. a two-word...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 16 October 2020
... Charles Darwin s theories on animal navigation, what Darwin termed dead reckoning (an ancient nautical concept). Their ability to keeping true course with no guide, in the heavens or on the frozen sea (Darwin 1873, p. 418) is a skill also well understood by the dingo and the Aboriginal people...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (2): 359.
Published: 01 December 2019
.... From 1977-78 he was an Honorary Research Fellow in the Charles Darwin University, reflecting his outstanding Department of Herpetology at the Australian Museum, contribution and dedication to research and education Sydney, and from 1979-93, he held a similar position in the and has recently been...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (2): 272–289.
Published: 01 December 2019
... incorporated philosophical anatomy and Lamarckist transformism into their teaching and Grant had been one of Charles Darwin s mentors when he studied in Edinburgh. From the mid-1820s to late 1830s Edinburgh and Paris trained medical graduates like Grant and Knox flocked to London to staff the new University...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 92–101.
Published: 01 January 2019
..., recognition of the plasticity of species led to evolutionary theory, and some have suggested that Charles Darwin himself considered species as something purely arbitrary and invented merely for the convenience of taxonomists (Mayr 1982 p. 268). Today, more than 30 different species concepts exist (Mayden...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 646–657.
Published: 01 December 2018
... 1996) was identified to species by Alan Andersen (Charles Darwin University, Darwin). Because some traps were disturbed, abundance and species richness data were converted to individuals or species per trap for analysis. Vegetation data Vegetation cover and composition were sampled at six vertebrate...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 658–668.
Published: 01 December 2018
... thermal imaging footage from the Ourimbah fly-outs. Peter Law analysed the extensive banding data-set and was able to find patterns amongst the noise. We also thank Howard Pullen and Laurie Lowe of Charles Darwin University for building the infrared counter. Comments on an early draft were kindly provided...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 591–609.
Published: 01 December 2018
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 228–256.
Published: 01 January 2018
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