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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...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.031
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... divided the Patiriella species into two clades. With feeding larvae representing the ancestral state for these sea stars, one clade exhibited one identifiable change in larval form, while the other clade exhibited four changes in larval form. Life history traits in Patiriella appear to have evolved...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.046
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
... of the behaviour of C. rostralis are notable. Female C. rostralis exhibit a high frequency of head bobbing and conspicuous perching, two assertive behaviours that appear to be related to their maintenance of female-exclusive home ranges during the breeding season. Another assertive display, the head raised...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.010
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... of microchiropterans exhibit adaptations for specialist trawling foraging behaviours. Approximately half of these species are relatively well represented in the literature. Amongst these, the Large-footed Myotis, Myotis macropus , exhibits typical trawling bat behaviour; spending the majority (~88%) of foraging time...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 29 July 2020
... interface and hybridisation in the NPA, we hypothesised that some dingo-type dogs might exhibit domestic dog traits. During 12 months of monitoring, 24 phenotypically-based dingo- type dogs were identified. Seven of these that were studied in more detail exhibited both dingo-like and domestic dog-like...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.022
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... One of the major challenges facing zoos in the 21 st Century is the balance between maximising the impact of our conservation message and the responsibilities to the animal collection. According to recent research, experiential exhibits and close encounters with animals, with an emphasis...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 628–635.
Published: 01 June 2020
... structure within the entire tropical, subtropical and temperate east Australian distribution of L. argentimaculatus . Although this species may exhibit clinal morphological and life-history variation at its southern range limit, we did not detect wide- or fine-scale spatial genetic structure to indicate...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 565–574.
Published: 01 June 2020
... in habitat had a negative impact on site fidelity. A pair of Masked Owls exhibited high fidelity to a particular breeding territory before and during the removal of large areas of habitat within this territory. Breeding success occurred over two consecutive seasons during the removal of known habitat...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 434–439.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Mark Fitzgerald; Richard Shine ABSTRACT Carpet Pythons ( Morelia spilota ) exhibit substantial geographic variation not only in size and colour, but also in mating systems: reproductive males in some populations battle with their rivals, whereas courting males in other locations tolerate...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 17–25.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Graham H. Pyke ABSTRACT Optimal Foraging Theory (OFT), enables understanding of foraging behaviour, which is exhibited by all of life, through the assumption that foraging behaviour maximises some currency of foraging. OFT has been relatively successful for nectar-feeding animals, with energy...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 43–51.
Published: 01 December 2017
... worldwide. However, research has revealed that chickens are not as simple as humans once believed. They exhibit complex communication, social learning, numeracy and deception, as well as depression-like symptoms. These findings suggest that chickens posses both access and phenomenal consciousness...
Journal Articles
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...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.035
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... details of vegetation, habitat, substrate and geology were analysed. All species exhibit a broad habitat range, and some are opportunistic exploiter s of novel habitats, such as roadside gravel and under walking track cording. Although patterns of habitat exploitation appear to differ between species...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.059
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... (January 2003) for which there were two approved recovery plans, one publicly exhibited draft plan and four plans in preparation. Monitoring was being undertaken for only six populations. The TSC Act would be strengthened by: (i) adding an objective which states that recognising threatened entities...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.026
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... on both the beach where tourists are allowed access with guides, as well as in areas that are usually undisturbed by human activity. At the current recommended minimum approach distance of 6 m, 28% of sea lions on the tourist beach and 51% of sea lions in other areas exhibited a change in behaviour...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.096
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... artwork. With the high school students, we organised site visits and worked with them to create environmental artworks to be exhibited on site. With primary students we focused on habitat loss and we began by helping them to imagine the creek that had gone. The spirit of the project was distilled to one...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (3): 377–380.
Published: 17 March 2014
...C. Masters; R. Shine King's Skinks Egernia kingii are large viviparous scincid lizards from southwestern Australia. Although some other species within the genus Egernia are known to exhibit complex sociality, with long-term associations between adults and their offspring, there are no published...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 82–91.
Published: 17 March 2014
... a preference for smaller birds, with almost 70% of the species having a mass less than 35 g. The most severe damage to a bird's post-cranial skeleton is to the ventral side of the sternum, whereas distal appendicular elements exhibit no damage from Ghost Bat predation. The type of damage to the bones...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (1): 69–99.
Published: 17 March 2014
... harvest and harvest mortality does not provide an adequate explanation of population decline. Although it is sometimes said, particularly with regard to island populations, that Queensland (and New South Wales) P. cinereus populations differ from those of Victoria in that they do not exhibit local...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.013
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
.... These results have important implications for the use of remote vegetation or environmental mapping as a surrogate for selecting reserves to conserve biodiversity. To reserve regional biodiversity in a biological group exhibiting high geographical turnover in species composition it is imperative that a reserve...