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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 352–358.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Jennifer R. Anson ABSTRACT Australian mammals have been subject to a range of threats that have contributed to species declines and extinctions since European settlement. Invasive predators, namely the European Red Fox Vulpes vulpes and the feral Cat Felis catus , are particularly detrimental...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (1): 100–107.
Published: 17 March 2014
... for the species are from areas with dense and complex ground cover and a high diversity of food-plant availability. The species is also thought to be at risk from exotic mammalian predators (feral cats Felis catus and red foxes Vulpes vulpes ), and to be negatively associated with habitat edges, although...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.062
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... to ameliorate the threats. This paper presents an overview of how the threat abatement planning process is being used to plan initiatives to reduce the biodiversity impacts of invasive species. The approach taken in four threat abatement plans (foxes Vulpes vulpes , feral cats Felis catus , bitou bush...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 826–842.
Published: 20 October 2011
... the existence of this phenomenon and reports accounts from historical literature and from interviews with early rural residents of the region being: Twenty-six historical accounts of the poisoning of domestic cats ( Felis catus ) and dogs ( Canis lupus familiaris ) through consumption of the bones ( n =11...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.011
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... We radiotracked 18 pet cats Felis catus from rural and urban areas within the City of Armadale, Western Australia, both at night and during the day between August 2003 and February 2005 to estimate the size of buffer zone required to reduce incursions by pet cats into native bushland. Home...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.025
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... ), but also exert indirect negative and indirect positive effects on four species of insular skinks. In the second case study, high levels of activity of domestic house cats ( Felis catus ) in suburban bushland in Sydney are associated with reduced richness of bird species. However, high cat activity also...
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Australian Zoologist (2004) 32 (4): 605–628.
Published: 01 December 2004
... . Shortridge speculated that disease, predation by feral cats Felis catus , competition from house mice Mus musculus , and bushfires were major factors in overall decline, and the impact of closer settlement was important in localised declines. These, and other factors commonly cited as reasons for mammal...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1994.008
EISBN: 0-9599951-9-6
... are judged to be currently at risk in western New South Wales at national, state or regional levels. The feral cat Felis catus is implicated in the regional demise of up to 10 species prior to 1857. The linked activities of land clearance and pastoral activity are implicated most strongly in the subsequent...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 711–718.
Published: 20 October 2011
.... Conservation of Australia's Forest Fauna 624 638 Catling, P. C. 1988. Similarities and contrasts in the diets of foxes Vulpes vulpes and cats Felis catus relative to fluctuating prey populations and drought. Australian Wildlife Research 15: 307-318. Similarities and contrasts in the diets of foxes...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (1): 108–118.
Published: 17 March 2014
..., B.J. 1979. Food of feral house cats (Felis catus L.) in forest of the Orongorongo Valley, Wellington. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 6: 107-126. Food of feral house cats (Felis catus L.) in forest of the Orongorongo Valley, Wellington New Zealand Journal of Zoology 6 107 126 Fitzgerald...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (3): 420–430.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... The Gunnison's prairie dog structures a high desert grassland landscape as a keystone engineer Journal of Arid Environments 46 357 369 Barratt, D.G. 1997. Home range size, habitat utilisation and movement patterns of suburban and farm cats Felis catus. Ecography 20: 271-280. Home range size, habitat...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (1): 90–95.
Published: 04 October 2011
... and conservation implications Biological Conservation 50 143 198 Catling, P. C. 1988. Similarities and contrasts in the diets of foxes, Vulpes vulpes, and cats, Felis catus, relative to fluctuating prey populations and drought. Australian Wildlife Research15: 307-317. Similarities and contrasts...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 35 (4): 1033–1039.
Published: 29 January 2012
... Environment: Galápagos, edited by R. Perry. Pergamon Press, Oxford. Introduced fauna Key Environment: Galápagos 233 246 Jones, E. and Coman, B.J. 1981. Ecology of the feral cat, Felis catus (L.), in south-eastern Australia I. Diet. Australian Wildlife Research 8: 537-547. Ecology of the feral...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 85–102.
Published: 01 December 2017
... sciences, feral was attributed to 182 identifiable species as well as 54 more general categories (Table 1). The distribution of mentions was highly skewed. The top five species account for more than half of all mentions: Cat/ Felis catus 469, Pig/ Sus scrofa 393, Horse/ Equus caballus 228, Goat/ Capra...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 24 (2): 89–93.
Published: 17 March 2014
... are indicated by "T" and "C" respec- tively. RESULTS Mammal activity was evident in all five of the existing culverts (Table 2). Three species of mammals were recorded, Rattus fuscipes (bush rat) being the most common. The feral cat, Felis catus, was also recorded in two of the culverts. Culvert C...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 86–93.
Published: 01 October 2020
... - Dasyornis brachypterus, Office of Conservation and Attractions (DBCA; 2017; also see Environment and Heritage 2015; rabbits - Oryctolagus Southgate et al. 2018) has a published protocol for cuniculus, Robinson and Copson 2014; cats - Felis catus, searching for evidence of bilbies based on randomly McGregor...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 544–549.
Published: 20 October 2011
... Management and Restoration 8: 26-31. Offsets for land clearing: no net loss or the tail wagging the dog Ecological Management and Restoration 8 26 31 Gibson, D.F., Lundie-Jenkins, G., Langford, D.G., Cole, J.R., Clarke, D.E. and Johnson, K.A. 1994. Predation by feral cats, Felis catus...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 23 (2): 19–28.
Published: 17 March 2014
... and fox scats in the study area in 1981 and 1982. Exotic Species Dog Canis familiaris and Fox Vulpes vulpes scats were abundant and indicated much higher numbers present than suggested by direct observation. Packs of dogs were seen on several occasions. Only two cats Felis catus were seen. The stomach...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (3): 373–380.
Published: 04 June 2013
... in Australian marsupials: The ‘Critical Weight Range' revisited Austral Ecology 34 35 40 Kutt, A.S. 2012. Feral cat (Felis catus) prey size and selectivity in north-eastern Australia: implications for mammal conservation. Journal of Zoology 287: 292-300. Feral cat (Felis catus) prey size...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 36 (1): 59–74.
Published: 07 September 2012
... of Australia 127 128 Kutt, A.S. 2011. Feral cat (Felis catus) prey size and selectivity in north-eastern Australia: implications for conservation. Animal Conservation in review. Feral cat (Felis catus) prey size and selectivity in north-eastern Australia: implications for conservation Animal...