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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.2010.029
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... The objective of this study was to relate the spread of the human population of Sydney to the natural history of the koala population in Campbelltown on its south-western edge. The first ever report of a koala by Europeans was near Bargo, just south of Campbelltown in 1798, making...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/9780980327236
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 92–109.
Published: 17 March 2014
... conservation" strategies and the status of the Gouldian Finch. METHODS History Historical information was for the most part gathered from unpublished documents held on the files of the Department of Conservation and Land Management. These included tallies o f finches taken, annual reports of the Wyndham-based...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 371–396.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Daniel Lunney ABSTRACT This paper a) gives an historical view of national parks and other protected areas since the 19th century, b) gives a history of national parks and nature reserves in NSW, c) shows how recent has been the recognition that fauna conservation depends upon protected areas, d...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 09 March 2020
... on the impact of these programs due to the inaccessible nature of the terrain and/or lack of funding for before-after-control-impact (BACI) research and analysis. However, it is possible to conclude from reviewing historical and contemporary land baiting trials, that there is reason to be greatly concerned...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 1–11.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Stephen R. Sleightholme; Tammy J. Gordon; Cameron R. Campbell ABSTRACT With the passage of time, first-hand accounts of the Thylacine ( Thylacinus cynocephalus ) are now rare, and those that challenge the established historical narrative, rarer still. Recent recollections by one of the last living...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (3): 351–376.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... and Tate, G.H.H. 1945.Mammals of the Pacific World. American Museum of Natural History / Macmillan, New York. Mammals of the Pacific World Chappell, J. 1987. Late Quaternary sea-level changes in the Australian region. Pp. 296-331 in Sea-level Changes, edited by M.J. Tooley and I. Shennan...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 129–139.
Published: 01 January 2019
... aptitude for science and invention. Graduating with docteur es sciences in 1812, he was appointed Professor of Natural History of Drugs three years later at the Ecole de Pharmacie (Buckingham 2008, p. 50) (Figure 2). In 1818, working in Bertrand s Laboratoire, in collaboration with the chemist Joseph...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 383–430.
Published: 14 October 2011
... of population density and that the current harvest strategy (15-17%) appears to be achieving its current twin goals of sustainable use of natural resources and the maintenance of viable populations of the four harvested species. Thus the debate continues. However, this history of the debate on the commercial...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 518–536.
Published: 01 September 2017
... corner, along the Glenelg Valley . A history of the koala in South Gippsland 5272017 Australian Zoologist volume 38 (4) al. 2012). In addition, when a small subset of individuals separate and establish a new population (either naturally or via translocation), genetic structure can be altered further...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 04 December 2020
...; Lymbery et al. 2010; Johnson and Paull 2011; Okamura and Feist 2011). Endemic pathogens and parasites generally lead to subtle sub-clinical chronic (i.e. long-term) infections that are tolerated by their endemic fish hosts. This is a reflection of natural processes and a long evolutionary history between...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (3-4): 166–176.
Published: 17 March 2014
... on the evolution of life History tactics of the Australian grayling. Amer. Fish. Symp. 1: 19-30. Speculations on the evolution of life History tactics of the Australian grayling Amer. Fish. Symp. 1 19 30 Berra, T. M., 1982. Life history .of the Australian grayling Prototroctes maraena (Salmomformes...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 257–271.
Published: 01 January 2018
... and then as a member of the New South Wales National Parks Advisory Council. An emphasis on pristine landscapes and wildness compromised recommendations for the development of the New South Wales reserve system. My account of events as I experienced them may be of interest to persons tracing the history of reserve...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 35 (4): 927–940.
Published: 29 January 2012
..., specialized species at greater risk of extinction Ecology 85 265 271 De Lisle, H. F. 1996. The Natural History of Monitor Lizards. Krieger Publishing Company, Florida. The Natural History of Monitor Lizards Dunham, A. E., Grant, B. W. and Overall, K. L. 1989. Interfaces between biophysical...
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Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (4): 461–471.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Matthew Mo The Red-whiskered Bulbul Pycnonotus jocosus naturally occurs from the Indian subcontinent to the northern Malay Peninsula. Its anthropogenic spread also encompasses Australia, Japan, the southern Malay Peninsula, Singapore, Florida, California, 11 islands in the Indian Ocean, and Oahu...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 826–842.
Published: 20 October 2011
... discussing the deaths of animals from eating: 1. native fauna; 2. Gastrolobium; or 3. Gastrolobium poisoned stock. These accounts were sourced by reviewing issues of Western Australian newspapers, and assorted natural history and rural history publications. Published accounts that mentioned stock poisoning...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 16 October 2020
... and an iterative process (Neuman, 2011) to the examination of archival data and historical narrative, where the meanings and values I assign to water dogs and dingoes have been shaped and influenced through story telling, narrative and contextual history. The data were gathered from museum collections, original...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (3-4): 229–237.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... There were 70 in 1970 but 760 in 1980. With the establishment of the Zoo Friends in 1983 and the establishment of family membership in that body, there was a steady decline to about 100 Juniors at the present time: these are children with a serious interest in natural history. Competition from the Zoo...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (3): 388–397.
Published: 17 March 2014
... the historical and heritage value of these fine animals still amongst the best in the world (Emmett 2003). Bough Australian 391AustralianZoologist volume 33 (3) Donkeys were popular with those who drove them as they were regarded as intelligent, generally amenable by nature and quick to learn and were...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 0001
DOI: 10.7882/MEH.1975
EISBN: 0959995110