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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 186–193.
Published: 30 September 2020
... Parks and Wildlife Service, Northern Inland Branch, 85 Faulkner Street, Armidale, NSW 4Department of Planning, Industry and Environment, National Parks and Wildlife Service, Hunter Central Coast Branch, Suite G3477, 117 Bull Street, Newcastle West, NSW 5Woolworths Supermarkets, 1 Woolworths Way, Bella...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 107–123.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Tsuyoshi Kobayashi; Martin Krogh; Hiroyuki II; Russell J. Shiel; Hendrik Segers; Joanne Ling; Simon J. Hunter; Timothy Pritchard ABSTRACT Water-level fluctuations can have significant effects on lake biological communities. Thirlmere Lakes are a group of five interconnected lakes located near...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 16 October 2020
..., hunting assistant and companion, the dingo’s role as intermediary between the earth’s surface and the river systems that flow beneath the continent is legendary. Both the ancestral/mythical dingo and the contemporary dingo are attributed with having assisted people in the location of aquifers, billabongs...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (3): 271–284.
Published: 14 October 2011
...Will Osborne; Sam Patmore; David Hunter; Rod Pietsch The Green and Golden Bell Frog Litoria aurea disappeared from the Southern Tablelands of New South Wales in the early 1980's and despite many years of opportunistic survey, it was not until 1999 that it was rediscovered near the Upper Molonglo...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 22 April 2021
... of the Sydney Morning Herald on 23 July 2020 under the major heading, Dingoes are native animals under threat, not feral pests. On the other hand, as exemplified in the same month in Local News 06 July 2020, under the heading More than 300 wild dogs have been removed in the Upper Hunter (Radio...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 13 April 2021
... scavenging, by changing the visual conspicuousness of carcasses. Carcass detection by vertebrate scavengers at the Savannah River site in South Carolina, USA, for example, was highest in open, clear-cut habitats (Turner et al. 2017). Similarly, in Poland most vertebrates, including free-roaming domesticated...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 41 (2): fmi–fmcliv.
Published: 09 April 2021
... captured an endearing photograph of a male and female Thylacine basking together in the sun (Appendix II, Image: MRB 23). The female in the background of Judd s photograph is the Foy specimen42 captured in the upper reaches of the Arthur River in May 1916, and the smaller male in the foreground the O May...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 409–413.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Julie M. Old; Nicole E. Hunter; Jack Wolfenden ABSTRACT Infrared cameras are now used universally to study wildlife. In this study camera traps were used to report the use of bare-nosed wombat Vombatus ursinus burrows by other species. Eleven species were captured using camera traps. The species...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 469–479.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Tsuyoshi Kobayashi; Timothy J. Ralph; Jamie Lobb; Jan Miller; Gunther Theischinger; Simon J. Hunter; Stephen J. Jacobs ABSTRACT Fires are a common occurrence in Australian terrestrial ecosystems. A large fire occurred in January 2013 within and adjacent to the Warrumbungle National Park, near...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 24 February 2021
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 254–282.
Published: 03 December 2020
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 143–178.
Published: 30 September 2020
... Foy specimen42 captured in the upper reaches of the Arthur River in May 1916, and the smaller male in the foreground the O May specimen43 captured near Tyenna in June 1916. It was the O May specimen that was subsequently sold to the Taronga Zoo (Sydney) in October of 1918. The earliest known...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 29 July 2020
... within communities as a food resource (for example refuse dumps and abattoirs) and through hunters taking dogs into bushland areas. The risk of infectious disease, not only rabies, is of concern to environmental, biosecurity and health management sectors that plan for disease and manage dingo and...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 629–642.
Published: 01 September 2017
... foraging in a sheltered bay on Sydney Harbour in the Port Jackson estuary. To investigate how widely distributed M. macropus was within the estuary (Parramatta River, Lane Cove River, Middle Harbour, harbour islands, west Harbour and east Harbour), 56 sampling sites were surveyed acoustically. Of these...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 641–651.
Published: 01 June 2020
...) and invasive (Hunter et al. 2015; Hinlo et al. 2017; Klymus et al. 2017; Tingley et al. 2018) species in aquatic environments. Multi-species detection methods also known as metabarcoding take a broader, community- focused approach. High-throughput next generation sequencing (NGS) technologies for DNA...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 548–564.
Published: 01 June 2020
... region Sydney 100 131 137 149 Blue Mountains 4 7 4 71 Central Coast Hunter 13 29 25 90 Illawarra 31 19 14 35 Shoalhaven 6 6 8 20 Total 154 192 188 365 Regional NSW Mid North Coast 3 3 3 Northern Rivers 6 7 10 30 Far South Coast 11 Riverina 8 3 2 New England 2 Southern Tablelands 1 2 5 1 Southern...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 605–627.
Published: 01 June 2020
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 449–461.
Published: 01 May 2020
... (like professional research projects) have diverse data challenges. Poorly scoped and coordinated citizen science projects with vague methods and or/limited training may lead to citizen scientists collecting data that is of poor quality (Hunter et al. 2013). Poor time management and understanding of...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 146–153.
Published: 01 December 2017
..., total grazing pressure. The implication was that kangaroo meat would be marketed for human consumption, relying on its low fat, high protein characteristics, making it a healthier alternative to traditional livestock. Eating wild meat is not a new idea; humans were hunter gatherers until the last 8–10...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 392–403.
Published: 01 May 2020
... of human analysis. In 2010, while evaluating the potential role of camera traps in Hastings River Mouse (Psuedomys oralis) surveys, we initiated the first Australian study to develop a semi- automated identification system for unmarked mammals. This support vector machine classification model cross...