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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 124–138.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Matthew Mo; Mike Roache; Deb Lenson; Heidi Thomson; Mitchell Jarvis; Natalie Foster; Angie Radford; Lorraine Oliver; Damon L. Oliver; Joss Bentley ABSTRACT Flying-fox camps in urban areas are a contentious wildlife management issue. Since 2012, Grey-headed Flying-foxes Pteropus poliocephalus have...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 515–528.
Published: 01 June 2020
... collected and photographed oral ejecta pellets under trees with high flying-fox activity, some containing evidence of multiple masticated insects. Further genetic analysis proved that these pellets came from Grey-headed Flying-foxes Pteropus poliocephalus . We propose that flying-foxes use an array...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 175–180.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Eva Gonzales; Robert Close The Little Red Flying-fox Pteropus scapulatus is the most widely distributed flying-fox in Australia yet is the least studied. An injured female was taken in captivity and gave birth to a male. Careful notes were taken of the development of the young and its relationship...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 38–54.
Published: 17 March 2014
... to Spectacled Flying Fox management by fruit growers, researchers, conservation groups and the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service. Spectacled Flying Fox Pteropus conspicillatus Census Conservation assessment Rainforest Andersen, K., 1912. Catalogue of Chiroptera in the collection...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 240–253.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Peggy Eby; Greg Richards; Linda Collins; Kerryn Parry-Jones The Grey-headed Flying-fox Pteropus poliocephalus has an expansive range. However, the species actually occupies a relatively restricted and continuously changing habitat area, which is primarily defined by irregular patterns of nectar...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (3): 447–457.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Linda Christesen; John Nelson The vocalisations emitted by adult and juvenile Grey-headed Flying-foxes Pteropus poliocephalus (Chiroptera: Pteropodidae) within daytime camps and night nurseries were studied using audio and video data. The calls were differentiated via discriminant analysis...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (1): 69–75.
Published: 17 March 2014
...G. C. Richards; L. S. Hall A new species of flying-fox (genus Pteropus) is described as P. banakrisi . This species is similar in appearance to P. alecto which is seasonally sympatric in the type locality, but P. banakrisi is much smaller and differs in dental characteristics. P banakrisi is also...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (1): 76–100.
Published: 17 March 2014
... in the fluying fox Pteropus scapulatus. Zoological Science 7: 871-877. Stress effects on late pregnancy in the fluying fox Pteropus scapulatus Zoological Science 7 871 877 Eby, P., 1998. An analysis of diet specialization in frugivorous Pteropus poliocephalus (Megachiroptera) in Australian...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (4): 437–442.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Len Martin Observations of births in wild and captive Pteropus confirm that the usual birthing posture of the mother is hanging from the hind-legs, and not, as was asserted in a recent report, hanging by the thumbs. Observations of births in wild and captive Pteropus show that after emergence...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (4): 443–448.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... Phylogenetic relations between microbats, megabats and primates (Mammalia: Chiroptcra and Primatea) Philos. Trans. Roy. Soc. Lond. B325 489 559 Posture and anatomical adaptations in neonatal flying-foxes (Genus Pteropus, suborder Megachiroptera): cautionary tales for carers Len Martin' 'Department...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 698–710.
Published: 20 October 2011
.... Flying-fox Pteropus poliocephalus shooting orchard humane killing animal welfare AWAC. 2008. Animal Welfare Advisory Committee's Recommendations. Advice to the Minister for Primary Industries and Fisheries, The Honourable Tim Mulherin Animal Welfare Advisory Committee (Qld) Queensland...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 341–348.
Published: 14 October 2011
...M. Bennett; M. Forwood Fluorochrome labelling of bone formation was used to examine the effect of exercise (flight) on the wing skeleton of fruit bats, Pteropus poliocephalus , over a 194 day period. The bats in this study had been born and raised in captivity and it was hypothesised that the large...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (2): 119–124.
Published: 10 October 2011
...Peter Phillips; Philip Hauser; Mike Letnic This paper reports upon an operation to displace camps of Black Flying-foxes Pteropus alecto using non-lethal methods from the town of Batchelor. The flying-foxes showed a preference for camping in African Mahogany trees Khala senegalensis . Flying-foxes...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.009
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... Roost trees at three Pteropus conspicillatus camps in the Australian Wet Tropics were monitored for the presence and absence of individuals over a four month period. The number of individual P. conspicillatus in roost trees varied on a variety of time scales, with seasonal changes...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.011
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... This study was undertaken to gain some knowledge of Flying-fox (Megachiroptera: Pteropodidae) learning ability, using 10 Spectacled Flying-foxes Pteropus conspicillatus in a free-operant conditioning paradigm. The subjects were trained to pull levers for a juice reward in the controlled...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.019
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.020
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... Determining the population dynamics of the vulnerable Grey-headed Flying-fox, Pteropus poliocephalus requires accurate methods of estimating the age of wild animals. Traditionally, wild juvenile P. poliocephalus have been aged by comparing their forearm measurements to those of known-aged...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.036
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... and individuals that is being co-ordinated by Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service. The project aims to undertake actions to benefit the conservation of the four species of flying-fox found on mainland Australia: Grey-headed Flying-fox Pteropus poliocephalus , Spectacled Flying-fox P. conspicillatus , Black...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.039
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.028
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1