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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.2010.009
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... chronological discussion is given of the staff appointed from the museum's inception to the present, together with their interests, which were initially natural history and anthropology, to the current staff who are involved in systematics and phylogeny of various groups using morphological and molecular...
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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
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.013
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... currently occurs. Together with the Region's indigenous flora and fauna, Sydney's exotic plants and animals create a ‘hot spot for biodiversity’ exceeding any natural area in its richness, with a total species richness of higher plants and vertebrates in excess of 10,000 species. Recognition of the...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.026
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... suburbs of the ever-expanding city of Sydney. It is thus the longest-known koala population to Europeans in Australia, and it is now part of the natural history of Sydney. ...
Book Chapter
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 this...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.033
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.034
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... Our answer, to the question: Is the natural history of Sydney so camouflaged that it will not survive? is “yes”. Harry Recher, an active participant in the plenary session, took the view that as the ecosystems around us decline, there will be even less native fauna in the city. There exists a...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 28 December 2020
... Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales 2052, Australia. 3Division of Mammals, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20013-7012, United States of America. 4 Australian Museum Research Institute, Australian...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (2): 314–325.
Published: 01 December 2019
.... Report on the use of Red-eared Slider Turtles (Trachemys scripta elegans) as a food source utilised by man. Unpublished report to People s Trust for Endangered Species. Surrey, United Kingdom. White, A.W. 2010. The natural history of western Botany Bay. Pp. 402-414 in The Natural History of Sydney...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 194–206.
Published: 01 January 2018
... polychaetes among distinct patches of the biogenic habitats created by the tubeworm Galeolaria caespitosa , the Sydney rock oyster Saccostrea glomerata and the turfing red alga Corallina officinalis on natural rocky shores within Sydney Harbour, NSW, Australia. Assemblages of polychaetes were compared among...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 371–396.
Published: 01 January 2018
... and scientific opinion is ever stronger on the need for protected areas for conserving fauna. © 2017 Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 2017 African national parks biodiversity conservation ecological history game management IUCN nature reserves Promise of Sydney Nature...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.011
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... Sydney has been the site of a number of important studies into frogs, including the earliest studies on their ecology and taxonomy and probably the location of the specimen used for the first description of an Australian frog. At least five species are named from specimens collected in the...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 629–642.
Published: 01 September 2017
... New South Wales. Australian Mammalogy 28: 15-26. Bell, G.P. 1980. Habitat use and response to patches of prey by desert insectivorous bats. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 58: 1876-1883. Birch, G.F. 2007. A short geological and environmental history of the Sydney estuary, Australia. Pp. 217-246 in Water...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (2): 351–364.
Published: 17 March 2014
... statistics. SYSTAT Inc.: Evanston. SYSTAT: the system for statistics Worrell, E., 1963. Reptiles of Australia. Angus and Robertson: Sydney. Reptiles of Australia Morphology and natural history of the Land Mullet Egernia major (Squamata: Scincidae) Glenn M. Shea' 'Department of Veterinary...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.014
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... briefly survey the diversity of Sydney's fish fauna, highlighting key aspects of life history that relate to distribution, and key habitats. Several iconic species are described in more detail, and local and climate change threats are outlined in relation to mitigation opportunities. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.031
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... Western Botany Bay is an extensively urbanized area only 10 kilometres from the Sydney CBD. The residential and light industrial estates that span the landscape conceal a rich landscape that was once a major food source for early Sydney. The hinterland of western Botany Bay was not settled until...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (2): 137–142.
Published: 07 February 2013
... Snakes. A Natural History. 223 pp., A. H. & A. W. Reed, Sydney. Australian Snakes. A Natural History 223 Shine, R. 2010. The ecological impact of invasive cane toads (Bufo marinus) in Australia. Quarterly Review of Biology 85: 253-291. The ecological impact of invasive cane toads (Bufo...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 26 (3-4): 109–129.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... The Koala: A Natural History. New South Wales University Press: Sydney. The Koala: A Natural History LE SOUEF, A. S., BURRELL, H. AND TROUGHTON, E., LE G., 1926. The Wild Animals of Australasia. Harrap: London. The Wild Animals of Australasia LUCAS, A H. S. AND LE SOUEF, W. H. D...
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Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (4): 535–540.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Garry Daly; Ben Owers; Andrew Horton Surveys were conducted for the Red-crowned Toadlet Pseudophryne australis in Burragorang State Conservation Area (SCA), Nattai National Park (NP), Thirlmere Lakes NP and the Upper Nepean SCA west of Sydney, New South Wales using a variety of methods. Scattered...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.008
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... platforms. Research since 2001 has revealed many previously unknown rock art sites with depictions of animals, especially in Wollemi National Park, as well as greater knowledge about contemporary animal distributions. In this paper archaeological and natural history studies are brought together with...