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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2013
10.7882/FS.2013.014
EISBN: 978-0-9874309-1-5
..., but whether their biology can be broadly generalised is unclear. By channelling research into a limited range of species, we miss the opportunity to test theory on a wider range of species and the discovery of new biological phenomena. With new technologies and laboratory facilities becoming more affordable...
Journal Articles
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 379–391.
Published: 01 May 2020
..., https://motus.org ) provides an unprecedented opportunity to build an affordable and proven infrastructure that will boost wildlife biology research and connect Australian researchers domestically and with international wildlife research. We briefly describe the system conceptually and technologically...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 407–415.
Published: 01 May 2020
...), such as drones. As this technology has improved in reliability and affordability it has replaced the traditional use of fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters. Drones do, however, have limitations; primarily in their limited flight duration, potential to disturb wildlife and concerns over safety. Here we introduce...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.947
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... of quality control, and not as a substitute for audit, compliance, survey or research. The most desirable attributes of a monitoring system were identified as simplicity, integrated sampling, efficient sampling, reliability, feasibility, credibility and affordability. It is recognized that it is not possible...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 189–197.
Published: 14 October 2011
... to be more of a generalist in its reproductive requirements. These differences afforded an opportunity to explore how a species' behavioural and ecological traits may provide resilience to population declines due to climate or habitat alterations. Amphibian Mixophyes endangered breeding ecology...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
10.7882/FS.2002.039
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... 1995 (TSC Act). The procedures can be complex and costly, and it is unlikely that many growers could afford to comply with the requirements of the Act. In addition, the processes required under the TSC Act are relatively slow and unsuited to the rapid response needed when sudden large influxes...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2003
10.7882/FS.2003.013
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-6-5
... is afforded. These increases in biomass of exploited species translate into levels of egg production between 4.4 and 18 times those of surrounding areas of coastline. There is no evidence of increased egg production translating into increased recruitment to fished populations, but such effects would...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
10.7882/FS.2002.042
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... into a food source from elsewhere. The “natural” longevity of flying-foxes and low reproductive rate of only one offspring per female per year reflects the environment in which these bats evolved - one in which they suffered a low annual mortality and could afford a low reproductive rate. We show...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2021) 41 (3): 296–297.
Published: 31 August 2021
... National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974) but it has not afforded any protection under either Act. Our cultural heritage also sits under the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974 and it is afforded protection, so we say the dingo is of cultural heritage value and feature of the environment and, therefore...
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Australian Zoologist (2024)
Published: 26 January 2024
... relationship of this species is well established (Pitt and Kingsford 2003). The authors of this paper deployed a DJI Phantom 3 Pro drone (selected for its affordability and GPS tagging capability) at an altitude of 70 m, and captured GPS tagged images along 500 m transects. As part of image analysis...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (2): 365–375.
Published: 17 March 2014
... be affordable or cheap to produce (n = 5; Fig. 2b). The mean cost of feeding an individual quoll per week (from those respondents who were able t o calculate the cost) was $5.20 ( k $4.40, n = 5). The other respond- ents estimated tha t the mean cost was $7.17 ( k $4.62, n = 9). As expected, size differences...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 25 (1): 21–23.
Published: 17 March 2014
... South Wales and through discussions with Paul Ehrlich and others. The purpose of the legislation is to basically provide a listing process for threatened and endangered species. The habitats of these species are then determined and afforded special protection. It would be an offence to damage or destroy...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 27 (3-4): 55–57.
Published: 17 March 2014
... considering that evidence, and new evidence uncovered by the Commission, the Commissioner stated "I do not think any jury could properly convict" the Chamberlains on a charge of murder (Morling 1987b). He added "the evidence affords considerable support for the view that a d igo may have taken her" (Morling...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (2): 336–339.
Published: 17 March 2014
... investment, the millions of dollars that we get. I was going to make another comment on vision and trying to control TV news. Pictures are really important, as Jenni was saying, and if you have got good pictures - if you can afford to, if you have got two or three people working in an area or a number...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 440–442.
Published: 01 September 2018
.... Unlike the observations of Hitchen et al. (2011b) who found Jacky Lizards on a Sydney golf course preferred areas where they were afforded most cover, the individual at Cranbourne foraged in an exposed area close to human observers. Rapid feeding on abundant prey has been observed for other Australian...
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Australian Zoologist (2023)
Published: 12 April 2023
... countries (WHO 2022). Achieving these objectives requires a strong focus on community engagement and empowerment; strong health systems; medical treatment and rehabilitation; safe, effective, and affordable antivenoms; and advocacy, partnership, and networks (WHO 2022). A local and personal perspective...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 200–204.
Published: 30 September 2020
...). In theory, they are likely to be less able to afford to specialise in diet or to discriminate against prey taxa. However, facilitated by a wider mouth gape they have a broader range of prey sizes available to them. Thus, dietary volume is less determined by the need for many individual small prey items...