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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.035
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 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
Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 254–282.
Published: 03 December 2020
... their formal training to not be very useful in teaching skills relevant to free-living native animals and sought further professional development opportunities in animal assessment, treatment and rehabilitation techniques. Most respondents were satisfied with the standard of care afforded to native animals...
Journal Articles
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...
Journal Articles
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
DOI: 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...
Journal Articles
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
DOI: 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
DOI: 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
DOI: 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)
Published: 31 August 2021
...) but it has not afforded any protection under either Act. Our cultural But you can t just talk to us about dingoes everywhere. heritage also sits under the National Parks and Wildlife Act You ve got to talk to local custodians. You ve got to 1974 and it is afforded protection, so we say the dingo...
Journal Articles
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...
Journal Articles
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...
Journal Articles
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 (2020) 41 (2): 200–204.
Published: 30 September 2020
... was capable of consuming larger prey compared to similar sized L. dahlii. Predators (such as large, sedentary frogs) with limited foraging ranges contact prey less frequently and encounter fewer prey items (Huey and Pianka 1981). In theory, they are likely to be less able to afford to specialise in diet...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 129–139.
Published: 01 January 2019
..., the rabbits increased enormously, and then it was seen what an evil had been imported and established in our vast territory The rabbit was thought a most desirable addition to our wild animals, affording fresh game for the sportsman and an additional article of food for the community We have destroyed...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 548–564.
Published: 01 June 2020
... being made available to licensed 6 The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) of Wild Fauna and Flora is an international agreement between a number of governments. The Appendices are lists of species afforded varying levels of protection. CITES 1 listed species are those...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 505–509.
Published: 01 May 2020
... specimens from museum collections) increasingly feasible (Thylacinus cynocephalus) (Feigin et al. 2018) and Koala and affordable (Rowe et al. 2011; Bi et al. 2013). To harness (Phascolarctos cinereus) (Johnson et al. 2018). Although the unprecedented power of the genomics revolution...