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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 28 December 2020
... is the appropriate taxonomic name for all ancient and modern dog breeds, their hybrids and wild-living derivatives. It is important to highlight that correct taxonomy is an important part of on-ground conservation and management of wildlife. However, the taxonomy used as a basis for management decisions needs...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.036
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.043
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... Ancient clades with restricted geographic distributions have been found in the isopod crustacean suborder Phreatoicidea. These isopods colonized fresh water in Gondwana by the Triassic Era and today are restricted to permanent groundwaters. A phylogenetic analysis of 21 exemplar species showed...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (3): 351–376.
Published: 17 March 2014
... research and original fieldwork is used to review the impact of ethnophoresy / anthropogenic animal translocation from ancient times to the present on the vertebrate zoogeography of Wallacea, New Guinea and the Northern Melanesian Islands, referred to collectively as the Circum New Guinea Archipelago...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 16 October 2020
... of waterholes, soaks, river systems and aquifers. This paper follows the path of the ancient dingo, tracing how, as a cultural keystone species, dingoes have shaped human society and belief systems, encouraging cultures of reciprocity and laws of protection for vital resources. Post-colonization...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.008
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... as dark, evil, bloodsucking monsters. We gathered ancient and modern references to bats, from books, newspapers, radio and TV, the internet and other sources, to explore attitudes to bats. We examined a number of recent books and feel inspired at the change from the stereotypic images that have haunted so...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.091
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... Ancient Egyptians deified Ibis and, in common with the farmers in western New South Wales, saw them as allies in the fight against pestilence. However, successive years of drought and reduced river flows in the west may have driven the Ibis east where they have taken advantage of poor urban...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 24 February 2021
... of some Pre-Contact or East Asian dog lineages by modern Eurasian dogs (Brown et al. 2013; Brown et al. 2015; Pilot et al. 2015; Wang et al. 2016; Ní Leathlobhair et al. 2018). East Asian dogs are a basal (ancient) lineage, hypothesized to have diverged from other dogs approximately 10,000-20,000 years...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (3): 385–387.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... Bull. 200 92 96 Gomez, A., Serra, M., Carvalho, G.R. and Lunt, D.H. 2002. Speciation in ancient cryptic species complexes: evidence from the molecular phylogeny of Brachionus plicattilus (Rotifera). Evolution. 56(7): 1431-1444. Speciation in ancient cryptic species complexes: evidence from...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 07 July 2021
... and the Illawara region. Logging invertebrates of Australia s subtropical rainforests? They and coastal development have further reduced these range from ancient relictual distributions dating from rainforest forests to remnants in national parks and the breakup of Pangaea in the late Palaeozoic era to state...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 329–374.
Published: 01 June 2017
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (3-4): 255–257.
Published: 17 March 2014
... want become. This is a very ancient truth, one that can be found in many of the books in this shop. The great Tibetan Buddhist master Sogyal Rinpoche has written: "Although we have been made to believe that if we let go we will end up with nothing, life itself reveals again and again the opposite...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 627–632.
Published: 01 December 2018
... ancient names actually predate Darwin s (1859) epochal The Origin of Species , with their authors assuming all plants and animals had been fixed by God as unchanging kinds . These authors approach was typology driven: i.e., there was one good species with which apparent variants might be compared...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 57–67.
Published: 01 December 2017
... with the sentence: Let s start by being blunt: despite good intentions, the way we Australians make our living from an ancient and fragile land is seriously damaging and unsustainable. Not far into their introduction (p9), they state that most agricultural systems have been irrational and destructive. Agriculture...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (2): 396–402.
Published: 17 March 2014
... be margined within ancient, calcrete-dominant tive features are summarized in Table 1. per;meter mounds, ~h~ higher concentration More detailed descriptions, together with a of lieht-coloured calcrete. Dossiblv inverted bv - . L ~ ~ ~, preliminary of the possible causes of past fossorial warren-building...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 63–66.
Published: 01 January 2019
... than just science. Increasingly, it makes for new economy. The bad was when nature flourished conservation conversations to include philosophical, excessively in the way cosmopolitan biota does in ethnological and anthropological scholars. Like, an ancient isolated continent where they have no Deborah...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 129–139.
Published: 01 January 2019
... of poison predates recorded history, making toxicology the oldest of the sciences. The word toxicology the science of poison has its roots in the Greek word toxon being the ancient bow or arrow, the tip of which was frequently smeared with poisonous substances to assist in killing the prey, hence...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 214–227.
Published: 01 January 2018
... capacity of landscapes, recognized from a deep time perspective, has bearing on long term sustainability and conservation, but is still not fully part of the consciousness of a climate challenged environment. Much of the Jarrah Forest Bioregion occurs in an ancient landscape of inherently low productivity...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 23 (4): 53–55.
Published: 17 March 2014
... Europe at about the end of the Eocene period or the beginning of Oligocene period. When the resin was still fluid, various insects and other objects of the ancient forest became stuck and encased in it. The modern species are from the warmer parts of the old world, the five already described living...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 35 (4): 1005–1010.
Published: 29 January 2012
... to Australia: the First Peoples of the Americas have entered into a new arrangement with American scientists over the treatment and possession of ancient bones and artifacts. In Australia, the impasse between scientists and traditional land owners remains, and there seems to be little ability by either side...