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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.040
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
... vulnerable to decline and are subject to intense scrutiny, particularly attracting people whose philosophies are closer to animal liberation than animal welfare. We demonstrate through a case study just how vulnerable conservation projects are to emotive pressures on the operation of Animal Ethics Committees...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 12–18.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Peggy Newman; Ross G. Dwyer; Lee Belbin; Hamish A. Campbell ABSTRACT ZoaTrack.org is a web application for visualising and analysing animal biotelemetry data. This online facility offers a robust set of free and highly accessible tools, which enables the non-specialist and specialist to better...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 548–564.
Published: 01 June 2020
...Matthew Mo; Robert Oliver Native mammals, birds, reptiles and frogs kept as pets become displaced after they are unwanted, escaped or seized. The Office of Environment and Heritage manages the rehoming of displaced native animal pets, which are regulated under the Biodiversity Conservation Act 2016...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 170–180.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Stephanie Hing; Jordan O. Hampton; Troy. J. Gibson ABSTRACT Animal welfare is an important concern wherever people are called upon to kill wildlife. Notwithstanding the ethical dilemmas surrounding the killing of wildlife in various situations, if an animal is to be killed we have a duty to select...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 181–202.
Published: 01 January 2019
... with their conventional livestock. The kangaroo harvesting industry is declining and has been ineffective in reducing populations, partly due to animal rights campaigns. In recent years less than half the annual quota has been taken, and is currently only 20 %. Consequently, graziers are erecting kangaroo-proof fences...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 469–479.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Coonabarabran in NSW, burning over 560 km 2 of the park and surrounding region (the Wambelong fire). The Wambelong fire affected Dunphy Lake, the only lake in the park. In this study, we assessed the post-fire aquatic animal community of the lake in March and September 2014. At the times of sampling the lake...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 85–102.
Published: 01 December 2017
... for sustainability and for the animals themselves, we have explored the interdisciplinary context that has created this as a pejorative term. Through the lens of history, we explore how ‘feral’ has changed its meaning over time in practical management and research contexts. Specifically, we explore how labeling...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 464–476.
Published: 01 June 2017
... that, while many studies deal with the consequences of human effects on ecosystems, the outcomes are viewed as if humans were observers rather than participants in ecosystems. Humans are the apex animal, manipulating most ecosystems with forestry, mining, agriculture, manufacturing and urbanisation: we...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (1): 59–61.
Published: 01 January 2016
... before they become proficient enough at bower construction to attract a mate (Marshall 1932; Borgia 1985; Borgia 1986). Repeated observation Animal-Fungal Interactions 1: Notes on Bowerbird s Use of Fungi Todd F. ElliottA* and Peter A. MarshallB A Integrative Studies Department, Warren Wilson College...
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Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (4): 485–491.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Gerry Swan; Steve Wilson A fire through hummock grassland in Western Queensland adjacent to a gas pipeline trench resulted in a 650% increase in the number of animals that were recovered from the trench in the seven days following the fire compared to the seven days prior. Those lizard species...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 193–200.
Published: 16 September 2014
...Jo-Anne Chuck; Julie Old This case study describes the conflicts between the needs of a university animal ethics committee to meet legislative requirements and the pedagogical outcomes for third year undergraduate project students working with animals in an Australian context. The projects...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (4): 446–457.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Georgette Leah Burns Using Fraser Island in Queensland and Penguin Island in Western Australia as study areas, this paper examines changing management policies and practices with regards to human-animal interactions in wildlife tourism settings. In particular, the shifting relationships between...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (3): 290–294.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Natalie Lloyd; Jane Mulcock This paper introduces a collection of four articles on social beliefs, values and practices associated with ‘wild’ animals in Australia. It provides an overview of key developments in the international and Australian fields of Human-Animal Studies and briefly addresses...
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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 (2014) 32 (3): 410–419.
Published: 17 March 2014
... trenches, 7125 (97%) were found alive and released. Of the 224 dead animals, 29 (13 %) were of two threatened mammal species, most of which drowned in low flooded sections of trenches following rainfall. Nine threatened species were found in trenches, and an additional 5 threatened species were found along...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.017
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... Animal-vehicle collisions occur daily on roads around the world, putting drivers and passengers at risk of trauma and death. There is limited routine information about the incidence of such collisions and their resultant trauma and healthcare burden in Australia. Without this information...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.011
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.032
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2001.002
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-2-7
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1998c.006
EISBN: 0-9586085-0-4