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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
Journal Articles
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...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.054
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
... religious groups that are hostile to science, a political or commercial stance that sees short-term gains in rejecting or undermining science, or a non-zoological understanding of animals that arrives at a philosophical position opposed to the study and management of wild animals. The extreme ‘animal rights...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 160–165.
Published: 14 October 2011
... in the face of uncertainty. Opposition to the harvest now continues from animal rights groups whose concerns have shifted from overall harvest sustainability to side effects such as animal welfare, and changes to community structure, genetic composition and population age structure. Many of these concerns...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.015
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
... for wild-shot kangaroos as an alternative to conventional sheep grazing has much to offer the conservation of rangelands, but there are some who strongly oppose any commercial use of Australia's wildlife. Philosopher and animal rights activist Peter Singer asks us to “consider whether it is ethically...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.003
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
... the capacity for long-term effective conservation of the biota and rural and regional Australia, as it now does in other areas of the world such as southern Africa and as it once did in Australia when Indigenous people managed this continent. It may well offend animal rights advocates and environmental...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.004
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
... in the sheep rangelands. Furthermore, if governments decide to institute significant reductions in kangaroos without data to confirm the conservation and economic benefits of doing so, there will probably be strong criticism from conservation and animal rights organisations as well as from Australians at large...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 383–430.
Published: 14 October 2011
... to a commercial harvest as the principal driver. Kangaroos have been variously represented in the debate as pests, a commercial resource, an iconic Australian symbol, and endangered species. In 1958, kangaroos narrowly survived a pastoralists' vote to list them as noxious animals. If it had passed, and been...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 146–153.
Published: 14 October 2011
... a technique to bonsai crocodilians. The patterns of blood flow established after section of LAo and RAo are unknown. In untreated or sham operated animals, flow in the ring is usually driven by output from right and left ventricles in every cardiac contraction but, during acute experiments, this is a much...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.013
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
... Town planners have traditionally drawn lines on maps to demarcate areas zoned for residential, industrial, recreational and conservation purposes. In principle, people's homes should be confined to one zone, parkland to another and native plants and animals to yet another. In practice...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (4): 383–386.
Published: 17 March 2014
... or weight. Relative clutch mass ranged from 0.34 to 0.63, and averaged 0.41. The phalangeal formula for the manus and pes was 2.2.3.3/2.2.3.4.3 for all specimens. The left lemur was longer than the right femur both in terms of number of animals and in mean length. Cogger, H. G., 1993. Reptiles...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (3): 361–372.
Published: 14 October 2011
... partial success as some released tadpoles metamorphosed into frogs, some of these developed into adults, and a few males were recorded calling. However, breeding by these introduced animals has not been recorded, and, in the absence of continuing tadpole releases, the number of bell frogs has declined...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.033
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
..., it is then equitable that the whole community, which benefits from the protection of this animal, help the fruit grower cover the cost associated with the protection. There are several ways this could be accomplished: by funding research into methods by which GHFF can be deterred from damaging crops, by making...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (3): 290–294.
Published: 17 March 2014
... and the challenge of the animal rights movement, Brill, Boston. Confronting Cruelty: moral orthodoxy and the challenge of the animal rights movement Peace, A. 2001. Dingo discourse: constructions of nature and contradictions of capital in an Australian eco-tourist location. Anthropological Forum 11(2):175...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 151–157.
Published: 01 January 2019
... framework used by the researcher. If invertebrates are owed rights, then it s a question of strength: will the animals have rights that are so strong that they ought to never be overridden, or will the rights be such that, in certain circumstances, the gains of research are sufficiently important...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/9780958608534
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 31–38.
Published: 01 December 2017
... the best quality product. I value back to the people who are managing the talk about that in my thesis, but it actually is something landscapes that the kangaroos are harvested from, is that s used by animal rights activists, not necessarily for there to be something like a brand. I m just trying...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 534–543.
Published: 20 October 2011
.... The Role of Mass Media in Economic Development. The World Bank, Washington, DC. The Right to Tell. The Role of Mass Media in Economic Development Franklin, A. 1996. Australian Hunting and Angling Sports and the Changing Nature of Human-Animal Relations in Australia. Australian and New Zealand...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 218–229.
Published: 01 January 2019
... welfare or the animal rights community don t think we give enough weight to the animal side of that equation, but nonetheless you can consistently apply that and do justice to animals on the utilitarian view so long as you give their interests the same kind of weight you would give to a human being...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 103–113.
Published: 01 December 2017
... negatively: snout to vent . There is nothing to love about cane toads. They are number one on the government s Feral Animals control list (Australia n.d Cane toad control is increasingly falling to volunteer groups of Toad Busters. The cane toad population has now spread right across the tropical top end...