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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
10.7882/FS.2010.009
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... The role that various scientific societies played in the early life of the colony of New South Wales is briefly reviewed. It is suggested that one of the reasons that was instrumental in the formation of these societies and in the establishment of the Australian Museum in 1827 was the diverse...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.002
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
... Interest in Australian palaeoherpetology has steadily increased since the late 1960s. This has led to an explosion of publications during the last four years. Recent research into Australian labyrinthodonts has been concerned with the ontogeny and phylogeny of Triassic labyrinthodonts from...
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Australian Zoologist (2024)
Published: 09 May 2024
...James U. Van Dyke; Michael B. Thompson; Deborah S. Bower; Anthony Santoro; Marilyn J. Connell; Donald T. McKnight; Sylvia Clarke; Geetha Ortac; Olly Cirocco; Ricky-John Spencer ABSTRACT Australian freshwater turtle populations have declined substantially, with consequent losses to aquatic ecosystem...
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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (4): 972–984.
Published: 28 October 2022
... with Australian vertebrate dung Steven L. Stephenson1, Todd F. Elliott2 Kelsey Elliott3, Karl Vernes2 1 Department of Biological Sciences, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas 720701, USA. 2 Ecosystem Management, University of New England, Armidale, New South Wales 2351, Australia. 3 Integrative Studies...
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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (3): 702–718.
Published: 24 January 2022
... towards Australian wildlife rescue services Vanessa Barratt 1,2 and Fabien Medvecky 1 1: Centre for Science Communication, University of Otago, New Zealand. 2: Communicating author: [email protected] Australia s 20,000+ wildlife volunteers rescue and rehabilitate native animals.They respond...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 41 (4): 661–662.
Published: 07 December 2021
...Daniel Lunney; Brad Law; Martin Predavec Editorial: The Australian Zoologist adapts to the electronic age DOI: httpsdoi.org/10.7882/AZ.2021.046 When the Royal Zoological Society of NSW came into existence in 1879, Darwin s magnum opus was but 21 years old. The struggle of the 19th century...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (4): 689–695.
Published: 04 December 2020
...Ishini K. Kuruppu; Denis A. Saunders ABSTRACT We investigated whether the plumage patterns of the Australian Magpie Cracticus tibicen , a medium-sized, black and white bird, common over most of mainland Australia and Tasmania, including cities and towns, were sufficiently different and distinctive...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (3): 593–607.
Published: 16 October 2020
...Justine Philip For thousands of years, the water-finding abilities of the Australian dingo ( Canis dingo ), has assisted human survival in one of the most extreme, arid environments on earth. In addition to their contribution to Traditional Aboriginal society as a guardian, living blanket, hunting...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (3): 467–479.
Published: 14 July 2020
... because using the term “wild dogs” to describe management renders “dingoes” invisible, framing the issue as one of control of introduced pests rather than control of an iconic Australian animal. We distributed an online questionnaire survey to the Australian public ( N = 811) to measure how the public...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 515–528.
Published: 01 June 2020
... by an Australian Flying-fox Pteropus poliocephalus based on DNA evidence Helen M Smith1*, Linda E Neaves2,3, Anja Divljan4* 1 Arachnology, Australian Museum Research Institute, 1 William Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia. [email protected] 2 Australian Centre for Wildlife Genomics...