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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 09 August 2021
...Michael C. Calver; Heather M. Crawford; Douglas Fletcher ABSTRACT The peer-reviewed Australian Zoologist , first published in 1914, is Australia’s longest-lived zoological journal. Its publication history shows changes in the zoological topics covered over the last 100 years, including the animals...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 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...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 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 (2020)
Published: 04 December 2020
...Ishini K. Kuruppu; Denis A. Saunders ABSTRACT We investigated whether the plumage patterns of the Australian Magpie Cracticus tibicen , a mediumsized, 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)
Published: 16 October 2020
...Justine Philip ABSTRACT 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...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 186–193.
Published: 30 September 2020
... 186 2021Zoologist Australian volume 41 (2) Introduction Australia has been in drought for most of the 21st Century to date, first with the Millennium Drought from 2001 to 2009 (Heberger 2012), then the current drought that began in late 2016. This has had an enormous impact on human communities...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 179–185.
Published: 30 September 2020
... research. Parasuta flagellum interspecific aggregation snakes artificial refugia threatened species 2021 179Zoologist Australian volume 41 (2) Introduction Understanding snake aggregations The social behaviour and spatial partitioning of animals has important implications for population...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 11 August 2020
... a case study of the Australian Dingo Foundation (ADF), a private organisation and captive breeding facility that actively supports research and conservation efforts relating to the dingo ( Canis dingo ). Over the past decade (2010 to 2020), the ADF has facilitated research across eight research...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 14 July 2020
..., in part 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...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 515–528.
Published: 01 June 2020
... DNA species identification 2020 515 Australian Zoologist volume 40 (4) Introduction Family Pteropodidae (Old World fruit bats, flying-foxes) inhabit the Old World tropics and subtropics, ranging from Africa to East Asia and Australia, including many islands in the Indian and Pacific Oceans...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 09 March 2020
... has a clue about what percentage of the baits are eaten or what is eating them, yet secretaries and presidents and treasurers are delighted to be photographed in the act of loading the meat into aeroplanes (Rolls, 1969, p. 455). In 1946, Australian landholders were recovering from the aftermath...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (2): 362.
Published: 01 December 2019
... Correction for the paper: Stephen R. Sleightholme and Cameron R. Campbell (2018) The International Thylacine Specimen Database (6 Revision - Project Summary & Final Report). Australian Zoologist 39(3):480-512. httpsdoi.org/10.7882/AZ.2017.011 In the printed version, Table 3 (page 487) and a short...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 669–674.
Published: 01 December 2018
... that we made the decision for some of our studies to come in at a particular time after the logging, but where the THE CRITICAL VALUE OF LONG TERM FIELD STUDIES AND DATASETS - PLENARY 2 ROYAL ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF NEW SOUTH WALES 2016 FORUM Held at the Australian Museum, William Street, Sydney on Saturday...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 633–645.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Alan York; Tom Lewis ABSTRACT Fire is a common feature of Australian forests and prescribed burning is a routine management strategy, often utilised to mitigate the effects of wildfire. However, the impacts of fire on terrestrial invertebrates are poorly understood. Here we provide an overview...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 748–754.
Published: 01 December 2018
... © 2018 Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 2018 THE CRITICAL VALUE OF LONG TERM FIELD STUDIES AND DATASETS - PLENARY 3 ROYAL ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF NEW SOUTH WALES 2016 FORUM Held at the Australian Museum,William Street, Sydney on Saturday, 5 November 2016 DOI: httpsdoi.org/10.7882/AZ...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 610–616.
Published: 01 December 2018
... © 2018 Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 2018 THE CRITICAL VALUE OF LONG TERM FIELD STUDIES AND DATASETS - PLENARY 1 ROYAL ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF NEW SOUTH WALES 2016 FORUM Held at the Australian Museum,William Street, Sydney on Saturday, 5 November 2016 DOI: httpsdoi.org/10.7882/AZ...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 801–808.
Published: 01 December 2018
... © 2018 Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 2018 THE CRITICAL VALUE OF LONG TERM FIELD STUDIES AND DATASETS - PLENARY 4 ROYAL ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF NEW SOUTH WALES 2016 FORUM Held at the Australian Museum,William Street, Sydney on Saturday, 5 November 2016 DOI: httpsdoi.org/10.7882/AZ...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 537–546.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Matt J. Nimbs ABSTRACT The Australian heterobranch sea slugs are popular among the public and are also important as potential indicators of environmental change. Despite this, there is no simple key for their identification and, as a result, most attempts at identification are made by comparative...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 505–517.
Published: 01 September 2017
...), the influence of public communication has not been fully considered. This article traces the depiction of the 2011 outbreak of Hendra virus in the Australian media by examining how both journalists and other actors framed the conflict. Recognition of framing influence and the media as an actor in its own right...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 422–429.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Pauline M Ross; Philip Poronnik ABSTRACT Danger exists in using deficit and decline narratives that unsurprisingly have paralleled evidenced declines in research funding for Australian science. While surveys suggest a public lack of understanding of science which is all too often diagnosed...