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Australian Zoologist (2014) 24 (4): 211–215.
Published: 17 March 2014
... HAMILTON, N., 1981. Breeding the Welcome Swallow and Fairy Martin in Captivity. Thylacinus 6(3): 14-16. Breeding the Welcome Swallow and Fairy Martin in Captivity Thylacinus 6 14 16 KENNEDY, E., 1893. A Tame Swallow. The Field No. 2095, 18 February, p. 258. MARCHANT, S. AND FULLAGAR, P. J...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 35 (4): 1024–1032.
Published: 29 January 2012
... a heavy toll, so the US Army instigated a means of mosquito control through the captive-breeding and introduction of the Western Gambusia G. affinis (Baird and Girard, 1853) throughout the south-west Pacific region. The Australian Army initiated a similar campaign using the already-available G. holbrooki...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (3): 322–331.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Liana Joy Christensen The captive breeding and management of the Western Swamp Tortoise Pseudemydura umbrina is a major zoological success story. Yet such programs do not operate in a social vacuum, and they have many critics. Science is a human activity and, as such, indivisible from social values...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2001.005
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-2-7
... the new legislation. This paper outlines the problems and offers some solutions for the future of the dingo, and describes some of the very valuable work which has been done by dingo conservation groups. It is vitally important that any remnant wild populations are maintained and captive breeding programs...
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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...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (3): 361–372.
Published: 14 October 2011
... spring or summer and should target ponds that are warm and fish-free. Program success was also limited by the numbers of tadpoles available for release. The lack of tadpoles for spring/summer release since the 2003/2004 breeding season has prevented evaluation of new, relatively warm ponds. Any captive...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (1): 76–100.
Published: 17 March 2014
... parameters of reproduction observed in the wild, and in captive breeding colonies of P. poliocephalus, P. alecto and P. scapulatus , and survival rates that are likely to apply to Australian conditions. Our models show explicitly that flying-fox populations have a very low capacity for increase, even under...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (2): 223–234.
Published: 01 January 2016
..., they were selected for by adults and juveniles, but not metamorphs. Therefore, large rocks may not be necessary for captive breeding portions of management initiatives, which typically only involve tadpoles and metamorphs prior to release. The results indicate that the most appropriate management plans...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (3): 349–354.
Published: 14 March 2013
... habitat clearance. As part of recovery plans aimed toward reintroduction to the wild, both species are part of an intensive captive breeding program being conducted at a number of institutions, including Taronga Zoo, Sydney. These honeyeaters incorporate arthropod silk into their nests, as has been...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.011
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
... a range of important related issues. The primary argument for a native animal pet industry is that it will generate major benefits for the conservation of Australia's biodiversity. However, the use of native animals as pets (and associated captive-breeding and re-introduction programs) will only ever...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.050
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
... happens if / when the fences are successful? Unless predators are controlled outside the fence, then the enclosure remains a captive breeding zoo which achieves little for conservation at a landscape-scale. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.064
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
..., captive breeding techniques for eastern cod were investigated and underwater surveys of grey nurse shark populations commenced. Following listing, however, there has been a significant increase in emphasis on actions to help the recovery of both species, protect their habitat and increase knowledge...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (3): 291–296.
Published: 14 October 2011
... population of bell frogs, after obtaining a small number of frogs from a suburban site planned for development. Our aim was to maintain and breed bell frogs in captivity and to provide progeny for release at suitable sites in order to establish new and self-sustaining populations. The program later expanded...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 395–407.
Published: 01 June 2017
... loss of genetic diversity in the translocated populations (Houlden et al. 1996; Lee et al. 2010). An alternative to translocating free-ranging animals, particularly those that have already declined in the source population, has been to instigate captive breeding for later release. Historically...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 27 (1-2): 28–35.
Published: 17 March 2014
... and conservation of small populations GEORGE, G. G., 1990. Report on a population viability assessment for the Long-footed Potoroo captive breeding programme. Unpublished report from PVA workshop, DCE: 9 pp. GILPIN, M., 1989. Population viability analysis. Endangered Species UPDATE 6(10): 15-18...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (3): 261–270.
Published: 14 October 2011
... and potential predators were removed. The project required maintenance and breeding of the captive population, and post release surveys. The project took 4.5 years from submission of the proposal to the first release of tadpoles and to date has cost approximately $190K, of which only $37K was funded...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 92–109.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... List of birds observed on Parry's Creek, north-west Australia. Emu 9: 238-41. List of birds observed on Parry's Creek, north-west Australia Emu 9 238 41 Mawson, P., 1997. A captive breeding program for Carnaby's Cockatoo Calyptorhynchus latirostris. Eclectus 3: 21-23. A captive breeding...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 25 (3): 65–67.
Published: 17 March 2014
... the conservation status of this species, suggest strategies to maintain viable populations, and report consistent success in breeding this species in captivity. Reptilia Serpentes Elapidae Conservation Habitat Reproduction EHMANN, H. AND CODGER, H. G., 1985. Australia's endangered...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (3): 249–260.
Published: 14 October 2011
... to another location (Oldham et al. 1991). Translocation programs often include habitat enhancement, threat reduction and captive breeding. It is generally assumed, for example, that there is little point in attempting to reintroduce a species into a location where it once occurred, unless deleterious changes...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 58–73.
Published: 01 October 2020
... of their value in fulfilling other functions in permanent care, including education, exhibition and captive breeding (Guy and Banks 2011). NPWS has the role of directing where these animals are placed, which requires a strong policy foundation. In 2017, NPWS s procedures for managing non- releasable animals from...