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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 0001
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1990.017
EISBN: 0-949324-29-9
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 0001
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1990.007
EISBN: 0-949324-29-9
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 13 April 2021
...Renee L. Brawata ABSTRACT The removal of apex carnivores from ecosystems can impact the abundance and diversity of species in lower trophic levels. In arid ecosystems, where “bottom up” forces of primary productivity and resource availability strongly affect trophic interactions, the role of “top...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 826–842.
Published: 20 October 2011
..., is considered a significant contributory factor to the survival of mammal biodiversity within this region. One benefit attributed to these toxic plants is buffering the predatory impact of introduced carnivores, with native fauna becoming toxic to predators from feeding on the plants. This study supports...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.035
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... and by field survey. A rank-scoring approach was used to elucidate the potential impacts of eutherian carnivores on D. m. gracilis . These data are presented as a conceptual model for the species' conservation, based on the pressure-state-response model developed by the OECD and used in Australian State...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.034
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... Dasyurus maculatus maculatus is a forest-dependent species, the largest surviving marsupial carnivore on mainland Australia and the sole surviving member of its genus in south-east mainland Australia. It is classified as ‘Vulnerable’ nationally. The species' ecology, and the factors considered...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 36 (1): 75–92.
Published: 07 September 2012
... at the turn of the twentieth century, of an epidemic disease in thylacines and other marsupi-carnivores. For the first time, detailed symptoms and statistics of the disease are presented, as recorded by museum staff, and zoological-garden curators and veterinarians. It is argued that the effects...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 27 October 2020
... interventions. SES-based approaches to carnivore management in the context of conflicts with humans are limited and highlight a growing need to develop new initiatives involving a broad spectrum of interested parties. To help identify management opportunities provided by using a SES applied to human-canid...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 25 August 2020
...Bradley P. Smith; Robert G. Appleby; Neil R. Jordan ABSTRACT Where wild carnivores such as the Australian dingo interact with and impact on livestock enterprises, lethal control and landscape-scale exclusion are commonly employed. However, interest in alternative non-lethal management approaches...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (2): 183–191.
Published: 01 January 2016
... in historic roosting sites. Helicopter surveys located another 24 potential Ghost Bat sites but none contained evidence of occupation by these carnivorous bats. A number of cave features that were considered to be important to Ghost Bats and Cane Toads were recorded and samples of Ghost Bat droppings were...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 307–314.
Published: 14 October 2011
...Hamish McCallum; Menna Jones As the largest surviving marsupial carnivore, the Tasmanian devil is an iconic species. A disfiguring and invariably fatal facial cancer, first reported in 1996, has now spread across most of the range of the devil, leading to population declines of up to 90...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.019
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... honeyeaters, large carnivores and exotics are the species that have historically been the most tolerant of urbanisation. The Birds in Backyards project is a research, education and conservation program directed towards the birds that live where people live. Part of the project involves the facilitation...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.021
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... for specific groups of animals including primates, carnivores, Australian mammals, dolphins and circus animals, and by the routine inspection of facilities. Significant challenges that have been faced include the holding of koalas by visitors, the use of animals in circuses and the euthanasia of healthy...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 14 September 2020
... familiaris (dingo) invasive species island conservation lethal control total grazing pressure trophic cascade wild dog 2020 A Introduction Large carnivores are some of the most iconic species on Earth. However, many of them are particularly vulnerable to extinction and a great deal of effort...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 711–718.
Published: 20 October 2011
... Bulletin 26 823 829 Belcher, C. A. 2000. Ecology of the Tiger Quoll, Dasyurus maculatus, in Southeast Australia. PhD thesis. Deakin University, Geelong. Ecology of the Tiger Quoll, Dasyurus maculatus, in Southeast Australia Belcher, C. A. 2004. The largest surviving marsupial carnivore...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 492–504.
Published: 01 May 2020
... integrated into conservation strategy for the devil. * corresponding author: catherine.grueber@sydney.edu.au © 2020 Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 2020 carnivores conservation management diet ecology faecal sampling genetic diversity metabarcoding microbiome population...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 23 June 2021
.... She also continued to publish research Department of Zoology and Comparative Physiology on the Isoodon bandicoots, and Victoria s smaller marsupi- at the fledgling Monash University, where in 1961, she carnivores, possums and bats. lectured to first year science and medical students, and she alone...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 14 July 2020
... large carnivores are changing, with management in some regions shifting from persecution to conservation (Bruskotter et al. 2007, Chapron et al. 2014). This is partly due to recognition of the important role that large carnivores can play in regulating ecosystems by suppressing large herbivores...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (2): 365–375.
Published: 17 March 2014
...-tailed Quoll, Dasyurus maculates. Pp. 67-69 in The Mammals of Australia ed by R. Strahan. Reed: Sydney. The Mammals of Australia 67 69 Fleay, D., 1945. Native cats at home: breeding carnivorous marsupials. Wild Life 7: 233-37. Native cats at home: breeding carnivorous marsupials Wild Life...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (2): 290–307.
Published: 01 December 2019
... (Thylacinus cynocephalus) is the largest marsupial carnivore to have existed into modern times1. The early colloquial descriptive terms tiger , zebra wolf , and zebra possum all allude to the Thylacine s stripes. In comparison to the complex striping of the Thylacine, simpler stripe markings...