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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.094
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... is a guide as to whether or not action should be taken to regulate domestic cats. This involves an evaluation of the available evidence and the extent of uncertainty, as well as consideration of the viewpoints of major stakeholders. Applying this approach leads to the conclusion that wildlife can...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 13 April 2021
... densities following increased rabbit abundance (Morton 1990; Molsher et al. 1999; Holden and Mutze 2002; Read et al. 2008) and that the combined predation of foxes and feral cats can regulate rabbit populations at low densities (Pech et al. 1992, 1995; Banks 2000). When foxes are controlled, rabbits have...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 548–564.
Published: 01 June 2020
...Matthew Mo; Robert Oliver Native mammals, birds, reptiles and frogs kept as pets become displaced after they are unwanted, escaped or seized. The Office of Environment and Heritage manages the rehoming of displaced native animal pets, which are regulated under the Biodiversity Conservation Act 2016...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 103–113.
Published: 01 December 2017
... as ‘national’, yet caring for nature can be done on many scales, and ecological systems is seldom work on national scales. This paper considers both ecological scales (regulated by the animal or plant under consideration) and personal scales (scales meaningful to the conservation manager). The idea that only...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 67–74.
Published: 01 January 2019
... native species? Ricky Spencer (Western Sydney University) - What ‘impact’ will the killing of two million cats by 2020 have on feral cat populations? Rod Kavanagh (Australian Wildlife Conservancy) - Conservation fencing: little cost but significant benefits for threatened native species. Libby Robin...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (3): 420–430.
Published: 17 March 2014
... to address broader ecological questions. Studies that did address ecological questions tended to focus on more ‘traditional’ areas of ecology, such as population regulation and niche theory. Fields such as behavioural ecology, ecological biogeography, chemical and molecular ecology, and ecological...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 16 October 2020
..., and associated regulation and policy, addresses the management of Dingoes and other free-roaming dogs such that the dilemma is perceived rather than actual. The main new legal operand in New South Wales is the Biosecurity Act 2015, but other States have similar legislation. Here we outline the application...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 35 (4): 991–995.
Published: 29 January 2012
.... Grayson, J. and Calver, M. 2004. Regulation of domestic cat ownership to protect urban wildlife: a justification based on the precautionary principle. Pp. 169-178 in Urban Wildlife: more than meets the eye, edited by D. Lunney and S. Burgin. Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales, Mosman, Sydney...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 204–215.
Published: 14 October 2011
... energetic demands and thus are more vulnerable to predation by introduced foxes and cats. body size climate conservation energetics thermal biology Arnold, J.M. 1976. Growth and bioenergetics of the Chuditch, Dasyurus geoffroii. PhD Thesis, University of Western Australia, Perth...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (4): 530–561.
Published: 17 March 2014
... cats as secondary factors. Much of the decline occurred before food shortages or habitat destruction caused by sheep grazing, habitat destruction caused by wheat farming, and changes in Aboriginal fire regimes. Dated and localised records of disease affecting conspicuous (often pest) species, when...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 22 April 2021
... that feral cats are widespread within protected areas. The second aim of our study was to examine the WildCount data for behavioural patterns of the canid species. Foxes and dingoes/wild dogs significantly separated within two sub-formations of dry sclerophyll forest based on the Keith (2004) classification...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 25 February 2021
... lethal dingo control (Corbett 1995; Newsome et al. 2001; Wallach et al. 2010). The indirect effects of dingo removal on community assembly also arise through the release of mesopredators such as cats Felis catus and red foxes Vulpes vulpes from top-down control of the apex predator (Johnson and VanDerWal...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 203–217.
Published: 01 January 2019
... in February 1997, with requisite licences from Western Australian government authorities. Cats Felis catus are known to climb trees, and prey on cockatoos breeding in hollows, killing both nestlings and adults (Figure 10). Saunders (2006) reported that between 1975 and 1980 at Nereeno Hill, 55km north...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 09 October 2020
... cats foxes goats guard dogs kangaroos lethal control pigs 2020 A Background I am a third generation grazier on our family property, Noonbah Station, in western Queensland. This paper sets out our approach to Dingoes as an integral and positive part of our cattle operation. From the view...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (2): 257–260.
Published: 17 March 2014
... environmental association to be more widespread within regions of potential habitat, even if there was some degree of climatic restriction. Apart from habitat preference, the extant distribution and abundance of this species is thought to be primarily influenced by predation by feral cats and foxes, loss...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 345–351.
Published: 01 January 2018
... Beaches Road Kill effect on cats during boom periods, but not on foxes. So Prevention): A question to Chris Dickman. On top-down control on the foxes seems to weaken during Landline last week they were talking about cats boom periods, but the suppressive effects are maintained bringing in toxoplasmosis...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 544–549.
Published: 20 October 2011
.... Federal wetlands regulation: an overview. Pp. 1-26. In Wetlands Law and Policy: Understanding Section 404. Edited by Connolly, K.D. Johnson, S.M. and Williams, D.R. American Bar Association, Chicago. Wetlands Law and Policy: Understanding Section 404 1 26 Cunningham R. B., Lindenmayer D. B...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 605–627.
Published: 01 June 2020
...Ron Haering; Vanessa Wilson; Annie Zhuo; Peter Stathis ABSTRACT The provision of wildlife rescue and rehabilitation services in New South Wales (NSW) relies heavily on the volunteer sector. The NSW Government regulates the sector and is responsible for identifying measures for its support...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (2): 209–221.
Published: 10 October 2011
... Conservation (Wildlife) Regulation 1994 . A reappraisal of the species' conservation status in this State was undertaken using the available evidence and the World Conservation Union (IUCN) criteria. We found that C. nanus has a highly restricted distribution in Queensland and is probably subject...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 464–476.
Published: 01 June 2017
... recovery (Denham and Auld 2004) and livestock are more likely to cause irreversible vegetation change than communities that are not anthropogenically controlled (Van De Koppel and Rietkerk 2000). Red foxes and feral cats (Felis catus) are notorious examples of destructive animals purposely and accidentally...