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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 09 August 2021
... Zoologist were Australian-based, but there were still 10 or more authors from each of thirty-four other countries citing Australian Zoologist : while regional, the journal has an international profile. Highly cited papers in Australian Zoologist had high mean Scopus percentile ranks (20 th century 83.9, 21...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (1): 102–129.
Published: 01 January 2016
... along the coastal shores from their boats as they plied the many rocky outcrops dotting the shoreline. I m not saying there was an abundant population, but there was certainly a thylacine presence . A retrospective assessment of 20th century thylacine populations Stephen R. Sleightholme1 and Cameron R...
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Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (3): 337–342.
Published: 14 April 2015
...Matthew Mo; David Waterhouse Once seen in flocks of thousands, the 20th Century was a testing period for the Topknot Pigeon Lopholaimus antarcticus . Bountiful numbers of this frugivorous bird relied on large expanses of habitat to provide a steady supply of fruiting trees. The Illawarra...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.044
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.057
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (2): 323–350.
Published: 17 March 2014
...John Ling Details of skin cargoes of fur seal Arctocephalus spp. and sea lion Neophoca cinerea and Phocarctos hookeri , originating from southern Australia, New Zealand and the adjacent subantarctic islands in the lath, 19th and 20th centuries have been collated from several secondary historicsl...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.095
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... Deer were introduced into Australia by acclimatisation societies in the late 19 th and early 20 th centuries to enhance the aesthetics of the local environment and provide sport. Several of these populations survived and formed the basis of larger, well established wild deer populations. Deer...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.010
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
... Elevations in atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) are anticipated to acidify oceans because of fundamental changes in ocean chemistry created by CO 2 absorption from the atmosphere into the oceans in a process known as ocean acidification. Over the next century, elevated CO 2 is expected...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.053
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... In the mid to late 19th century, New South Wales passed laws protecting from over-hunting just a few native bird and mammal species, despite scientists having documented the disappearance and decline of once-common species. As public concern grew over the decline of useful or commercially...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 11–27.
Published: 17 March 2014
... species in the 21st Century is threatened. While a majority of birds in southern Australia has declined in abundance and/or distribution, others have increased. Parallel changes are proceeding in northern Australia. In terms of evaluating impact on the avifauna, an increase in numbers and a change...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (1): 1–14.
Published: 02 June 2014
...Peter Green Two endemic rat species, Rattus macleari and R. nativitatis , went extinct on Christmas Island more than a century ago, contributing to an unenviable record of mammal extinctions in Australia. This paper provides the historical context for the extinctions, and shows they were...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (3): 345–358.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Greg Gordon; Frances Hrdina; Ross Patterson We assessed decline in the distribution of P. cinereus in Queensland over the last century using historical data from P. cinereus surveys and the Queensland State Archives to measure change in extent of occurrence and area of occupancy. Broad distribution...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (1): 69–99.
Published: 17 March 2014
... (mainly Trichosurus vulpecula ) population ecology and status. P. cinereus numbers peaked in southern Queensland around the turn of the century or in the first decade of the 20th century. In central Queensland, they peaked later, probably in the 1920s, and in north Queensland there does not appear to have...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 04 August 2021
...Noel N. Tait; Ivo de Sena Oliveira; Georg Mayer ABSTRACT The basic biology of onychophorans was revealed slowly and controversially during much of the 19 th century. Communications were in Latin, French, Spanish, German and English. This information was synthesised in the monumental monographs...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2013.016
EISBN: 978-0-9874309-1-5
... sciences are currently practised, to deeply held concerns about the longer term viability of the biosphere. Progress, or the lack of it, in addressing major environmental issues over the last half-century is discussed. It will be necessary to balance pessimistic messages with positive news about successes...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 220–230.
Published: 11 November 2020
... between: (1) the severity of fires and logging history, (2) post-fire bird population recovery and long-term climate and short-term weather conditions, and (3) impacts on forest soils. The structure and landscape composition of the Mountain Ash ecosystem has been radically altered over the last century...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 25 August 2020
... has recently increased. This is evidenced by several reviews of non-lethal methods that can be said to be working toward improved coexistence. Nevertheless, and despite centuries of conflict, our non-lethal human-wildlife coexistence toolkit remains remarkably deficient. Innovation and evaluation...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.022
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... One of the major challenges facing zoos in the 21 st Century is the balance between maximising the impact of our conservation message and the responsibilities to the animal collection. According to recent research, experiential exhibits and close encounters with animals, with an emphasis...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (2): 272–289.
Published: 01 December 2019
... eighteenth and the nineteenth century, and how that was influenced by the social context. Early ideas of evolution, or transformism, were attractive to radical thinkers, whereas social conservatives were anxious to show that the boundaries between types of animals, just like the boundaries between social...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 0001
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1975.001
EISBN: 0959995110
...-century from about 1780 to the early 1830s and is the substance of the 1974 Presidential Address to the Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales which was delivered under the title, “Naturalists of the First Fleet—Naturalists of Napoleon”. ...