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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (3): 349–354.
Published: 14 March 2013
... reported for other small passerines. However, little is known about how birds choose and use the silk that they collect during nest building. We presented breeding pairs with cribellate silk from the Black House Spider Badumna sp. and ecribellate silk from the Golden Orb-weaver Nephila plumipes or ‘clean...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (1-2): 3–41.
Published: 17 March 2014
... within the catchment. Agricultural clearing and urban development have also affected aquatic ecosystems. The pre-European environment was apparently characterized by creek and river systems subjected to periodic floods, but with clear water, low nutrient levels, and clean sandly or rocky substrates...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
10.7882/FS.2002.013
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
... or clean up after them. You can go on holidays and they will look after themselves. It might just make the difference between local extinction and survival for some species. The development of our garden within the village of Coutts Crossing is a living example of how the above concept can be realised. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.004
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... by private markets breaks down when confronted by public goods or goods with large externalities such as clean air, national defence and forest fauna. Cost-benefit analysis is a public decision-making mechanism designed to account for all of the economic values associated with a particular resource...
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Australian Zoologist (2023) 43 (1): 97–108.
Published: 01 May 2023
... in unskilled positions to earn their unemployment benefits by cleaning the grounds and cages, and feeding the less dangerous animals (Paddle, 2000). Alison Reid and her mother were given permission to continue living in the zoo cottage, rent free, provided Alison continued to provide her unpaid services...
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Australian Zoologist (2023) 43 (2): 339–367.
Published: 03 November 2023
... mitigation, such as cleaning off flying-fox faeces and procuring mitigation equipment and property modifications like double-glazing for windows (Mo et al. 2020a), also fall within this intervention category. Level 2 camp management actions involve the creation of buffer areas between flying-fox camps...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 175–180.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... Mother lost her distinct smell. Day 2 At 7 a.m., after eating, mother groomed and cleaned the young's fur and membranes by licking and wrapped him in her wings. Young sometimes looked out from within the wings. Droppings dark a n d soft. At 7 p.m., after feeding, mother again groomed and wrapped...
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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (3): 752–769.
Published: 02 March 2022
... prices and that imminent water restrictions would affect residents ability to clean flying-fox faeces off outside surfaces. Disputes between residents over differing views on flying-foxes and the impacts felt by some residents from others initiating disturbance to flying-foxes were evident...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (3): 406–409.
Published: 17 March 2014
... (see also Banks 1998) and to avoid problems of habituation masking avoidance. Clean (no dog faeces) and scented (with dog faeces) traps were always handled and set by different people to prevent contamination of clean traps. For each captured animals, sex, weight (to nearest 1g) and reproductive...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 544–549.
Published: 20 October 2011
... 97 101 McManus, P. 2005. Vortex Cities to Sustainable Cities: Australia's Urban Challenge. University of New South Wales Press, Sydney. Vortex Cities to Sustainable Cities: Australia's Urban Challenge NRC. 2001. Compensating for wetland losses under the Clean Water Act. National...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 492–504.
Published: 01 May 2020
... and low-quantity DNA samples such as ancient DNA and non-invasive host genetic sampling (Goldberg et al. 2016). A dedicated clean laboratory is the ideal solution to minimising contamination in metabarcoding samples. These laboratories have strict one-way flow rules pertaining to all equipment, samples...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 205–213.
Published: 30 September 2020
... establishing mechanisms for data exchange with database systems that have this capacity, requiring resourcing for end users to manage this process. (ii) Low data readiness If data are not sufficiently clean that an analysis can be performed directly, then significant preparation is required prior to analysis...
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Australian Zoologist (1990) 26 (2): 66–70.
Published: 01 June 1990
... to understand national and global environmental problems. These are the people committed to sustained, if unsustainable, growth and who insist on measuring progress in monetary terms rather than in terms of the important quality of life criteria of clean air, clean water, clean food, clean land and the freedom...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (3-4): 148–156.
Published: 17 March 2014
... regardless of age, gender, race, or religion. His dream was for the future and of the future. I Also Have a Dream I dream of a world where the air is clean. I dream of an Australia where the rivers are pure and the oceans free of pollution. Of an Australia where the mass extinction of our native wildlife...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 24 (4): 193–196.
Published: 17 March 2014
... indicating a high degree of specificity while foraging for pollen. No Grevillea pollen grains were recorded in any corbicula samples, all being from species of other genera in the study area (Fig. 2). Over two hours of observations on 15 test inflorescences with flowers cleaned of pollen, 396 bee visits were...
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Australian Zoologist (2023) 43 (2): 192–198.
Published: 10 November 2023
... outdated. Biology is messy and doesn t bend to our desire for clean classifications. 2023 AuZstoraolilaongist volume 43 (2) 197 Saunders & Pickup ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS We are grateful to Dr Leo Joseph (Australian National Wildlife Collection) who provided critical comment on our previous paper and, at the time...
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Australian Zoologist (2023) 43 (1): 116–122.
Published: 26 May 2023
... businesses and through the island residents gardens. Peafowl were reportedly fouling common areas that created health concerns and necessitating in a costly clean up (Rottnest Island Authority 1994, 2008). Birds were also seen at the airport runway causing concern for pilots, and visitors complained about...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (2): 365–375.
Published: 17 March 2014
... a quo11 require for you to attend lo its daily maintenance (feeding, wafering, enclosure cleaning etc.) requirements? Do you consider quolls to be demanding on your time? The mean of responses was 19 minutes (range 5 to 75) required to attend to the daily S'mple S~mple Spec,allsed Highly maintenance...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 5–12.
Published: 01 January 2019
... as it was, when it was acquired. This is a good ethic to follow for conservationists more generally. A second ethic that pertains to conservation is to take responsibility for, and make amends for, disruption, downgrading and degradation of ecosystems and loss of biodiversity; If you make a mess, clean it up...