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Australian Zoologist (2021) 42 (3): 690–698.
Published: 29 October 2021
...H. Bender; G. Coulson ABSTRACT Collisions between vehicles and macropods pose problems for road safety, animal welfare and wildlife conservation in Australia. We tested the ShuRoo, which is marketed specifically to deter kangaroos from approaching vehicles. We recruited 18 fleet operators...
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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
10.7882/FS.2008.017
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... Animal-vehicle collisions occur daily on roads around the world, putting drivers and passengers at risk of trauma and death. There is limited routine information about the incidence of such collisions and their resultant trauma and healthcare burden in Australia. Without this information...
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Australian Zoologist (2023)
Published: 07 September 2023
... in NSW from 1973 to 2020 to describe trends in admissions across NSW. A total of 18,039 koala admission records were collated from 1973 to 2020. Koalas were rescued due to disease, motor vehicle collision, dog attacks, unsuitable environment, bushfire, orphaning, and other reasons. However, the reasons...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 42 (1): 130–145.
Published: 18 August 2021
... to identify (i) threats faced by the koala across Victoria and (ii) their perceptions on koala population trends and potential threat mitigation actions. Wildlife rehabilitators identified habitat loss, fragmentation, and degradation as the biggest threat to koalas, while vehicle collisions, heatwaves...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 102–117.
Published: 01 January 2019
..., NSW. In this precinct there are concerns that there may be a collision between a kangaroo and a very fast racing car and that large numbers of kangaroos will have an impact on the survival of an Endangered Ecological Community and agricultural activities on the Mount. In the first instance Bathurst...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (3): 261–271.
Published: 17 March 2014
... remained in the river for 100 days, during which time observations were made of its movements, diving habits, feeding behaviour and body condition. Apart from the risk of stranding, the entrapped whale also faced the potential threats of starvation, entanglement in fishing nets, collision with boat traffic...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
10.7882/FS.2008.019
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... confirm that there is no one ‘quick fix’ that will overcome the generic problem of roadkills. Regional solutions that identify and address the main species adversely affected by collision mortality are required. ...
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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (3): 1–5.
Published: 22 November 2022
... Society of NSW. Design & layout: R. Sherratt. AZu os torlaol gi aisnt Edited by Daniel Lunney, Brad Law and Martin Predavec Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales Volume 42 Number 3 2022 Contents Vehicle collisions and dog attacks on Victorian koalas as evidenced by a retrospective analysis...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (1-2): 103–104.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of this species. Spotlighting eventually showed, on three occasions, two bats flying directly towards each other and colliding in mid-air, producing the clapping sound. The short, sharp sound indicated that a collision occurred, rather than a manoeuvre where the bats avoided each other by quick turns past each...
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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (3): 1–847.
Published: 22 November 2022
... Society of NSW. Design & layout: R. Sherratt. AZu os torlaol gi aisnt Edited by Daniel Lunney, Brad Law and Martin Predavec Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales Volume 42 Number 3 2022 Contents Vehicle collisions and dog attacks on Victorian koalas as evidenced by a retrospective analysis...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 26 (3-4): 130–141.
Published: 17 March 2014
... by marsupials, although the speed of vehicles is not reduced by signs (COllison 1982). Bird Collisions with Powerlines Powerlines fragment bird flight paths, leading to colli- sions of birds with the lines, resulting in injury and death. No Australian study documents the horrific injuries and mass mortalities...
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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (1): fmi.
Published: 03 March 2022
... for minimising disturbance Matthew Mo and Katarina Bonatakis1 Changes to the status of birds in the Tapitallee region on the south coast of New South Wales from 1928 to 2020 Garry Daly30 Virtual fencing as a wildlife-vehicle collision mitigation measure: technical function, wildlife response and considerations...
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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (1): fmii–fmiclxvii.
Published: 03 March 2022
... for minimising disturbance Matthew Mo and Katarina Bonatakis1 Changes to the status of birds in the Tapitallee region on the south coast of New South Wales from 1928 to 2020 Garry Daly30 Virtual fencing as a wildlife-vehicle collision mitigation measure: technical function, wildlife response and considerations...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (1-2): 1–2.
Published: 17 March 2014
...-collecting technique as it passes into history. Two papers in this edition feature bats. The paper by Murray Ellis describes mid-air collisions of the White-striped Mastiff Bat Tadarida australis, but there are no photos. Given the difficulty of seeing bats, and photo- graphing them flying, it seems most...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 181–202.
Published: 01 January 2019
... rate of increase prior to the 2018 drought, from 1991 to 2017, was 0.08. These increases in population lead to a number of outcomes. Some are human responses such as more amateur shooting and the construction of kangaroo exclusion fences. Others are increases in motor vehicle collision and outbreaks...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 407–415.
Published: 01 May 2020
...: spotter and pilot Typically two staff but possible with one operator Possible with one operator Safety Risk of serious collision with humans and wildlife Risk of serious collision with humans and wildlife Risk of serious collision with humans and wildlife Soft, small risk of rope burn during deployment...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (3): 332–336.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... 1996. Ungulate traffic collisions in Europe. Conservation Biology 10: 1059-67. Ungulate traffic collisions in Europe Conservation Biology 10 1059 67 Hels, T. and Buchwald, E. 2001. The effect of road kills on amphibian populations. Biological Conservation 99: 331-40. The effect of road...