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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
10.7882/FS.2002.006
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
... Bandicoot marsupials appear to have many of the characteristics desired by people seeking companion animals. They could be made available to the public for keeping as pets in a way that would be of some benefit to nature conservation and to our sense of cultural identity. A properly designed...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
10.7882/FS.2010.013
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... to the Region, kept by people as companion animals, pets and working animals (e.g., racehorses, livestock, those in zoos and animal parks, laboratory rats) and their feral counterparts. These animals constitute by far the greatest diversity, if not abundance, of terrestrial vertebrates in the Sydney Region...
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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (4): 897–918.
Published: 24 May 2022
... since collaborated with other organisations and stakeholders on projects and initiatives for flying-fox conservation and population monitoring. While contentious issues for horticulturalists and communities are detailed in a companion paper, this paper examines a number of persistent threats...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 41 (4): 778–793.
Published: 09 August 2021
...Stephen R. Sleightholme; Cameron R. Campbell ABSTRACT As a companion to the Thylacine Image Registry (Sleightholme & Campbell, 2021), the authors present the first comprehensive catalogue of the thirteen known motion picture films of the Thylacine or Tasmanian tiger ( Thylacinus cynocephalus...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (3): 593–607.
Published: 16 October 2020
... assistant and companion, the dingo’s role as intermediary between the earth’s surface and the river systems that flow beneath the continent is legendary. Both the ancestral/mythical dingo and the contemporary dingo are attributed with having assisted people in the location of aquifers, billabongs, inland...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (1): 17–25.
Published: 01 January 2016
... lupus familiaris. There is an interesting inter-relationship between the domestic animals in this context: the sheep Ovis aries (valuable to humans), the wild animals: the dogs, (valued as the usual favoured companion but in this context, as a pest to be destroyed) and the donkeys (valuable again...
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Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (3): 288–293.
Published: 14 April 2015
...HW Lydecker; E Stanfield; N Lo; DF Hochuli; PB Banks The paralysis tick Ixodes holocyclus bites humans, companion animals, and livestock in eastern Australia leading to symptoms that range between negligible and severe. Bandicoots (Family Peramelidae) are commonly cited as the “primary host” of I...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
10.7882/FS.2008.005
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
.... A brief synopsis of the legal issues involved in the keeping of native animals in captivity in New South Wales is presented as well as, from a veterinary perspective, the advantages and disadvantages of keeping various species. The nature of the human-companion animal bond is also discussed...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
10.7882/FS.2002.002
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
... their own fauna. This proposal has its critics in Karen Viggers and David Lindenmayer, who address a long list of serious matters concerning the keeping of native mammals as companions. Penny Figgis presents her concern that Archer has overlooked the fundamental value of national parks as repositories...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2001
10.7882/FS.2001.003
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-2-7
... threats to dingoes are Dingo Preservation Societies and the recently enacted NSW Companion Animals Act because they are based on untested dingo stock and effectively increase the hybridisation process. Protecting dingoes under the NSW Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 or the Commonwealth's...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 548–564.
Published: 01 June 2020
... authors as C. dingo), which are regulated separately by the Office of Local Government under the Companion Animals Act 1998 (Oakman 2001). * On 1 July 2019 OEH was replaced by the NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment. Current approaches to rehoming unwanted, escaped and seized native...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (3): 408–416.
Published: 16 October 2020
... under the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974, and the latter failed to account for the common dispersion of free-roaming dogs of whatever genetics across land tenure boundaries (e.g. Robley et al. 2010). Davis (2001) reported on two new pieces of legislation; the Companion Animals Act 1998, which...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (1): 28–38.
Published: 04 October 2011
..., 1930s and 1980s. A thesis submitted to the University of Auckland for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy. Isern. T. 2003. Companions, stowaways, imperialists, invaders: Pests and Weeds in New Zealand in Environmental Histories of New Zealand. Edited by Pawson, E. and Brooking, T. Oxford, Melbourne...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 134–138.
Published: 30 September 2014
... Corners Acrobates Petaurus Trichosurus Cryptoblepharus Litoria Varanus Aplin, K. A. 2014. Broad-toed Feathertail Glider Acrobates frontalis. P. 86 in Field Companion to The Mammals of Australia, edited by S. Van Dyck, I. Gynther and A. Baker. New Holland, Sydney. Field Companion...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 21 (1): 105–107.
Published: 17 March 2014
...) , and the four tortoises returned to the ccmpany of their siblings in a large, neutral coloured tank. Within one month the pallid tortoises had reverted to the grey-brown colour of their companions, while the dark individuals required approximately twice this period of time before they too became virtually...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 193–200.
Published: 16 September 2014
..., encompassing agricultural or companion animals or wildlife. These students are looking for careers as wildlife officers, animal handlers and others, in animal welfare or wildlife organisations as well as agriculture. In addition, as vocations such as veterinary science, dentistry and medicine move...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (2): 308–313.
Published: 01 December 2019
.... It is the intention of Mrs. Roberts to forward the animal to the London Zoo . The Daily Post of the 12th January 1909 [p.4], in an article entitled TASMANIA S RARE ANIMALS , notes her departure (together with a male companion that died on route): By the S.S. Ulimaroa, leaving on the 21st inst., the marsupial wolves...