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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 27 October 2020
.... Dingoes attack livestock. This is the reality. Livestock predation has impacts that extend far beyond the animals that are attacked. It affects people. The basic tools for controlling dingoes are simple, traps, guns, fences and poison. Dingo control fails when these tools are not applied correctly, or one...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 09 March 2020
.... 537): The overall aim of a wild dog control program is to reduce livestock and financial losses to producers. Interference by non-target species and wild dog aversive behaviour towards baits are hindrances to these programs alternative control strategies may need to be incorporated into current...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 181–202.
Published: 01 January 2019
... improve kangaroo welfare, professional population control should increase not decrease. Landholders need to get involved in professional population control and regard kangaroos as assets not pests. If kangaroos were as valuable as wild goats or deer, landholders would have an incentive to co-produce...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 14 July 2020
..., including restricting the use of lethal control practices like poison baiting on public lands. As such, public attitudes should be incorporated into decision- making, and appropriate communication strategies need to be employed to prevent backlash. Key words: human-wildlife conflict, wildlife management...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 02 February 2021
... scenes. In this article, the successful management of such interactions is described through six key lessons learnt from over 20 years of adaptive management and its evolution into the current Fraser Island Dingo Conservation and Risk Management Strategy . These are (1) focus on people first, (2...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 07 July 2021
... flight practices. We reviewed scientific literature on drone flights conducted to approach wildlife and collated and quantified references to factors that should be considered in the development of guidelines and policies. The most referenced controllable factors were approach distance, noise emissions...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 118–128.
Published: 01 January 2019
... strategies resulting in sustained benefits to biodiversity and agriculture as well as better overall outcomes for animal welfare. Non-lethal control tools that are self-disseminating and effective at a landscape-scale clearly are the holy grail of vertebrate pest management, and while no such tool has yet...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 129–139.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Justine Philip ABSTRACT This paper provides a chronological record of the history of poison in vertebrate species control in south-east Australia, since the first instance was recorded to target dingoes in 1814. Over this time, poison was employed first as a weapon against native wildlife, and then...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 13 April 2021
..., strong relationships were found between dingo management, dingo activity and fox activity. Dingoes appeared to suppress fox activity where dingoes were uncontrolled or only opportunistically controlled. At sites where dingoes were absent or in low numbers, fox activity was higher, and this inverse...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 19 July 2021
... WVC A, Figure A1). Each device is controlled by an internal hotspots is more affordable, it also contributes to daylight sensor and switches to night mode at dusk when habitat fragmentation and may reduce population the ambient light level decreases. When set to night persistence (Jaeger and Fahrig...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 80–85.
Published: 01 October 2020
... et al. 2017; Hanford et al. 2019b). These (Webb et al. 2016). However, a majority of mosquitoes are strategies can vary from adaptive vegetation and water typically specialised and use a narrow range of suitable level management, to the application of mosquito control habitats for immature...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 492–504.
Published: 01 May 2020
... challenging. We are beginning to learn how conservation management impacts the microbiome of threatened species, and investigate how various management strategies may be impacting the diverse array of bacteria and viruses that devils, like all animal species, are host to. We are using scat samples to better...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 22 April 2021
... issues does it raise in wild dog control. They added, As we go to press, the Scientific Committee is yet to make its decision. It is listening to public submissions and weighing new scientific evidence from genetics laboratories, field researchers and managers. The matter was not resolved, and the...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 41 (2): fmi–fmcliv.
Published: 09 April 2021
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 515–528.
Published: 01 June 2020
... insect feeding strategies, most likely in response to variation in insect abundance and activity, as well as abiotic factors such as light and temperature. *Corresponding authors © 2020 Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 2020 Flying-foxes diet insects Hemiptera ejecta pellet...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 02 March 2021
... productive areas. For example, Wooleen s boundary is 262 kilometres long, has five major river crossings and scores of large creek crossings. The cost of building and maintaining a fence to keep out the kangaroos and goats is a financial absurdity. Hence, dingoes are our only option to control the grazing...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 24 February 2021
... dingoes within Australia in the context of conservation management, considering how knowledge about hybridisation and genetic subdivision should be shaping conservation and management strategies. The process of domestication Domestication is a complex, prolonged and multi-stage process. Larson and Burger...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 25 August 2020
...Bradley P. Smith; Robert G. Appleby; Neil R. Jordan ABSTRACT Where wild carnivores such as the Australian dingo interact with and impact on livestock enterprises, lethal control and landscape-scale exclusion are commonly employed. However, interest in alternative non-lethal management approaches...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 11 August 2020
... particularly useful when studying free-ranging populations is difficult, and/or when controlled conditions are required. Yet, despite the significant role that they play in supporting research and conservation of species and ecosystems, they are rarely recognised in the scientific literature. Here we present a...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (3-4): 148–156.
Published: 17 March 2014
...: Washington, DC. Biodiversity Science and conservation: towards alternative strategies for protecting Australia's biological resources THE INAUGURAL ALLAN SEFTON MEMORIAL LECTURE Harry F. Recher Department of Ecosystem Management, University of New England, Armidale, New South Wales 2351 A Tribute to...