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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 646–657.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Heloise Gibb; Blair F. Grossman; Chris R. Dickman; Glenda Wardle ABSTRACT In hot deserts, low, but highly variable precipitation drives resource availability, resulting in dramatic fluctuations of many consumer populations. However, the timeframes over which species respond to resource influxes are...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 13 April 2021
... canopy habitats and in warm and cool seasons. The carcasses were monitored across multiple study sites, which incorporated forest, alpine and desert ecoregions in Australia. We found that season played an important role in shaping carcass utilisation by dingoes, as well as carcass persistence. Warmer...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 231–240.
Published: 11 November 2020
...S.G. Kearney; P.L. Kern; A.S. Kutt ABSTRACT Arid and desert landscapes are characterised as boom-bust systems, and sometimes its fauna can remain cryptic or hidden. This short paper reports the results of baseline monitoring of the terrestrial fauna in the Bush Heritage Pullen Pullen reserve in...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (1): 17–38.
Published: 17 March 2014
... significant for fauna given its geographical position on the Great Dividing Range. A survey at White Mountains National Park was undertaken in order to determine the species present, and place them in the context of the assemblages recorded within the Desert Uplands Bioregion. Standardised trapping and...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (2): 246–251.
Published: 17 March 2014
... centres, the species is considered monotypic. Two disjunct eastern localities were recorded during a vertebrate fauna survey of the Desert Uplands Bioregion in central-north Queensland, both in mature Triodia longiceps grasslands. These localities are described and reasons for the lack of speciation...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (1): 119–126.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Nick Clemann; Kirstin Long; Damien Skurrie; Jason Dzuris Compared to many parts of Victoria, there have been few systematic surveys of ground-dwelling vertebrates in the Little Desert National Park. Using pitfall and Elliott traps, we conducted a trapping survey of small, ground-dwelling...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 16 October 2020
..., inland lakes. They guided people safely across hundreds of kilometers of desert, locating the places where water sources reach up closest to the earth’s surface from the underground lakes and waterways that flow beneath the continent. The dingo’s status in Aboriginal culture is celebrated in the naming...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 102–106.
Published: 01 October 2020
... brings the number of known pygopods in NSW to 12 species. Pygopodidae desert legless lizard cryptic species First confirmed records of the Western Hooded Scaly-foot Pygopus nigriceps from New South Wales George Madani Mercenary Wildlife Ecologist PO Box 3113, Hill Top, NSW 2575, Australia Email...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 12 July 2021
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 07 July 2021
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 23 June 2021
... behaviour of the extinct third year zoology students in 1963. She was offered an pig-footed bandicoot, the lesser bilby, the desert rat- extension to her three-year contract at Monash, but chose kangaroo and the thylacine. Growing out of this was to leave the university. her delight, expressed in a number...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 04 June 2021
... unsuccessful nest was one which was empty before the fledging period elapsed, or one that showed signs of predation, or one that was deserted (which happened rarely). An unknown nest was usually one that was too high to reach with a mirror.The numbers of nests with an unknown outcome, were added and...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 22 April 2021
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 13 April 2021
...). All study sites were located within the desert climatic zone, where droughts are frequent, and rainfall is highly variable. The study sites were located either side of the dingo barrier fence (DBF), a physical barrier that separates southern areas with no dingo populations (or only a few individuals...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 41 (2): fmi–fmcliv.
Published: 09 April 2021
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 25 February 2021
..., all of the survey sites were within the Strzelecki Desert and the Moondiepitchnie Dunefield in the arid zone of Australia (annual rainfall < 250 mm) and are characterised by similar longitudinal sand dunes interspersed with clay swales. Dominant vegetation in the study site includes perennial shrubs...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 24 February 2021
... from across the world. All dingoes were estimated to be pure dingoes according to microsatellite testing and were representative of five geographic regions across Australia: the Kimberley, the Gibson Desert, the Simpson Desert, K Gari (Fraser Island) and the Australian Alpine Region (Cairns et al. 2018...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 28 December 2020
...-spined Rainbow-skink Carlia amax 11 0.52 Skink Shaded Rainbow-skink Carlia munda 3 0.14 Skink Desert Rainbow-skink Carlia triacantha 7 0.33 Skink Plain Ctenotus Ctenotus inornatus 3 0.14 Skink Leopard Ctenotus Ctenotus pantherinus 3 0.14 Skink Eastern Striped Skink Ctenotus robustus 9 0.43 Skink Main s...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 289–290.
Published: 04 December 2020
... during that time he was heavily PhD was on the ecology of desert rodents. Always involved in updating the website, membership data highly motivated and organised, Martin submitted base as well as dealing with Allen Press his PhD in record time three years and a day after he enrolled. Martin has worked...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 27 October 2020