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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.052
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... of flying-foxes vary at this site from 1000 - 6000, but data also show that there was always a core group that remained in the site. This indicated that deterrence methods should focus upon the location of the core group, but because the site is a traditional maternity camp, one constraint to testing...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.046
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
... husbandry to suit Australian environments. Livestock enterprises affected by predation should be encouraged to: • Reduce local attractants, such as unspayed domestic dogs; and • Increase use of deterrents, such as guard animals. Culling by appropriate authorities of troublesome individual dingoes...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.015
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... the factors contributing to the number of brushtail possums in urban areas, and review the effectiveness of commonly used deterrents and methods of removing them from a site. In addition, we propose a more positive approach which has two principal objectives: reducing the use of deterrents, trapping, removal...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 38–54.
Published: 17 March 2014
... be the development of non-lethal deterrence at orchards followed by the development of methods for countering tick paralysis. Further annual censuses will be necessary to monitor population trends in comparison with me current baseline. This initial census was conducted as part of an integrated approach...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.032
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... to adopt non-lethal deterrent strategies. Important aspects of this new policy are ensuring that licensed damage does not constitute a threat to the long term survival of the Grey-headed Flying-fox, and improving compliance with the policy so that all harm may be quantified and the impact on the State-wide...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 11 August 2020
... or strategies before large scale field testing. For instance, the effectiveness of an ultrasonic device as a deterrent (Edgar et al. 2007). Captive dingo populations have been used to test the behavioural responses of dingoes to dingo urine (Robley et al. 2015), and the anti-predator reactions of kangaroos...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 25 August 2020
... can be challenging to deploy correctly without proper equipment and training, and topography must be considered as flags can become tangled in vegetation, or destroyed by livestock and wind, thereby losing their effectiveness as a deterrent (Bangs et al. 2006; Young, Miller and Essex 2015; Primm...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 02 February 2021
... areas with exclusion fencing; 5. Fencing waste transfer stations and food consumption areas; 6. Encouraging personal dingo-safe behaviours when outside these fences; and 7. Trialling aversive geofencing devices and aversive conditioning tools and other deterrents (e.g. Edgar et al. 2007; Appleby et al...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (3): 406–409.
Published: 17 March 2014
... such as those found in faeces (scats, droppings) may also provide reliable cues to predation risk and their role in prey deterrence has been extensively researched (Kats and Dill 1998). Individual predators use scats to communicate information about their sex and status (e.g. dogs, Corbett 1995) which...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (2): 119–124.
Published: 10 October 2011
... van der Ree R. and Nelson J. 2002a. The effectiveness of ‘Envirospray Ultrawax Flying-fox repellent’ as a deterrent against Grey-headed flying-foxes in the Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne – a pilot study. Australian Research Centre for Urban Ecology – Research Report Number 5. 28 May 2002. van...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 499–504.
Published: 01 September 2017
... little deterrent to prevent these activities due to the low rate of detection and prosecution, and unsubstantial penalties (Alacs and Georges 2008). In NSW the maximum penalty for keeping exotic snakes is a fine of up to A$110,000 or five years jail. However, such severe penalties are rarely applied...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 26 (3-4): 130–141.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of Australasian Frogs and Reptiles ed by G. Grigg, R. Shine and H. Ehmann. Surrey Beatty & Sons: Chipping Norton. Biology of Australasian Frogs and Reptiles FALK, N. W., GRAVES, H. B. AND BELLIS, E. D., 1978. Highway right-of-way fences as deer deterrents. J. Wildl. Manage. 42: 646-50. Highway...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (1): 32–48.
Published: 17 March 2014
... Herpetologica 16 183 190 Hero, J-M., Littlejohn, M. and Marantelli, G. 1991. Frogwatch Field Guide to Victorian Frogs. Victorian Department of Conservation and Environment, Melbourne. Frogwatch Field Guide to Victorian Frogs Hobbs, J.N. 1980. Frogs as a deterrent to breeding success...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 263–266.
Published: 27 August 2014
.... jervisiensis occurred once the encounter call failed to serve as a deterrent and is likely to be used as a last resort as it is a disruptive and energetically costly action (Shepard 2004). Dynamic sexual dichromatism is a temporary colour change that occurs in male frogs during the breeding period (Bell...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 27 October 2020
... that can be traced through the SES. Such changes may or may not have adverse impacts on the economics of pastoralism depending on whether there is a direct correlation between increasing dingo numbers and increased predation on livestock. Alternatives to lethal control take the form of deterrents...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/9780958608541
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (1): 43–51.
Published: 01 January 2016
... 14: 289-300. Clark, R.W. 2005. Pursuit-deterrent communication between prey animals and Timber Rattlesnakes (Crotalus horridus): the response of snake to harassment displays. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 59: 258-261. httpdx.doi.org/10.1007/ s00265-005-0032-9 Cooke, R., Wallis, R. and Webster...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 198–203.
Published: 14 October 2011
... is very sensitive to human presence. The compaction of the nest plug through body slams may act as a nest predator deterrent as the nest plug is very difficult to remove in clay soils. Summary In summary the entire nesting procedure from leaving the water until re-entering the water can vary between one...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (2): 290–307.
Published: 01 December 2019
.... Recent research on the function of the stripe pattern in Burchell s zebra (Equus burchellii) suggests another possible explanation for the function of stripes in the Thylacine. Britten et al. (2016) hypothesise that a high-contrast stripe pattern may act as a visual deterrent to blood- sucking flies...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (1): 17–25.
Published: 01 January 2016
... and Canada, donkeys have been successfully employed in keeping coyotes, foxes, wild dogs and even bobcats away from flocks (Meade 2015; Tapscott 1997). 9 Indeed, there are programs in the United States which assist ranchers with the implementation of non-lethal predator deterrent methods including guardian...