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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 610–628.
Published: 01 September 2017
... seasons and in response to fluctuating rabbit abundance. Yet the influence of landscape structure on the spatial dietary patterns of foxes has been largely ignored. One study examined the influence of different habitat patches on the diet of red foxes on a grazing property (Palmer 1995); however, the diet...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (3): 421–431.
Published: 17 March 2014
... survey; this disparity was also evident in a pronounced size difference in the reptile species composition of the two techniques. The comparison demonstrates that the standard survey protocol has substantial biases against some species and groups of species and that additional sampling effort or specific...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (1): 49–55.
Published: 17 March 2014
... phosphogluconate dehydrogenase allele is missing from the three high rainfall populations (Sydney, Mogo and Bemboka) studied. While different coat colours are found in rabbits in inland NSW, ‘blue' rabbits are not found in Sydney rabbit populations and ‘ginger' rabbits are very rare. The suite of ten nematode...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (3): 355–363.
Published: 04 June 2013
...-tailed Bat Mormopterus norfolkensis . We undertook targeted surveys to capture M. norfolkensis and investigate the factors that influence roost selection. However, we were only able to capture and radio-track six individuals in two different regions of New South Wales (three in the Hunter Valley...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.002
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.006
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... of this population of animals had become problematic. Using an Actor-Network approach, different understandings of the koalas on Kangaroo Island were analysed. Several distinct groups, with different views of the koalas and ideas of how the animals should be managed, were active in the discussion as to how...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2003.004
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-6-5
... There has been much discussion about the difference between marine and terrestrial systems and appropriateness of applying terrestrial conservation methods to marine systems. To investigate these issues, 43 criteria were assessed for magnitude of difference and implications for conservation...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.046
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 25 February 2021
... of how flora and fauna assemblages differ across the DBF. This study adds to literature demonstrating that the removal of the dingo has led to profound shifts in the shrub, mammal and bird assemblages in arid Australia. Any expansion of dingo control in arid Australia must be considered against the far...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (2): 238–245.
Published: 17 March 2014
... and adults were sexed, and size at onset of maturity was determined. Geographic variation in P. barbata was also studied by comparing lizards from three regions in New South Wales (NSW), which differ in annual rainfall. Relative to snout-vent length, head and leg lengths were in negative allometry in all...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 25 (3): 86–87.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Robert Wallis A difference in the Ears of Kangaroos Robert L. Wallis1 'Department of Science, Victoria College, Rusden Campus, Clayton, Victoria 3168 Grey kangaroos are among the largest and most con- spicuous of our Australian marsupials. Until recently they were considered a single species...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 378–382.
Published: 14 October 2011
... acid cycle, we characterized CS activity levels in extracted muscles to see if this better explained age-related differences in peak aerobic performance. Surprisingly, juvenile sparrows had significantly higher CS activity levels than adults (197.8 vs. 179.0 µM g −1 min −1 , respectively). This higher...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.034
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
... This study scrutinized the reporting in the Sydney Morning Herald , a major NSW newspaper, in three periods between mid-2008 and early 2012, to examine Jay Rosen's clever question and answer: “What's the difference between climate science and climate journalism? The former is self-correcting...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.088
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... As a senior student geography project, the effect of human activity on insect biodiversity in urban Sydney was undertaken at three locations with differing levels of recreational use. The locations were Lane Cove National Park, Bicentennial Park, and Cabarita/ Queen Elizabeth Parks, Concord...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.044
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.020
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... captive bred juveniles. To determine the degree of plasticity in the forearm growth rate and hence the reliability of this method, the forearm growth of two groups of captive-bred flying-foxes whose mothers were fed different diets was compared. The difference in diet, a protein supplement of pollen...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.044
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... Organ Pipes NP in NW Melbourne is a replanted eucalypt woodland where timber bat boxes of Stebbings' English design were installed in 1992 and first used late in1994. The bats found have been over 90% Gould's and 7% Large Forest Bats. Boxes of 6 different designs were tried over 15 years...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.018
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... activity levels at more open and less structurally complex sites. Mormopterus sp. 2 was significantly more active in riparian habitats, which may be due to a preference for more mesic environments. Observations of flight patterns revealed slight differences in the two species' microhabitat use, however...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.049
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
... to consider the literature of two different situated sciences, ecology and archaeology. Traditionally, ecological science has been spatially extensive, while archaeology is temporally deep. One emphasising space and process, the other time and sequence. This paper argues that the nature of the desert itself...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.015
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... Epigaeic (active above the ground) arthropods were collected in late summer from 27 Buttongrass moorland sites of different ages. The sites formed a chronosequence ranging from one month to 64 years since the last fire and were located in the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area. Sampling...