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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 29 July 2020
...Michael P. Ward; Kathryn Qing-Ling Sivieng; Victoria Brookes ABSTRACT Interactions between dingoes and domestic dogs in Australia have implications for disease spread, but to understand the potential impact, better knowledge of the nature of this dingo-domestic dog interface is needed. Driven...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 505–517.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Micaela Jemison ABSTRACT The media plays a key role in shaping public definition of a human-wildlife disease conflict and the acceptance of nominated solutions. While the One Health approach has brought together science and health disciplines to manage emerging infectious diseases (EIDs...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (1): 1–14.
Published: 02 June 2014
... inextricably linked to the expansion of the island's nascent phosphate industry. The endemic rats were killed off by a disease introduced with black rats R. rattus , which according to the mining company manager Captain Samuel Vincent, were bought to the island by the SS Hindustan that arrived in December 1899...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (4): 530–561.
Published: 17 March 2014
... on the information discovered, the hypothesis is advanced that the early decline was caused by an exotic disease. The evidence available is suggestive of a first wave of mammal declines and extinctions in Western Australia (WA) commencing about 1875. From this single, contingent historical event, it is postulated...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 36 (1): 75–92.
Published: 07 September 2012
...Robert Paddle While anecdotal accounts exist in the literature of epidemic disease as a significant factor in recent mammalian extinctions, harder data has not previously been presented. The statistics from the deliberate killing of thylacines as a pest species support contemporary records...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.011
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
... As global climates change, the incidence and severity of diseases in natural ecosystems also appears to be increasing. This has been linked to increasingly stressful conditions, which can lead to more susceptible hosts and environmental effects on pathogen abundance and virulence. Recently...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.899
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (2): 298–315.
Published: 17 March 2014
... issues involving the transmission, or possibility of transmission, of serious viral diseases by these large bats. Such issues require informed public discussion. It is the joint responsibility of science/medical professionals and journalists to ensure that such discussion occurs. Australian Bat...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 0001
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1990.019
EISBN: 0-949324-29-9
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.017
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
.... The collections of animals in zoos are an important resource that can be used to address some of the gaps in our knowledge, particularly when integrated with field research and conservation planning. Zoos can increase our understanding of the impact of wildlife disease by conducting integrated disease...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 80–85.
Published: 01 October 2020
... of Sydney, NSW, Australia. 2 Marie Bashir Institute for Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity,The University of Sydney, NSW, Australia. 3 Medical Entomology, NSW Health Pathology,Westmead Hospital,Westmead, NSW, Australia. * jayne.hanford@sydney.edu.au Urban freshwater wetlands have been identified...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.011
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
... are unlikely to replace domestic animals as pets. We also raise concerns about animal welfare and other issues that could flow from keeping native animals as pets. These include (among others):- potential for a significant incidence of stress-related and husbandry-related diseases, problems with access...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.015
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... remain poorly understood. Most research in the Darling District has been directed to disturbance ecology including mining, logging, fire and plant disease. Rehabilitation following bauxite mining and the dynamics and management of dieback disease caused by Phytophthora dnnamomi in the jarrah forest...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.022
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
... - a disease causing infertility - had been established as being present in the Gunnedah population. The likely spread of this disease throughout the Gunnedah koala population presents a further challenge to wildlife managers in the context of a changing climate. The potential indirect effects of global...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 492–504.
Published: 01 May 2020
... Diego, CA 92112, USA 3 Marie Bashir Institute for Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia. 4 Faculty of Science, Sydney School of Veterinary Science, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia * corresponding author: catherine.grueber...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.047
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... Three previously unknown viruses have been recently described in flying-foxes. Hendra virus, Menangle virus and Australian bat lyssavirus (ABL) are regarded as emerging diseases of potential importance to both animal and public health. While there is no evidence that Hendra or Menangle virus...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2012) 36 (1): 55–58.
Published: 07 September 2012
... Litoria (Tschudi) E. Meyer1, K. A. Murray2,3 and H.B. Hines4 1School of Biological Science, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Brisbane, QLD 4072. 2The Ecology Centre, School of Biological Science, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Brisbane, QLD 4072. 3Biosecurity and Tropical Infectious Diseases...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.031
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
... changes, owing to human influences, are lowering frog numbers and species diversity. Other factors involved include heavy metals, pesticides, salinity, temperature, disease, competition from introduced species and human collection. The complex interactions and synergistic effects of these factors on frogs...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.036
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... Flying-foxes generate polarised responses from the community: from those who are pro flying-foxes and their conservation to those who perceive the animals as disease-ridden pests that are in plague proportions and have no value. Much time is thus spent by wildlife managers in dealing...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.040
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
... (AECs). Our research, which was stopped, used proximity sensing radiocollars to obtain information on disease transmission important for managing a novel contagious cancer that is threatening the Tasmanian devil with extinction. Important lessons include the need for a governance structure of AECs...