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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 28 December 2020
... by some authors in spite of a lack of morphological differentiation or interfertility between Dingo and Domestic Dog hybrids. As a result, there is a need to review the taxonomy of the Dingo with the aim of confirming its correct scientific name in order to promote stability. Using the most widely...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 27 October 2020
...Warren Schofield ABSTRACT The impact of predation by dingoes/wild dogs on livestock creates extreme amounts of stress, angst and anger within rural communities. How do we return to a well-managed landscape and once again have positive communication between stakeholders? Wild dogs attack livestock...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 86–93.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Scott A. Thompson; Graham G. Thompson; Philip C. Withers; Emma M. Bennett ABSTRACT Conservation detection dogs have been widely used for finding scats, retreat sites and specific plant and animal species for a variety of purposes, including monitoring, management, biosecurity and eradication...
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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 (2019) 40 (1): 92–101.
Published: 01 January 2019
... easily into conservation and policy frameworks. Organisms that are hybrids are one such example. Indeed, hybridisation can result in both the protection and persecution of wild organisms, especially if the hybrid status is uncertain. Here, we outline the issue of hybridisation between dingoes and dogs...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (1): 102–104.
Published: 02 June 2014
...Graham Fulton Two different hunting methods, used by domestic Dogs Canis familiaris , are described involving attacks on an Orange-footed Scrubfowl Megapodius reinwardt and Silver Gull Chroicocephalus novaehollandiae . The two observations were recorded in widely different habitats: one occurred...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2001.012
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-2-7
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2001.015
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-2-7
... the interaction between these Acts and the practical consequences arising from them. We also describe a proposed approach to wild dog control orders that binds the Crown under the Rural Lands Protection Act 1998 , and hopefully enables dingoes to be conserved in New South Wales. ...
Book
Book Cover Image
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 0001
DOI: 10.7882/BTW.1998
EISBN: 9780958608503
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 0001
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1998.022
EISBN: 9780958608503
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 0001
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1998.027
EISBN: 9780958608503
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 14 July 2020
..., in part because using the term “wild dogs” to describe management renders “dingoes” invisible, framing the issue as one of control of introduced pests rather than control of an iconic Australian animal. We distributed an online questionnaire survey to the Australian public ( N = 811) to measure how...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 416–432.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Romane H. Cristescu; Russell L. Miller; Céline H. Frère ABSTRACT In conservation, consistent and extensive under-funding has necessitated creative thinking to address conservation issues on a low budget, and innovations are burgeoning as a result. One example is the use of dogs that, thanks...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 09 March 2020
... species from the air continued. The application of aerial baiting in dingo/wild dog control is believed to have a temporal effect, anecdotally achieving short-term goals towards reducing livestock losses from predation. There is no conclusive data, however, to support this claim. The true impact of aerial...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (1): 17–25.
Published: 01 January 2016
... constructed as a pest to farmers, a feral animal that does not belong, and vermin to be exterminated. The latest incarnation is interesting as the donkey is once again proving ‘valuable’ as the guardian animal of choice for some farmers and pastoralists seeking to protect their flocks from wild dogs Canis...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (3): 406–409.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Peter Banks; K. Nelika; A. Hughes; Tania Rose Domestic dogs are typically prohibited from National Parks and other wildlife reserves partly because managers fear that dog faeces will deter native small mammals from their normal behaviours. We tested this notion for two native small mammals in Ku...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2001.007
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-2-7
... In New South Wales, a series of punitive Acts against dingoes and wild dogs has been enacted since sheep and cattle were introduced with European settlement. Predation of sheep and sometimes calves by wild dogs can be financially debilitating for some livestock enterprises that are adjacent...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 22 April 2021
...Daniel Lunney; Indrie Sonawane; Ian Shannon; Ben Hope; Mathew S. Crowther ABSTRACT We used two survey methods - citizen science for private land and cameras for protected areas - to map the distribution of dingoes/wild dogs and foxes in NSW. Dingo/wild dog records were mostly confined to the east...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2001.008
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-2-7
... The effective conservation of the dingo in Australia requires that a purebred animal can be reliably distinguished from a hybrid domestic dog. Even though the dingo and the dog are closely related differences in DNA between them can be used as the basis of a test to detect hybrids. Genetic...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 07 July 2020
...Mathew S. Crowther; Kylie M. Cairns; Lily M. van Eeden; Mike Letnic ABSTRACT The impact of hybridisation between dingoes and domestic dogs, and the subsequent introgression of domestic dog genes into dingo populations, remains a topic of significant impact. It has been claimed, but with little...