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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 520–533.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Jai M. Green-Barber; Julie M. Old ABSTRACT Many species have adapted their behaviour to survive in anthropogenically developed environments (hereafter referred to as developed). Eastern grey kangaroos Macropus giganteus are common in developed areas, however very few studies have evaluated...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.016
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... Five claims about Eastern Grey Kangaroos Macropus giganteus , or their management, are tested with evidence. Most of the evidence is drawn from three populations of M. giganteus located on reserved land in or near the ACT, which have the highest measured densities of any kangaroo populations...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 102–117.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Anne Kerle ABSTRACT The interaction between Eastern Grey Kangaroos ( Macropus giganteus ) and humans in peri-urban locations is one that excites great passion between conflicting views. Are the kangaroos a problem pest or a diminishing icon? And where conflicts occur between kangaroos, threatened...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (3): 330–339.
Published: 17 March 2014
...D.J. Shelly Data obtained from two surveys conducted in the winters of 1966 and 1987 show that, for the study area, centred on the town of Murrundi in the Upper Hunter Valley of New South Wales, non-sex.based commercial shooting of the Eastern Grey Kangaroo Macropus giganteus did not greatly alter...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (4): 599–602.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Graeme Coulson; Ruth Coulson The eastern grey kangaroo, Macropus giganteus , and the western grey kangaroo, M. fuliginosus , occur over an extensive zone of sympatry, but there has been no record of hybridisation between these sibling species in the field. The two species can be reliably...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.022
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... species, like kangaroos? I applied FNIRS to kangaroos in drought affected south-east New South Wales to explore dietary and non-dietary information. The data suggests that: a) Eastern Grey Kangaroos mostly eat high quality ‘green’ feed b) Eastern Grey Kangaroos start to lose body condition when...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 275–279.
Published: 17 March 2014
... aerial survey counts with those obtained using helicopter line transect surveys. While the currently used correction factors may be suitable for red kangaroos Macropus rufus, correction factors of at least 1.5 times these are probably required for eastern and western grey kangaroos M. giganteus and M...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 784–800.
Published: 01 December 2018
... were eastern grey kangaroos (9,298,261 in 2017). The zone with the highest number of red kangaroos (1,567,598 in 2017) was in the far west of the State, in the Tibooburra commercial zone. The total number in the commercial take in 2017 was 454,626, representing 16% of the quota allowed to be taken...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.003
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... The town of Anglesea on the west coast of Victoria is famous for its Eastern Grey Kangaroos. However, conflicts have increased between people and kangaroos in the town. Many concerns are centred on the golf course, which can support a population of over 300 kangaroos at times. Roadkills...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 19 July 2021
... on wildlife behaviour and efficacy in busy urban environments. © 2021 Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 2021 Road ecology roadkill mitigation eastern grey kangaroo urbanisation conservation threatened species, urban wildlife ABSTRACTVirtual fencing as a wildlife-vehicle collision...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 280–286.
Published: 17 March 2014
... rufus, were relatively constant for eastern grey kangaroos M. giganteus and were highly variable for common wallaroos M. robustus . Nevertheless, medium-term population trends for the two kangaroo species were moderately well tracked. Currently, correction factors for fixed-wing surveys are applied...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (2): 184–189.
Published: 10 October 2011
... that for two species of kangaroo, the large eastern grey kangaroo ( Macropus giganteus ; liveweight 30-70 kg) and the smaller red-necked wallaby ( M. rufogriseus ; liveweight 10-24 kg), carcase weight loss after 10 days cold storage was negligible. There was no significant effect of species on carcase weight...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 301–305.
Published: 17 March 2014
...G. Lundie-Jenkins; D. W. Hoolihan; G. W. Maag Four species of macropods are commercially harvested in Queensland, red kangaroos, eastern grey kangaroos, common wallaroos and whiptail wallabies, under the control of the Nature Conservation (Macropod Harvesting) Conservation Plan 1994. Queensland's...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 140–150.
Published: 01 January 2019
... about wild dogs? Anne Kerle (Kerle Environmental) - The eastern grey kangaroo: a modern conservation dilemma. Tanja Strive and Tarnya Cox (CSIRO Health & Biosecurity) - Lethal biological control of rabbits - Recent public concerns around the most powerful tool available for landscape scale...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 458–462.
Published: 20 October 2011
... cycling autotrophic and heterotrophic sources Red Kangaroo Eastern Grey Kangaroo Baldwin, D.S. 1999. Dissolved organic matter and phosphorus leached from fresh and ‘terrestrially’ aged River Red Gum leaves: implications for assessing river-floodplain interactions. Freshwater Biology 41: 675...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 306–308.
Published: 17 March 2014
... requires annual population estimates for each species culled commercially, namely the red kangaroo Macropus rufus, eastern grey kangaroo M. giganteus, western grey kangaroo M. fuliginosus, the common or eastern wallaroo M. robustus robustus and euro or inland wallaroo M. robustus erubescens...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 267–274.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... (1980) and Buckland et al. (1993). The helicopter line transect technique is both accurate and precise in determining population densities of eastern grey kangaroos and red kangaroos over a range of habitats, seasons and densities (Clancy et al. 1997; Clancy and Pople, unpubl. data) (Fig. 5a,b...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 25 (3): 86–87.
Published: 17 March 2014
... Grey kangaroos are among the largest and most con- spicuous of our Australian marsupials. Until recently they were considered a single species (Macropus major) but Poole and others discovered important reproductive dif- ferences between the eastern (now M. giganteus) and western (now M. mginosus) forms...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 409–413.
Published: 01 September 2018
... entering burrows, whilst eastern grey kangaroos Macropus giganteus and wallaroos Macropus robustus robustus were observed investigating burrow entrances. Whilst there was no obvious excavating conducted by kangaroos, or hip holes as defined by Eldridge and Rath (2002), video images did show some...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 181–202.
Published: 01 January 2019
... across the commercial zones. Figure 2 shows population total estimates for 36 years, from 1981 to 2017, for the most abundant, commercially harvested macropod species in Australia; including Eastern Grey Kangaroo Macropus giganteus, Red Kangaroo M. rufus, and Western Grey Kangaroo M. fuliginosus. In 2017...