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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 94–101.
Published: 01 October 2020
... amounts of toxin; and hence, facilitate taste aversion learning by the predator. The context of the encounters, such as differences in geography, may help to explain why the invasion of cane toads has not significantly impacted on crocodile populations at this site, in contrast to heavy impacts reported...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (1): 82–89.
Published: 04 October 2011
...@saugov.sa.gov.au 2 5 Bell Court, Encounter Bay, S.A. 5211, Australia. 3 Department for Environment and Heritage, PO Box 39, Kingscote, S.A. 5223, Australia. 4 La Trobe University, Bundoora, Vic. 3083, Australia. 832009 AustralianZoologist volume 35 (1) Methods Counts and the colonies At the Seal Slide in 2003...
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.2008.022
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... One of the major challenges facing zoos in the 21 st Century is the balance between maximising the impact of our conservation message and the responsibilities to the animal collection. According to recent research, experiential exhibits and close encounters with animals, with an emphasis...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/9780980327229
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.2008.032
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 0001
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1989a.003
EISBN: 978-0-9599951-1-4
... are problems common to the census of birds throughout the world. Asynchronous reproduction and a high level of communal or co-operative nesting are special problems encountered in censuses of Australia’s terrestrial avifauna. Despite these unique features and the relatively recent use of bird censusing...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.009
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
... The experiencing of wildlife by tourists has become the business of wildlife tourism (WT). Essentially, this is about increasing the probability of positive encounters with wildlife for visitors whilst protecting the wildlife resource. There is a wide range of species, habitats, methods...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.051
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
... that will be encountered as well as the procedures required for putting together a story for television is the most effective element in producing a finished story that both the field researchers and the television crew will be happy with. ...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 214–219.
Published: 11 November 2020
...Gregory P. Brown; Jeremy Hemphill; Richard Shine ABSTRACT We describe a case of a free-ranging Carpet Python Morelia spilota consuming a toxic Cane Toad Rhinella marina , and dying as a result. Such an encounter would not be surprising at the toad invasion front, where predators first confront...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.046
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
..., maintenance, escape, aggressive, and courtship behaviour were made in the field during the early part of the breeding season and in the laboratory with males and females in staged encounters. Although much of the behavioural repertoire of this species is typical of diurnal lizards, several features...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (2): 153–158.
Published: 07 February 2013
... freshwater species Chelodina longicollis Shaw, the Eastern Long-necked Turtle, sampled from farm dams in North Western peri-urban Sydney. Twelve epibiont taxa were collected, with the most commonly encountered species being the leech Placobdelloides bancrofti McKenna and a chironomid. Encounter rates varied...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 364–378.
Published: 01 May 2020
... events which allowed us to determine diet based on visual identification (to the family level) of plants consumed. This approach could be further broadened to include a comparison of plant species consumed versus plant species encountered to provide a novel approach to diet selection analysis. When...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 407–415.
Published: 01 May 2020
... a safe and accessible alternative aerial platform for a range of applications. We demonstrate the viability of blimp-mounted cameras in a notoriously difficult area to conduct research: the high-energy nearshore marine zone. Specifically, we sought to determine the likelihood of encountering marine...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 733–747.
Published: 01 December 2018
... challenges due to the harsh environmental conditions or extreme weather events that may be encountered. Such conditions are especially likely to occur in arid environments. Fieldwork issues can arise from vehicle breakdowns, wildfires and heavy rainfall events, all of which can delay or even cancel data...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 17–25.
Published: 01 December 2017
... caught in “evolutionary traps”. For example, as generalist omnivores we evolved a ‘balanced diet’, commonly represented by ‘food pyramids’, reflecting how often we encountered and consumed various food types during our evolutionary past. We therefore evolved preferences to collect and consume foods high...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 499–504.
Published: 01 September 2017
... specimens. We recorded 79 free-ranging corn snakes captured by three wildlife organizations between 2002 and 2014 in the greater Sydney region, Australia. There was an increasing encounter rate over time, suggesting that this is a growing problem and may result in the establishment and spread...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 318–328.
Published: 01 June 2017
... elements of the last two of these approaches. Applying them requires understanding students' worldviews and the methods and limitations of science, as well as employing learning activities that engage, not alienate. In this context, we describe the creationist positions that may be encountered when...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 275–279.
Published: 17 March 2014
... factors. The correction factors currently used to account for the negative bias in fixed-wing aerial surveys of kangaroos, which were derived for red kangaroos, have not been found to be suitable for all species likely to be encountered in surveys. This was confirmed by comparison of standard fixed-wing...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (2): 258–264.
Published: 17 March 2014
... contentions of a plaguing species, this rodent was rarely encountered in areas extensive sampled within its range. Notwithstanding the spate of localities reported here, we caution against the presumption of that L. lakedownensis may not be of conservation concern, and suggest knowledge regarding the biology...