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Australian Zoologist (2021) 42 (3): 719–732.
Published: 06 December 2021
... was taken by a Lace Monitor ( Varanus varius ) on August 29. A camera placed at the nest when discovered was active for the entire monitoring period. Thirteen sound recordings (in 6h periods) were made at the nest between July 16 and August 28 inclusive. The literature on vocalisations by the female...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 679–680.
Published: 20 October 2011
... in the area of the stomach. Using the length of the nestling as a gauge, the python was approximately 200cm long and probably an adult female based on estimated snout-vent length and head length and width (Pearson et al. 2005). The size of the bulge was consistent with the python having eaten the adult female...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 160–165.
Published: 14 October 2011
... are speculative and difficult to address, requiring expensive data. One concern is that older females are the more successful breeders and teach their daughters optimal habitat and diet selection. The lack of older animals in a harvested population may reduce the fitness of the remaining individuals; implying...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
10.7882/FS.2011.015
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... separate captive colonies, can be utilised to maintain genetic vigour, thus preventing in-breeding in potential seed populations that can then be returned to restored habitat. The development of AI technology in flying-foxes has been hampered by the atypical reproductive biology of female Megachiroptera...
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Australian Zoologist (2023) 43 (2): 368–389.
Published: 13 November 2023
... was monitored at nominally weekly intervals, by sex, across the duration of the flying season in six mire patches in the Blue Mountains, New South Wales. There was a preponderance of adult males and a relatively consistent trend in changing relative abundance of adult males compared to females within mire...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 42 (3): 699–701.
Published: 29 October 2021
...Jari Cornelis; Damian Lettoof; Lucinda Lam; Sam Loughridge; Fabien Aubret ABSTRACT Dystocia in reptiles is the retention of ova or foetuses within the female due to the failure of the female to complete parturition or oviposition. This disorder is commonly observed in captive reptiles, but has...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 55–70.
Published: 17 March 2014
..., males are larger than females both in snout-vent length and in mass. Large specimens are notably lacking from collections made during the coolest time of year. The number of premaxillary teeth is not correlated with head size. However, the number of acrodont teeth on the maxilla and dentary increases...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (4): 383–386.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Allen Greer; Alison Mills In a sample of 49 mature Litoria dentala from a single Sydney population collected over two consecutive nights in early autumn, males were significantly more common than females. Males and females had similar average weights, but females averaged larger in snout-vent...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (1): 62–82.
Published: 01 January 2016
... were studied and a variety of useful identification characteristics were found. These included marks on subterminal tail panels, yellowish colouration, upper mandible markings, atypical white feathers, white panels on undertail coverts and grey areas in the ear covert patches of females. A combination...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
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 (2023) 43 (2): 199–219.
Published: 10 November 2023
... troughs. Based on evidence from one individually-marked pair, Western Red-tailed Cockatoos may form long lasting pair bonds. While females breed every 12 months, some have bred in both Autumn and Spring seasons. Young Red-tailed Cockatoos remain with their parents up to two years after fledging...
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Australian Zoologist (2023) 43 (2): 276–280.
Published: 02 October 2023
... was either observed or inferred (but see Moseby et al. 2012), making each a valuable datapoint. Here, we present a short description of a young adult female Red Fox presumed to have been killed by Dingo in Myall Lakes National Park on the basis of: (1) the close proximity of a Dingo pack (within...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (2): 238–245.
Published: 17 March 2014
... specimens, and tail length was in positive allometry in juveniles, but negative in adults. Sexual dimorphism was evident in body size and shape. Males grew larger and reached maturity at larger sizes than females. While juvenile shape did not differ between the sexes, mature males had proportionately longer...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (2): 210–216.
Published: 17 March 2014
..., no tagged frogs were recorded to move between them. In contrast, one female bell frog moved 1.25 km between one of these and the third site over a 14 month-period. The ratio of male to female frogs was 2.5:1, suggesting either that the population is male-dominated or that females are more cryptic...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (2): 217–222.
Published: 01 January 2016
... it is thought to estivate in underground burrows while waiting for summer rain. During a survey in seasonal river catchments the first photographic evidence was obtained of an estivating female crab containing 42 crablets under the abdomen plate. Uncovering this female with crablets suggests that egg...
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Australian Zoologist (2023) 43 (1): 97–108.
Published: 01 May 2023
... on display. This research has resulted in the discovery and identification of a later thylacine arrival at the zoo, the endling of the species: an aged, adult female, whose body was indeed forwarded to the museum upon her death, and preserved therein; and we explain why no contemporary details...