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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (3): 374–387.
Published: 14 September 2020
... released on to an island as vertebrate biocontrol tools intended to eradicate feral goats and restore native vegetation being threatened by the goats. The experiment was successful, and the dingoes reduced the goat population to one or perhaps two male goats within ~2 years. This predator introduction...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (2): 233–246.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Rosalie Chapple This paper analyses the complex social and political dynamics of feral horse management policy in Guy Fawkes River National Park, NSW, and also suggests ways in which it might be made more effective. Cultural, historical and ecological dimensions of horse management are examined...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 822–825.
Published: 20 October 2011
... that the feral species was currently at a competitive advantage over the native species. 822 2011AustralianZoologist volume 35 (3) Introduction The loss of biodiversity worldwide has been widely attributed to the impact of exotic species (Mooney and Cleland 2001; Cox 2004; Gong et al. 2009...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 251–264.
Published: 14 October 2011
...Jocelyn Coventry; Glenn Edwards; Benxiang Zeng Australia supports the largest population of free-ranging, one-humped camels Camelus dromedarius in the world. These feral camels originated and bred from camels introduced into Australia up to 160 years ago. With estimated doubling of numbers every...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
10.7882/FS.2007.004
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 103–113.
Published: 01 December 2017
... of the people who undertake it. Conservation is an opportunity for service that many volunteers welcome. 1032017 Framing the problem of feral animals All that protein, shot and left to waste while so much of the world is hungry So exclaimed my South African friend as she observed Australians culling tens...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 85–102.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Anna Wilson; David Wilson; Libby Robin ABSTRACT This paper considers how the natural sciences and humanities describe and discuss the biota described as ‘feral’, showing that it is employed differently by the various professionals and researchers. Recognizing that metaphors can colour outcomes...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
10.7882/FS.2007.003
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... industry. There has been sustained growth in the industry (which included turtles for the Asian food market) since its establishment. In many countries, escaped and released animals have formed the basis of feral populations and in some areas they appear to have had a major impact on the biodiversity...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1994
10.7882/RZSNSW.1994.004
EISBN: 0-9599951-9-6
... Is there is a balance between wildlife conservation in western New South Wales and any other land management there? The answer is a resounding NO! The ecological functioning of the region is dominated by introduced systems of herbivory and predation: sheep; rabbits; feral goats; their partial...
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Australian Zoologist (2004) 32 (4): 605–628.
Published: 01 December 2004
... . Shortridge speculated that disease, predation by feral cats Felis catus , competition from house mice Mus musculus , and bushfires were major factors in overall decline, and the impact of closer settlement was important in localised declines. These, and other factors commonly cited as reasons for mammal...
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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 (2020) 41 (3): 459–466.
Published: 09 October 2020
...Angus Emmott The advantages of maintaining Dingoes as a management tool on a beef cattle enterprise in western Queensland are discussed. As elsewhere Dingoes reduce kangaroo and feral pig populations and eradicate feral goats. This is of significant economic importance to our family business...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2001
10.7882/FS.2001.004
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-2-7
... the Dingo Fence. There are four species of kangaroo in New South Wales with only the red kangaroo in South Australia. Neither are there feral goats or pigs on the South Australian side. A recent paper argues that other factors than dingo control lead to increased populations of red kangaroos in north...
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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
10.7882/FS.2010.013
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... to the Region, kept by people as companion animals, pets and working animals (e.g., racehorses, livestock, those in zoos and animal parks, laboratory rats) and their feral counterparts. These animals constitute by far the greatest diversity, if not abundance, of terrestrial vertebrates in the Sydney Region...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.094
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... While it is undeniable that both feral cats and owned domestic cats prey on native wildlife, evidence that this is a threat to the viability of wildlife populations is contentious, particularly in the suburbs. Where uncertainty is great or the risks are high, the precautionary principle...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.023
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... effects, road mortality, disturbance from traffic movement, noise, headlights and pollutants and invasion along the clearings by weeds and fauna alien to the rainforest (including feral species). Barrier effects result from a combination of these factors. Rainforest fauna is often highly susceptible...
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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (4): 972–984.
Published: 28 October 2022
...Steven L. Stephenson; Todd F. Elliott; Kelsey Elliott; Karl Vernes ABSTRACT Little is known about species of myxomycetes associated with vertebrate dung in Australia. In the present study, dung samples of 15 species of mammals (eight marsupials, three native rodents and four domestic or feral...
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Australian Zoologist (2023) 43 (1): 116–122.
Published: 26 May 2023
...). Deliberate and unintentional introductions have resulted in feral populations across the world, including South Africa, the USA, Canada, Europe, Britain, the West Indies, New Zealand, and Australia where they can cause a range of ecological and social problems (Long 1981; Jackson 2006; Cunningham et al. 2016...