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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 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...
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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 (2014) 33 (4): 530–561.
Published: 17 March 2014
... Terrace, Perth Early Days 3 14 19 Adams, P.J. 2003. Parasites of feral cats and native fauna from Western Australia: the application of molecular techniques for the study of parasitic infections in Australian wildlife. Ph.D thesis, Murdoch University. Aldrich, F. 1919. Fisheries Department...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2001.004
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-2-7
.... 8-fold in one breeding season where foxes and feral cats were persistently shot. Rabbit numbers remained suppressed, however, where foxes and cats were not shot. Indeed, after two years of shooting, rabbits on the shot site were well on their way to another eruption, except that another drought...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 352–358.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Jennifer R. Anson ABSTRACT Australian mammals have been subject to a range of threats that have contributed to species declines and extinctions since European settlement. Invasive predators, namely the European Red Fox Vulpes vulpes and the feral Cat Felis catus , are particularly detrimental...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 67–74.
Published: 01 January 2019
... native species? Ricky Spencer (Western Sydney University) - What ‘impact’ will the killing of two million cats by 2020 have on feral cat populations? Rod Kavanagh (Australian Wildlife Conservancy) - Conservation fencing: little cost but significant benefits for threatened native species. Libby Robin...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (4): 533–562.
Published: 17 March 2014
... in South Australia and Tamworth in New South Wales) in the period 1915-1918, which coincided with the eruptive wave of the fox invasion. In addition, he recorded the decline of specific species that he attributes to a combination of disease and predation from feral cats (the native cats Dasyurus spp...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1994.004
EISBN: 0-9599951-9-6
... heritage, the increased abundance of kangaroos; and the predator-prey complex of foxes, feral cats and rabbits. Conservation can only have what is left over. Even on National Parks where there is no sheep grazing, the rest of the unbalancing complement of herbivores and predators is in place. The removal...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 41 (3): 608–642.
Published: 22 April 2021
..., with the greatest concentration being in the north-east of the state, as well as a marked presence in the south-east. Foxes are common and widespread within protected areas, but less common in the north-east of the state. The camera data also indicated that feral cats are widespread within protected areas.The...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 41 (3): 417–432.
Published: 13 April 2021
... persisted regardless of rainfall. The activity of rabbits and small mammals was lower where dingoes were absent and fox activity was high, while the activity of macropods was higher in the absence of dingoes. Feral cat activity did not differ significantly between sites under different dingo management...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1994.018
EISBN: 0-9599951-9-6
... of the northern half of the region by woody weeds and the destruction of small native animals and birds by foxes and feral cats, and the destruction of habitat by feral pigs and goats, will reduce the benefits of this recovery unless these adverse factors can be brought under control. ...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 41–48.
Published: 01 January 2019
... (Director, Threatened Species Commissioner's Office) - Tackling feral cats. Morgan Pratchett (James Cook University) - Should we and could we eradicate coral eating Crown-of-Thorns Starfish from Australia's Great Barrier Reef? Joy Becker and Paul Hick (University of Sydney) - An epidemiologic model of koi...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.062
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... to ameliorate the threats. This paper presents an overview of how the threat abatement planning process is being used to plan initiatives to reduce the biodiversity impacts of invasive species. The approach taken in four threat abatement plans (foxes Vulpes vulpes , feral cats Felis catus , bitou bush...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (1): 100–107.
Published: 17 March 2014
... for the species are from areas with dense and complex ground cover and a high diversity of food-plant availability. The species is also thought to be at risk from exotic mammalian predators (feral cats Felis catus and red foxes Vulpes vulpes ), and to be negatively associated with habitat edges, although...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1994.008
EISBN: 0-9599951-9-6
... are judged to be currently at risk in western New South Wales at national, state or regional levels. The feral cat Felis catus is implicated in the regional demise of up to 10 species prior to 1857. The linked activities of land clearance and pastoral activity are implicated most strongly in the subsequent...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 85–102.
Published: 01 December 2017
... journals were representative of the book-length discussions among scholars in this emerging field, so we did not undertake further analysis of books. 1 Exact search terms were cat or cats and feral cat or feral cats , and pig or pigs and feral pig or feral pigs . Australian Zoologist volume...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 392–403.
Published: 01 May 2020
... logical step in automation was recognition of individual animals, originally conceptualised by Hiby et al. (2009) using pattern analysis for a selection of species in the Northern Hemisphere. We now use pattern analysis for individual identification of quolls (Dasyurus maculatus maculatus) and feral cats...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 711–718.
Published: 20 October 2011
... triggers continent-wide collapse of mammal prey: dingoes and marsupials in Australia Proceedings of the Royal Society of London - Series B: Biological Sciences 274 341 346 Jones, E. and Coman, B. J. 1981. Ecology of the feral cat, Felis catus (L.), in south-eastern Australia I. Diet. Australian...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 103–113.
Published: 01 December 2017
... at Wardang in 1922, and had completely overrun the island by 1938). Rabbits are vermin and threaten agriculture, yet they also displace bilbies and other small mammals that are the focus of feral cat and fox abatement programs coat of arms by eating the animals that frame its heraldry (kangaroo and emu...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 544–549.
Published: 20 October 2011
... Methodology DECC 2009. About the BioBanking public register. Department of Environment and Climate Change. http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/bimspr/. Dickman, C. 1996. Overview of the Impact of Feral Cats on Australian Native Fauna. Australian Nature Conservation Agency, Canberra. Overview...