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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
10.7882/FS.2011.020
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... Determining the population dynamics of the vulnerable Grey-headed Flying-fox, Pteropus poliocephalus requires accurate methods of estimating the age of wild animals. Traditionally, wild juvenile P. poliocephalus have been aged by comparing their forearm measurements to those of known-aged...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
10.7882/FS.2011.039
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... Orchardists have used electrified grids, which kill or injure flying-foxes, to “protect” fruit crops. In recent years legal challenges to this practice have been mounted on conservation and animal cruelty grounds. A 2001 Federal Court judgement prohibited use of one 6.4km grid because...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
10.7882/FS.2011.040
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... The Grey-headed Flying-fox, Pteropus poliocephalus , is listed as a threatened species in NSW, Victoria and nationally. The Grey-headed Flying-fox is a key species in maintaining forest ecosystems through the pollination of native trees and the dispersal of rainforest seeds. This threatened...
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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (3): 752–769.
Published: 02 March 2022
...Matthew Mo; Lorraine Oliver; Kylie Coutts-McClelland; Nathaly Jones; Joshua Gregory ABSTRACT The management of a Grey-headed Flying-fox Pteropus poliocephalus camp in Berry, New South Wales, is a case study of the challenges faced by local councils and state environment agencies trying to address...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 515–528.
Published: 01 June 2020
...Helen M Smith; Linda E Neaves; Anja Divljan ABSTRACT Historically, reports of insectivory in family Pteropodidae have largely been anecdotal and thought to be an incidental corollary of flying-foxes feeding on plant products. More recent direct observations of flying-foxes catching and consuming...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 175–180.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Eva Gonzales; Robert Close The Little Red Flying-fox Pteropus scapulatus is the most widely distributed flying-fox in Australia yet is the least studied. An injured female was taken in captivity and gave birth to a male. Careful notes were taken of the development of the young and its relationship...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 38–54.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Stephen Garnett; Olivia Whybird; Hugh Spencer A survey of all known Spectacled Flying Fox camps in the wet tropics was undertaken in March 1998 with the assistance of volunteers. About 153 000 flying foxes were counted at 12 major camps. These data are compared with historical data and the status...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (3): 310–315.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Michael Vardon; Boyd Simpson; David Sherwell; Christopher Tidemann A small colony (100-5000) of Little Red Flying-foxes Pteropus scapulatusis usually resident at Mataranka Hot Springs in the semi-arid zone of the Northern Territory of Australia between October and February. In 1994-95 this changed...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (3): 447–457.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Linda Christesen; John Nelson The vocalisations emitted by adult and juvenile Grey-headed Flying-foxes Pteropus poliocephalus (Chiroptera: Pteropodidae) within daytime camps and night nurseries were studied using audio and video data. The calls were differentiated via discriminant analysis...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (1): 69–75.
Published: 17 March 2014
...G. C. Richards; L. S. Hall A new species of flying-fox (genus Pteropus) is described as P. banakrisi . This species is similar in appearance to P. alecto which is seasonally sympatric in the type locality, but P. banakrisi is much smaller and differs in dental characteristics. P banakrisi is also...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (1): 76–100.
Published: 17 March 2014
... vulnerability to extinction. Flying foxes are long-lived, seasonal breeders, with a rigid, well-defined breeding season that is largely or wholly genetically determined. Unlike opportunistic, highly reproductive species, such as rabbits or mice, female flying foxes are unable to produce viable young before...