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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 58–73.
Published: 01 October 2020
..., 2016a, 2018a,b,c) provide refined criteria. oceanariums and mobile exhibitors. 58 AuZstoraolilaongist volume 41 (1) 2020 Managing non-releasable animals following rehabilitation A) imprinted (Vogelnest 2008; Kock et al. 2010; OEH 2011). Despite this, some animals may still be retained because...
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Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (4): 485–491.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Gerry Swan; Steve Wilson A fire through hummock grassland in Western Queensland adjacent to a gas pipeline trench resulted in a 650% increase in the number of animals that were recovered from the trench in the seven days following the fire compared to the seven days prior. Those lizard species...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (4): 436–445.
Published: 17 March 2014
...; Davis 1989; Heath 1978; Gambold et al. 1995; Lindsay et al. 2001; Rudder 1979, 1999; Seaton and Bradley 2004; Waddy 1988) and a rich compendium of such information is under threat as elders pass away and younger members of the community cease to follow traditional ways. Data were collected...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (1-2): 85–92.
Published: 17 March 2014
... in the long-term. This study is a preliminary observation of the fauna composition in one selected tide pool subjected to repeated defaunation. Recolonization by fishes of a rocky intertidal pool following repeated defaunation R. Lardner, Walter Ivantsoff and Lucy E. L. M. Crowley School of Biological...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.052
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
... Plenary, Part 1. Question-and-answer sessions. Following some of the spoken presentations, there were a few questions from the floor. The questions and answers were recorded. While logically they would seem best to follow directly after the relevant paper, we believe they now read better...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.914
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... disturbance of mining then burning. Jarrah forest spiders appear highly speciose, but taxonomically poorly known. Following burning, a significant change in species composition occurred between younger (0 and 3 years post-burning) and older (6 and 9 years post-burning) sites. Following mining, species...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.059
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... The Western Australian Threatened Species Scientific Committee was formed in 1997 following the disbanding of separate flora and fauna committees. Its role is to advise the Minister for the Environment on the listing of threatened and specially protected flora and fauna under the Wildlife...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.027
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... vigorous discussion. The scenario is a future history; that is, it is written from a perspective of 10 years hence. Plausible changes that could lead to the hypothetical future are described. The objectives of the scenario, which are described in some detail, set the direction for what follows. The first...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.012
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... The discovery of the New South Wales molluscan fauna is discussed, from the discoveries of Cook's voyage at Botany Bay, up to the present day. The roles of the following workers are discussed: George French Angas, James Cox, John Brazier, Thomas Whitelegge, Charles Hedley, Joyce Allan, Tom...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2022)
Published: 20 May 2022
..., with an additional investment of AUD$2.1 million. As a result, subsidies achieved netting of 182 hectares of crops in the Sydney Basin and Central Coast and 503 hectares in the remainder of NSW. The number of shooting licences granted by the NSW Government in growing seasons following the subsidy program were...
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Australian Zoologist (2023)
Published: 20 January 2023
.... Southern Brown Bandicoots built nests significantly higher above ground than Long-nosed Bandicoots. Nests built in more dense and darker microhabitats were significantly taller than those built in more open habitats. Following fire, the Southern Brown Bandicoot required a more dense groundcover to conceal...
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
... on conservation action, are the most effective ways to influence visitor's conservation behaviours (AZA, 2006). Zoos can provide memorable and motivating animal encounters. However, Government legislation, strategies, procedures and policies must be followed to ensure that zoos are meeting the health and welfare...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (2): 592–607.
Published: 31 August 2022
... occupancy trend showed a stable to slight increase between 1995 and 2019, but a ~26% reduction following wildfire. The increasing trend occurred despite a long-term rainfall deficit that was punctuated by occasional above average years during the survey period. There was no evidence that timber harvesting...
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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (2): 479–501.
Published: 13 July 2022
... for a range of species with few prior records and variable amounts of biological information. Therefore, a project was undertaken to perform Rapid Habitat Assessments (RHAs) for 13 priority KI invertebrate species, followed by species-specific surveys. RHAs are a method employed to quickly assess the presence...
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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (2): 502–513.
Published: 13 July 2022
...Melinda J. Laidlaw; Harry B. Hines; Rhonda I. Melzer; Tracey B. Churchill ABSTRACT Bushfire severity mapping and analysis for Queensland’s Gondwana Rainforests World Heritage Area properties following wildfires in 2019/20 was found to under-predict the ecological impact within closed-canopy...
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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (2): 534–560.
Published: 24 June 2022
...Isabella Howard; Jenna C. H. Ridley; Wade Blanchard; Kita R. Ashman; David B. Lindenmayer; Megan L. Head; Kara N. Youngentob ABSTRACT Nest boxes are often deployed in an attempt to offset the loss of natural tree hollows following landscape disturbance (e.g., land clearing, logging and wildfire...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (2): 561–591.
Published: 10 May 2022
... were being monitored. Fortunately, an inventory of large trees and stags (≥60 cm diameter at breast height (dbh)) had been conducted on site prior to the impact of the fires. The two nests were destroyed and many large trees and stags were lost or severely damaged. In the four months following...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (2): 256–277.
Published: 09 May 2022
... sites crashed following the post-mating death of males. These patterns reversed for A. mimetes in 1981 and 1982 and for A. agilis in 1982, with numbers and survival then being higher in the burnt than in the control site. Relative numbers of the Bush Rat ( Rattus fuscipes ) increased in a similar manner...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2022)
Published: 09 May 2022
... composition and abundance following fires that burnt the transect. Between 1986 and 2008 two species, Broad-tailed Acanthiza apicalis and Western Thornbill A. inornata , declined to extinction, with the loss of the Western Thornbill a consequence of the 1989 fire. Other species, including Black-capped...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 129–139.
Published: 01 January 2019
... by services and systems embedded within a political, legal and social framework. Poison was found an effective tool for clearing lands selected for agricultural production in the early 1800s, and this discovery was followed by a rapid expansion in the application, range, methods of delivery and quantity...