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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 576–589.
Published: 20 October 2011
...N. Fisher; A. Lee; J. Cribb; G. Haynes The red fox Vulpes vulpes is one of the most destructive invasive species in mainland Australia and has recently been introduced to Tasmania. This paper reports the results of a survey conducted in Tasmania in mid-2006, to ascertain the public's views about...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 22 April 2021
...Daniel Lunney; Indrie Sonawane; Ian Shannon; Ben Hope; Mathew S. Crowther ABSTRACT We used two survey methods - citizen science for private land and cameras for protected areas - to map the distribution of dingoes/wild dogs and foxes in NSW. Dingo/wild dog records were mostly confined to the east...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 19–41.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Matthew Mo; Mike Roache; Rebecca Williams; Ian N. Drinnan; Beth Noël ABSTRACT The management of the Kareela flying-fox camp in southern Sydney, New South Wales, is a case study of the challenges faced by local councils trying to mitigate negative impacts from flying-foxes on their communities. When...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 124–138.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Matthew Mo; Mike Roache; Deb Lenson; Heidi Thomson; Mitchell Jarvis; Natalie Foster; Angie Radford; Lorraine Oliver; Damon L. Oliver; Joss Bentley ABSTRACT Flying-fox camps in urban areas are a contentious wildlife management issue. Since 2012, Grey-headed Flying-foxes Pteropus poliocephalus have...
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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 (2017) 38 (4): 610–628.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Cameron A. Graham; Martine Maron; Clive A. McAlpine ABSTRACT Invasive predators are identified as an important threatening process implicated in native species decline and extinction in Australia. This study aimed at developing our understanding of landscape-level spatial patterns in the red fox...
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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) 31 (1): 240–253.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Peggy Eby; Greg Richards; Linda Collins; Kerryn Parry-Jones The Grey-headed Flying-fox Pteropus poliocephalus has an expansive range. However, the species actually occupies a relatively restricted and continuously changing habitat area, which is primarily defined by irregular patterns of nectar...
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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...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 27 (3-4): 49–54.
Published: 17 March 2014
... (Chiroptera: Pteropodidae) in New South Wales. Australian Mammalogy 10: 81-86. Pteropus poliocephalus (Chiroptera: Pteropodidae) in New South Wales Australian Mammalogy 10 81 86 PARRY-JONES, K. AND AUGEE, M. L., 1991. Food selection by Grey-headed Flying-foxes (Pteropus poliocephalus) occupying...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (3-4): 239–244.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Dianne Vavryn Barmoya Reunion Committee, 1994. Back to Barmoya Reunion. Hoy, N. T., 1993. Establishment of Trees on Saline Waterlogged Soils. Unpub. Masters Thesis, central Queensland, 132 pp. Early history of flying foxes in the Barmoya district near Rockhampton, central...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 22 (2): 5–6.
Published: 17 March 2014
...-fox, Pteropus poliocephalus (Megochiroptera). Hons. thesis, University of New England, Armidale, New South Wales. Ratcliffe, F. N. (1931). The Flying Fox (Pteropus) in Australia. CSIRO Bulletin number 53. and in the arid zone where it follows the erratic flowering of the river gums (e.g. E u c...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (4): 437–442.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... Parturition Posture Flying-fox Chapman, A., Hall, L. S. and Bennett, M. B., 1994. Sexual dimorphism in the pelvic girdle of Australian flying foxea. Aust. J. Zool. 42: 261-65. Sexual dimorphism in the pelvic girdle of Australian flying foxea Aust. J. Zool. 42 261 65 Kunz, T. H...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (4): 443–448.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Len Martin Observations on the roosting posture of adult and mother-raised-young flying-10x8s demonstrate that there is no good reason for neonate and infant flying-foxes in human care to be lightly wrapped-up with their hind limbs constrained. It is suggested that this practice causes...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 698–710.
Published: 20 October 2011
...Anja Divljan; Kerryn Parry-Jones; Peggy Eby For several years, animal welfare concerns have been raised over the practice of shooting Grey-headed Flying-foxes (GHFF) in commercial fruit orchards in Australia, and the role of government agencies in licensing the kill. In NSW the practice is poorly...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 463–533.
Published: 20 October 2011
...Ian Abbott Based on new evidence (700 records), this paper provides a detailed account of the importation, release, occurrence, establishment, spread, and early impact on prey animals of the red fox, Vulpes vulpes , in Victoria and adjacent parts of south-eastern Australia. Foxes were imported...